Life of Meaning

Meaning or Money? Which Gets Your Attention?

November 19, 2014 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

I love money! I know I’m not supposed to admit it, but I also have to be honest. I love travel. I love cars. I love houses. I love art. You can add clothes and food and concerts. I think I’ll stop there since I’ve already admitted to being a full-on capitalistic bourgeoisie.

On the other hand, I live to help. In fact, my one single goal in life is “to help people feel better about themselves.” Making people feel better is my job.

So, What is it? Meaning or Money…


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Do It Now!!!

November 13, 2014 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

How many times have I planned, in my head, the things I’d really like to do in life? Well, I’m sixty-five and the days of planning in my head are done. Now I am REALLY planning – dates, costs, time, people. I am planning the things I want to do or have, people I want to help, and places I want to go. (I think I’ve put my poor wife in panic zone.)

But my time is NOW. And you know what… “YOUR TIME IS NOW” as well. I don’t care if you’re 20 or 30 or 40 or 50. Don’t put it off. If you want something, then plan it out, save up, and Do It!
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Why Settle?

June 2, 2014 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

As a lifestyle architect I…

  1. Encourage you to “dare to make meaningful changes.”
  2. Inspire you to “do something that means something.”
  3. Provide ways for you to structure a life of meaning filled with adventure and awe. 

I want you to believe that you can indeed “reinvent your life” – that you can trade-in the life you have for the life you want.  I believe that all of us are created to make a difference in our own worlds.

I want you to know that you CAN DO IT! And I will provide online tools and processes to make it so. 

There are tons of things you can do in life but only a few of them really matter. Those are YOUR RIGHT THINGS. I’d like to help you get Your Right Things Right.


Do Life! Don’t Let Life Do You

May 2, 2014 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

In 1995 I wrote a book titled, Getting the Right Things Right: Personal Strategies for Reinventing the Life You Want. I wrote it for me and my friends. Although things were going really well at the time I knew there was more out there.

AND… I knew that if I didn’t intentionally try to live a great life, it would never happen. So I created a plan for living a great life and somewhat succeeded. A lot of cool things happened. I realized that I had to Do Life and not just sit back and let life “do me!”

But here I am again, 20 years later thinking the same thing. 
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Your Life Begins by Finding the “Real” You

February 1, 2014 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

Evidently, I was born with a passion for living and early on I seemed to have unconsciously sought out to find and be the real me.

As early as I can remember it seems I have been on a quest to discover, experience, or experiment with just about everything that crossed my path.

I did crazy (and stupid) stuff even as a kid. Before I was 3 years old I jumped off a hill into a creek and I didn’t know how to swim; and then, I sat on a cactus just to see what it felt like; Huh???—it really hurt!! But now I know: don’t sit on cacti. My penchant to try new things still continues after 60 years. But I still don’t sit on cacti!!!

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