3 05, 2024

MAGIC MOMENTS IN LIFE

2024-05-03T18:27:55+00:00May 3rd, 2024|articles|0 Comments

Here is how I am defining a moment of magic: "A moment when you realized with certainty your life was going to majorly change for the better, and it did." As I was thinking about this article I started to review my life, and think about what were those truly magic moments in my life. I am VERY HAPPY to say I found so [...]

6 09, 2023

Did you make the right decision?

2023-09-06T14:24:35+00:00September 6th, 2023|articles|0 Comments

Isn’t it joyful to look back at your right decisions, days, weeks even years later. My life has been dominated by my right decisions. Including my decision to marry my wife (we have been together over 50 years), deciding to focus my career on being an educator, and I could add pages to the list of my right decisions. I recently received this success story (see [...]

28 06, 2023

Finding My Purpose, A Personal Story – My Moment that Lasts Forever

2023-06-28T18:55:00+00:00June 28th, 2023|articles|0 Comments

I want to share a very personal story, it was about a moment that happened about 25 years ago, a moment that will last forever. Like so many I had been searching for my purpose (not my purpose in life, but a purpose that would help me determine my future career actions and activities). I knew when I found that statement of purpose it would [...]

28 06, 2023

True Story – I Was Saved by an Unborn Baby

2023-06-28T18:29:18+00:00June 28th, 2023|articles|0 Comments

This is NOT the unborn baby I mention in the article below, it is my 17 month old granddaughter, Talia. Isn’t she precious! I was speeding to Rome on the Eurostar train, traveling at speeds over 150 mph, comfortably seated as I passed through the lovely countryside of the Tuscany region of northern Italy. It was what happened previous to speeding to Rome that an unborn [...]

28 06, 2023

Being a PIG and The GUTS to Burn my Bridges

2023-06-28T17:56:34+00:00June 28th, 2023|articles|0 Comments

burn (one's) bridges - To eliminate the possibility of return or retreat. Have you ever burned your bridges to pursue a dream, a new path, a new life? It takes being a PIG and having GUTS! Why do I say “being a pig”? When I was teaching in New York City Richie, a friend of mine who was a policeman, visited my class. One of [...]

27 06, 2023

Are You Living a Life of Action and Passion?

2023-06-27T17:31:41+00:00June 27th, 2023|articles|0 Comments

"Life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived at all." Oliver Wendell Holmes The photo on the left was taken in 1972, the photo on the right taken from the same spot on the promenade in Brooklyn, New York (a walk overlooking [...]

4 12, 2022

Simplicity and The Orange Juice Experience

2022-12-04T17:11:41+00:00December 4th, 2022|articles|0 Comments

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." – Albert Einstein I welcomed the opportunity. Caralyn, my wife, had to go to a meeting and asked if I would take care of our daughter Dhyana who was then seven months old. “Of course!” was my instant response (I truly love being a dad, it is my favorite thing in the world, and [...]

25 09, 2022

I Envied Myself, Finally

2022-09-25T15:20:17+00:00September 25th, 2022|articles|0 Comments

Envy - awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage When you look in the mirror do you envy the person you see? When I was in college I had no certainty on what I wanted to do with my life, thus no idea about what career path I should follow where I would be brilliant and [...]

27 06, 2022

Yeah But – The Words that Defeat Us

2022-06-27T21:50:22+00:00June 27th, 2022|articles|0 Comments

“If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” – Henry Ford By Bernard Percy I have consulted hundreds upon hundreds of individuals to help them determine the right choice to make for their career or educational path. One of the biggest barriers I know I have to prevent and handle before I deliver any consultation is [...]

4 08, 2021

I was totally non-violent until…

2021-08-04T01:26:40+00:00August 4th, 2021|articles|0 Comments

By Bernard Percy I can count on two fingers the number of times I was ready to use physical violence on another. For example, I never once spanked my daughters or used any physical force in raising them. (OK there was one very, very minor exception; my oldest daughter Dhyana was 6 years old and loved to unlock the door to our house. One day [...]

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