So, this is obviously a man that needs no introduction.
Furthermore, this is a man that spoke more eloquently than I do; so I will save you from trying to give my own voice to his deep philosophy of love, acceptance, peace and justice, and let him speak for himself.
The guiding philosophy of Mr. Rogers:
• We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say “It’s not my child, not my community, …Read On
Imagine being able to trigger a boost, to activate an extra jolt of juice, in your exact moment of need…calling on hidden resource to overcome a major obstacle, or capitalize on a fleeting opportunity.
Sounds good, right?
Today is all about the psych-up: what it is, why it works, and how to do it.
I promise you, there is a learnable science behind it. And you might be amazed at how many influential people in all areas of …Read On
If you’re like me (and probably a few million others), The Princess Bride was a movie that captured your imagination as a child or young adult.
There are so many reasons that The Princess Bride is awesome, but as I rewatched it the other day (just cuz), I realized the thing that grabbed me most in this story is the ability to stay focused and fully committed to a purpose, even against overwhelming odds.
As I watched, point-for-point, how Westley …Read On
If you’re reading the League of Awesomeness posts, I’ll risk assuming that you already know of Superman’s Fortress of Solitude.
If not, the quick origin story is this (the simplest of a few versions): A small crystalline artifact was entrusted in the escape pod that bore the baby Superman away from his dying planet of Krypton to Earth.
Years later on Earth, the adult Superman activates this crystal artifact in the Arctic wastelands, and out of it grows an entire …Read On
You’ll shoot your eye out!
As we pass the mid-point of December, like clockwork I start to get a head-to-toe current of electric excitement. Is it the anticipation of time off? Is it the promise of presents? Is it the fabulous feasting?
Nay, it is the seasonal arrival of Ralphie’s adventure through kid-dom that we fondly know as A Christmas Story.
December marks my annual trip to the Parker family’s home of …Read On
On days where I feel so far from all the awesomeness that is inside of me (yes, this does happen), it can feel like the whole world is grey and dull. Do you know what I mean?
It’s on days like these that it becomes the MAIN PRIORITY to get me back in touch with the inner and outer magic.
So I’ve made a video to help remind me when I am in need of magic remembering, and I offer …Read On
You’re a real Superhero. Hey, you don’t have to convince me–I see you inspired and active all over the place:
Or maybe the most super-heroic action of all: random acts of high-fiving kindness:
In short–…Read On