Saturday, February 18, 2017

Fat Crying and Making Healthy Choices!

 They say sweat is just fat crying...Fighting Obesity one drop at a time.
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Dream Big

Take risks. Put yourself into action. You are capable of more than you admit to yourself. You can reach higher levels than you let yourself dream.

Smarty Pants

You're far too smart to be the only thing standing in your way.

According to Albert

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Be Small

Our opinions are not the only ones that have value. 
If we truly care about those around us, we need to be open to listening to other’s opinions, taking into account their thoughts. Maybe they have a point of view we would never have considered. 
Self-importance prevents us from being able to hear other perspectives and see a bigger picture. 
The smaller we make ourselves, the more clearly we can see.

We can do better...We must do better

I'm NOT Lovin' it!
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A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can't go anywhere till you change it.

The Grapes of Wrath

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Path to Peace

A student once asked one of the great scholars to reveal all the secrets of the Bible and all the laws of the universe while standing on one leg. The sage replied: 
“Love thy neighbor as thyself. The rest is commentary.” 
It’s not just a nice saying. It’s a technology that can bring the Light to bear on any and all darkness or lack in our lives. 
More importantly, it’s the consciousness that can end pain, suffering, and death, thereby creating a reality of peace in the world. 
When you can love the person next to you – especially when you don’t want to! – we all take one step forward on the path to peace.

Monday, February 13, 2017

"Ma Facon"--Joe Maggard

Cause sometimes I just feel like singin...

Film International Review of "RONALD"

"Two other short films at the AFI Docs were standouts. In eight minutes, Ronald introduces viewers to Joe Maggard, who was the official Ronald McDonald clown from 1995-2007. He describes getting into makeup (a 3-hour process), talks about his fascinating past, and performs a karaoke rendition of “Send in the Clowns.” His character is infectious; he truly earns his McDonald’s title of “chief happiness officer.” While it may be odd to see Joe/Ronald cursing, discussing his ego, or comparing his method acting to Brando, his pride and sense of self come across clearly in this winning portrait".--Gary M. Kramer, Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
AFI Docs Film Festival 2014 | Film International

Where there is a will...there is a way...Never give up!

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This Month on TV...Love Field with my Friend Michelle Pfeiffer

...she was nominated for an Oscar for this film, and I helped! HA! Check your local listings.

Your Voice

15 Things to STOP in 17...

With every new year comes the chance to change our mindsets, eliminate negativity and choose to move forward. There is a reason we are told the best is yet to come.

This year, make a resolution you can keep. Stop doing things that are no longer in your best interest. Here are 15 things you must STOP doing in 2015 to truly move forward and live this year to the fullest:

1. Stop showing and telling everything to everyone.
The world does not need to know your every move; leave some things to the imagination. Mystery is good.

2. Stop comparing yourself to others.
What you see is NOT what you get, or even what the true reality of a situation is. We all spend way too much of our time comparing our lives to others; yet, we all forget that the pictures we see of others on Instagram and Facebook are simply highlights of their lives.

They aren’t the everyday; they aren’t the struggle; they aren’t the bad hair day. They are the edited, Photoshopped and posed highlight reel of a momentary highlight of someone else’s life.

3. Stop worrying about what others think of you.
People will judge you regardless of what you do, so do what you want. There’s nothing wrong with walking your own journey on a path you create.

You don’t have to do, like or want the things that other people try, love or desire. Start that blog, write that article or wear that outfit about which you’ve been hesitant. In the great words of Kid Cudi, “They gon’ judge me anyway, so whatever.”

4. Stop waiting.
If you don’t take the chance or risk it all now… when will you? Time will always be hard to find. Start now and go after what you want, or wait for later and hope that later isn’t too late.

5. Stop doubting.
If you have an idea or feeling that keeps coming back to you, make it happen. When an idea keeps coming back, it’s for a reason. Take action and follow the ideas that flood your mind. Million-dollar ideas are a dime a dozen, but it’s only one in a million who follow through with their ideas.

6. Stop being a stranger.
We’re all in this together. When you give the world the best you have, the best comes back to you. Be good to people. Popularity fades, kindness does not.

7. Stop feeling sorry for yourself.
You are not a victim; it’s time to get out of your own way. If you find yourself constantly surrounded by drama, you are the one enabling it.

You will never be able to control what others do; however, you are in full control of how you react. Realize that you can overcome hard times. Instead of attending your own pity party, you can accept the fact that only you can change your thoughts and experiences.

You have the power to control your feelings.

8. Stop standing in your own way.
The thoughts in your head about yourself and your situation really do affect your life. Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t reside in-between your own ears.

Follow your intuition and learn that nothing that lasts is started through force. If you have to force it, leave it behind.

9. Stop feeling guilty.
There is a difference between moving on and quitting. Understand that it’s okay to grow out of things. You don’t have to want the same things you wanted when you were 16, 18, 21 or 25…

Life changes, and so do we. Staying where you are and living with guilt or fear is a guaranteed trip to nowhere. You’re allowed to move on and miss it at the same time. Missing something or someone doesn’t make you weak; it makes you real.

10. Stop thinking money creates value.
Don’t overvalue short-term benefits. Higher pay doesn’t equate to a job that will make you feel complete. A significant other with a nice car doesn’t equal a lifetime of happiness.

Choose a job that will give you experience, more opportunities and tons of room for professional and personal growth. Choose a relationship based on someone’s heart, not bank account.

11. Stop feeling obligated.
Don’t make decisions based on what you think you SHOULD do.

Don’t take advice from people who don’t have to live with the result of the decision. Make decisions based on what you WANT to do. It’s your life and you’ll have to live with the choices you make. You don’t need to choose the mediocre when greatness exists.

12. Stop saying “yes” all the time.
No is a complete sentence. You owe no one an explanation for not wanting to go out, not wanting to take a drink, not wanting to stay over, not wanting to go to the reunion.

13. Stop thinking everything is a competition.
The true definition of power is how much you can give back, and not just monetarily. Being powerful is like being classy: If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.

14. Stop trying to be like everyone else.
Once and for all, own who you are, own where you’ve been, and don’t be afraid to tell your story.

15. Stop thinking you have to get it right on the first try.
No one else has it figured out, either. There is no guidebook or perfect formula, and often, life works much more as a process of elimination to figure out what we want.

We learn more and more about ourselves and the things that truly make us happy every day — and more importantly, the things that don’t. There are moments in life when everything is blurry and moments everything seems to be in focus.

Just like the lens of a camera, you have the power to adjust your vision. And, even on the darkness days, where you can’t see anything, just keep moving forward. It’s the only constant and forever the direction in which we all must go.

Source: EliteDaily

Given Freely

Never chase love, affection or attention. If it isn't given freely by another person, it isn't worth having.