#245 NEW Lindsay Davis- Clues for a Meaningful and Memorable Life

July 3, 2022 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Show Notes  

Just about one month ago we did a show with one of my very favorite people, Creative Business and Performance Coach, Lindsay Davis. For those interested, that was show #238 on the very important subject of Detachment. It was all about how to emotionally detach from stress-inducing situations.

As we neared the end of the episode, we realized that a follow-up session might be very helpful and offer clarity on a subject very dear to all of us: how do we discover our purpose in life. Now… this is a tricky discussion because there seems (to me) to be two kinds of purposes: One is that general purpose of simply being a good person (you know, with strong values and engaging relationships), but the second kind of purpose is frequently much more difficult to discover. And that is: What is YOUR Personal Purpose.

That is what we will talk about today with Lindsay Davis—who has most helpful thoughts on how to discover “clues to making your life meaningful and memorable.”

 

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#245 Lindsay Davis- Clues for a Meaningful and Memorable Life

July 1, 2022 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Show Notes

Just about one month ago we did a show with one of my very favorite people, Creative Business and Performance Coach, Lindsay Davis. For those interested, that was show #238 on the very important subject of Detachment. It was all about how to emotionally detach from stress-inducing situations.

As we neared the end of the episode, we realized that a follow-up session might be very helpful and offer clarity on a subject very dear to all of us: how do we discover our purpose in life. Now… this is a tricky discussion because there seems (to me) to be two kinds of purposes: One is that general purpose of simply being a good person (you know, with strong values and engaging relationships), but the second kind of purpose is frequently much more difficult to discover. And that is: What is YOUR Personal Purpose.

That is what we will talk about today with Lindsay Davis—who has most helpful thoughts on how to discover “clues to making your life meaningful and memorable.”

 

Check out this episode!

Disconnecting from Your Inner Gorilla

June 25, 2022 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

 May you see in what you do the beauty of your soul… Be excessively gentle with yourself.” John O’Donohue

Who needs critics when the most harmful of naysayers dwells within our own consciousness? Like the old cartoon reminded us (I can’t even remember the source), “I have seen the enemy and the enemy is us!”

Your Inner Gorilla

In my younger days I was even harder on myself than I am today. Today I have learned the arts of patience and self-gentleness—both of which were nonexistent in my 30’s – 50’s. Nearly 40 years ago, a psychologist friend of mine used to remind me that, “We all walk around handcuffed to this critical, angry-assed gorilla with the sole intention of telling us how bad or wrong we are. And the real irony is that we hold the key to that handcuffs that bind us. We are just too familiar with his tactics to let him go.”
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#244 Rand Sperry: Making the Most of the Years that Matter Most

June 21, 2022 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Show Notes 

Well, it’s my first day back from 3 weeks in Portugal. I am rested and ready to go. Today’s show is sort of a last-minute idea because we feared I would be hampered by jetlag, but that is not the case.

I am so happy to say that my dear friend, Rand Sperry was available to have a discussion on a subject very dear to both of us—basically it’s all about how to optimize “old age” before you reach “Old, old age.” Haha

In the 2020’s we have an entirely different concept of old age than we did 50 years ago. 50 years ago, 60 was considered old. Today that is not the case. In fact, I am not even sure what we consider to be “old age” now days—certainly not before 80 years old.

In two months, I will be 73 and I feel as if I am at least 20 years younger. In fact, I am in what I consider to be the most golden years of life. I call these years my “Autumn” which I will explain later in the show.

So let’s bring on the very youthful Rand Sperry to talk about “Making the Most of the Years that Matter Most.”

 

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The Fruit of the Spirit: A Gift or a Requirement?

June 18, 2022 by Charlie Hedges − 2 Comments

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…” The Bible

THOUGHTS FROM LISBON, JUNE 2022

I read this morning of the creativity of writing. The author suggested writing with no purpose (like a book), but just writing for the sake of writing. Let the creativity flow in whatever direction it chooses.

Religion or Spirituality?

My concern this morning has to do with the subject of my new book which seems to have morphed from a contemplation on the mystics to treatise on “spirituality.” Although the church in the West is experiencing a serious decline, that does not mean that the general population is not asking important questions about their inner lives regarding spirituality and the meaning of life.
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