The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins Changed my LIFE!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in books, cancer, Giving Thanks, Health, Videos | No Comments

Back in June of 2011 I had been cancer-free for one year. Coming back from stage III throat cancer was not easy, but as I sat in the University of Kansas Cancer Center waiting for my one-year follow-up, I had this nagging question that I couldn’t shake. The questions was “is this all that is left for me?” waiting […]

Power of Time, Regret, and Gratitude

Posted by on Oct 18, 2016 in army, Giving Thanks, Time, Videos | No Comments

A couple of weeks ago I was at Fort Stewart, Georgia when HURRICANE MATTHEW rolled through. As you might imagine, the weather was terrible, high winds, heavy rain and flooding but we certainly didn’t get the worst of it. In our relative safety I took a few minutes to record this video, because it’s in […]

Thank Yourself– Videos 1 & 2

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Communication, Giving Thanks, Videos | No Comments

For those of you who have been following me for a little while know that I’m all about giving thanks. I’ve written about it here on my blog before when I talked about writing thank you cards.  Incredible things happen when you say “thank you” to others and I’m living proof of that. In these videos below, […]

Video Blog 004 ~ Hunt the Good Stuff, Plus

Posted by on Jan 30, 2016 in #htgs, Giving Thanks, Journaling, Resiliency, Videos | No Comments

I’ve talked about Hunt the Good Stuff before (#htgs) but for those who are not familiar with it, it’s something I picked up while attending the US Army’s Resiliency Training at University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center. The concept is simple, start your day with three points of gratitude. I write these down in my journal, […]

Video Blog 003 ~ Journaling and Success

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in #htgs, Giving Thanks, Health, Journaling, Travel, Videos | 7 Comments

Welcome back! For episode 003 I go to the Stuttgart Haupt Bahnhof and to where it all started for my 25 year ago. Journaling is something I’ve done throughout my whole life, through the ups and the downs. It’s a great way of dealing with stress, it’s a means of meditation and a way to […]

A special thanks to the University of Kansas Hospital

At my last routine check up at the University of Kansas Hospital I took a few minutes to answer some questions about KU and some of the themes from my book. I can’t say enough good things about the KU team, their work has been exceptional and they have truly become another family to me. Special […]

Marathon #8 in Hamburg and Improving your Optimism Daily

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Giving Thanks, Marathons, Resiliency, Videos | No Comments

This past Saturday I ran my 8th marathon since being diagnosed with cancer, and this time I was in Hamburg, Germany. What an amazing experience! More than 750,000 spectators and 20,000 runners. I shot this quick video when I finished, in which I talk about daily exercises to improve your optimism, as well as Hunt […]

Do you want to feel great and improve your health today? Just say, “Thank You.”

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Communication, Giving Thanks | 41 Comments

I’ve contemplated for weeks with eager anticipation about the topic for this first blog. I’ve got literally hundreds of topics to discuss and will get to every one over the next couple of years. The immediate focus will come from the over 50 topics contained within the manuscript of my upcoming book, Three Points of Contact. […]