People have this idea that life coaching is about telling people what to do. It's about listening — because, really, everyone does know what's best for them. » Home: Kimberly, Idaho Lifeline: My great God; my wife, Margo; and family Words to Live by: I can't do everything for everybody all the time, but I can do something for somebody some of the time.
It's the process of figuring it out, and doing it, that's valuable. In the 17 months I served in Vietnam, I earned the Distinguished Flying Cross. And people say, "Man, you're a hero." No, what I was was somebody else's target practice.
There's not one day that goes by that I don't hug my wife and give her a kiss and tell her I love her. I had been a graphic designer in New York, and when I turned 50, I began painting seriously, exploring new techniques and media and always returning to the lush beauty of Hawaii. I also teach yoga and exercise with friends every morning.
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Life Reimagined will help you see your goals from a new perspective Today, at 54, I'm still doing the job I love most — the other guys call me Grandpa.
Instead, I decided to get back into firefighting condition, which involved seven months of physical therapy and training, at least two hours a day, four days a week.
But I believe it's good not to know too much, because if you know a lot about something, you may be afraid to try it.
And, really, this idea is one of the main components of faith. The Rejoice streams 24 hours of programming for an urban audience daily — you might see a holy hip-hop rap artist, or you might see classic black movies from the '40s and '50s starring Lena Horne.
I wrote about my experience in 2004 with the Mosul bombing in Iraq (80 percent of the proceeds from the book go to support our soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder). And as I approached 50, I had to think about my own: I was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
My doctor told me that if it hadn't been caught early, I would have been looking at a terminal case 10 years later.