Sharing, teaching, learning


Last night, I (and my rockstar Office Manager) had the opportunity to speak to a room full of Chiropractors and Chiropractic Assistants. It was an honor to do so! We also listened to a few other speakers who are on the same mission: to help as many people as we can. One of the best ways we do that, is by helping each other become better servants of humanity. I am grateful for learning, teaching, sharing and propelling ourselves and others in that mission!


Learning and implementing

This weekend I attended an amazing Pediatric Neurology seminar. I learned applicable things for my practice and for my life. We discussed the importance of social connections on the human brain (adult and pediatric), and the importance of right brain activities (creativity, fun, play) on brain and nervous system development and health. We discussed some alarming statistics (kids ages 13-18 spend almost 9 hours a day on entertainment “media”, over 1million kids under the age of 5 are on psychiatric drugs, etc) and talked about how all of this needs to change. It was a great seminar and I am truly excited to help my patients, friends and my family love better, feel better and become more connected and alive!

We also had a lot of fun with a good friend and their wonderful family. I am grateful!


Throughout our home, we have some very positive and uplifting signs. My wife made quite a few of them, others we have purchased through the years. I am grateful for them, and for the reminders to CHOOSE my day and forge my life 🙂


Reminders to notice


This morning at our meeting at work, Jessica (Office Manager of Lindeman Chiropractic) read a quote about the importance of taking some time to brag/realize our accomplishments.

I am grateful for the reminders to notice (in the midst of trying to improve/grow) how awesome life already is!

You can read more about it on this post


My Best Self Planner


A couple years ago, I began my foray into forging my days rather than just letting them happen. I have experimented with different planners and I love the Best Self Planner. It is simple, easy to use, contains some great quotes and has room for morning and evening gratitude. Every morning, as part of my routine, I take some time to plan my day (not just with “things to do” but with inspiration goals as well), check in on my plans for the week and the quarter and re-affirm my purpose. There is a spot on every daily page for writing out your mission/purpose. In the evening before bed, I open it back up, sit in my (squeaky) chair in our bedroom, and check back in to see how I did for the day. There is a section for “lessons learned” aka things I can improve upon and a section for 3 gratitudes from the day.  It is great and I am truly thankful for this great tool.


Also, it came with a dry erase 13 week calendar we use at work for our morning meetings. We write weekly and daily # goals, but also what we are working on as team and individually and we check back in/grade ourselves the following morning, it is a great way to start the work day too!


The ability to exemplify

I am so grateful that we all are given the opportunity to be the example of how we want the world to be. In light of (yet another) tragedy plaguing our world, we can choose to bring the joy, we can choose to be the light, we can choose to exemplify what true human warmth and compassion is. I am thankful for the opportunity to be the example, and it is not taken lightly.

I am grateful for the love in humanity and the ability to choose to allow it to grow and spread or to do the exact opposite. Today and everyday, I choose love.



Love all around


I am so grateful for all the love in my life! It’s Valentine’s Day! I know many people think of this day as a “romantic” love day, and it is, but it is also a day to celebrate ALL THE LOVE that surrounds us in our lives. Friends, parents, acquaintances, pets, siblings, children, spouse… all of their love is just as significant. Love truly makes the world go round and if we can stop and notice how much of it we see in a daily basis, it will grow, as will love’s IMPACT. So I am grateful for ALL THE LOVE that surrounds us, and noticing that love truly makes the world go round :)!