Memorial Day began in 1868 as a way to remember and honor those who died while serving in the military. Memorial Day is also looked upon as the unofficial beginning of summer and here in the Denver Metro area as being the day 50,000 + runners and walkers gather for the Bolder Boulder. I’m not sure but it just seems to me that too often we forget this… Read More »Daily RICHual #91: Happy Memorial Day
Sometimes the Daily RICHual is silence. Sometimes when there is little or nothing on your mind, it is best to leave it that way. Is nothing something? Today it is and THAT is your Daily RICHual.
I’d just got in from 5 miles in the Cherry Creek State Park, which was GORGEOUS this morning. Barely a cloud in the sky, cooler temps than the previous two days, and a nice chat with my youngest son, Ryan.So, I send him off to head to bed (he works nights at Amazon) and decide it’s shower time. I’m feeling a little down, slightly stressed, monstrously fat, and as I… Read More »Day 18: Well, THAT was a surprise!
There is an episode of How I Met Your Mother called the Bracket and in itMarshall has to pretend like he’s minding his own business. His problem is he doesn’t know what to do with his hands. Up until a few weeks ago, I had the same problem meditating. Nice seque, huh? My initial guided sessions didn’t really give any advice, so I did what any inquiring, self-motivated person would… Read More »Daily RICHual #89: What do I do with my hands?
There have been quite a few things about this Corona Virus crap that has made our last couple of months challenging. First, don’t get me wrong, the sickness, death and devastation to many families has been terrible and I struggle to find the words to fully express that. I am just grateful for my health and the health of those close to me. Having said that, I got something today… Read More »Daily RICHual #88: I Got a Haircut
While adding some updated information to a Zoom class I’m doing tomorrow on video marketing, I found 7 interesting statistics: •In 2019 85% of all internet users watched video •They spend 88% more time on a website with video •Internet users spent 6:48 hours watching videos per week •Mobile video consumption is still rising over 100% per year •1 billion hours of video is consumed each day on YouTube •Video… Read More »Daily RICHual #87: Video Marketing Still Rocks!
So I’ve been doing quite a bit of meditation the last four weeks. A key concept that comes up over and over is mindfulness. Being mindful allows people to train their mind to observe their own thoughts, feelings, and sensations with an objective view. Almost like an outsider looking in who doesn’t care. Some of the benefits of this have been found to be Higher brain functioning; Increased immune function;… Read More »Daily RICHual #86: A Little Mindfulness Goes a Long Way
Plant Based Stuffed Peppers Things are happening.Not today. I mean, things will happen today but I just woke up so not THAT much has happened. But the week in general, has been pretty positive.No specifics yet, but I’m either losing significant weight or redistributing it. Pants that seemed snug, or downright tight are now loose. A pair of shorts I hadn’t worn in a while began creeping down my hips… Read More »Day 13: Things are happening!
If you asked my sons what they learned from me growing up they would tell you TWO things: The 1st was to Be aware. If one of the boys was reaching across the table and knocked over their milk, no one was angry about the milk. The lesson was that next time, you should be aware of your surroundings. Headspace fonder, and former Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe had a teacher… Read More »Daily RICHual #85: Lessons to my Sons
So our brains produce substances that can improve your health, stuff like endorphins, gamma globulins. These chemicals strengthen your immune system Recent research has shown that what your brain produces depends, at least in part, on your thoughts, feelings and expectations And in their study, Drs Heather Rasmussen, Michael Scheier, and Joel Greenhouse, showed that when you’re sick and you have hope, a positive attitude, AND believe that you’ll get… Read More »Daily RICHual #84: Mind, Body and Positivity