Fall Photo Montage
[ December 5th 2017 at 3:43 am ]
My chronic pain has been very hard to control during the past few weeks. I needed some quiet time. Saturday I went out to enjoy nature. I took these photos at the same time. I've made the commentary about chronic pain. I hope you are able to enjoy this fall photo montage.
The Skill Of Addressing Your Anger
[ December 2nd 2017 at 2:29 am ]
This video is meant to be the beginning of addressing anger in your life. It isn't to replace the advice of a health care professional. I've made this to share the skill set I use. I've dedicated a portion of this video for anger in children. I've repeated a message I often share: That it is ok to seek professional help for mental health issues such as anger in perusing wholeness for your life. I am hoping the Internet isn't something you hide behind. Instead I've made this video to support you in a decision to work through the issues in your life affecting you.
Needing A Wheelchair? New To A Wheelchair? Talk
[ November 30th 2017 at 12:39 am ]
This video is to give confidence, educate and empower those who are starting on the journey to use a wheelchair. It is to help you pick yourself up when feeling frustrated. It is to strengthen you when feeling afraid. It is to make the decision to embrace the use of a wheelchair easier. Most importantly I've made this to help you live the best quality of life possible for your under the circumstances.
When Children Have A PA Day From School
[ November 26th 2017 at 12:16 am ]
This video is a reflection on planning activities for your children for when they have days off school due to teacher training, meetings, adverse weather, etc. I've made this video to encourage youth and their parents or guardians to seize upon the opportunity these days give so they will make a difference in the lives of their children and install self confidence and self worth.
Christmas Lights 2017
[ November 25th 2017 at 11:49 pm ]
This is my Christmas Lights video for 2017. I post a video each year for those who are unable to get out and enjoy the Christmas season for any number of reasons. I've decided to post this years video early. There is a lot of hopelessness and feeling helpless between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I wanted to put this online early so those of you who can't take part in other Christmas oriented activities will at least have this to use.
Playing Ball Hockey Using My Wheelchair Story
[ November 25th 2017 at 12:03 am ]
After finishing in the pool Wednesday evening I was talking to a parent of 2 young boys. While talking to the dad the youngest boy (around 5 years old) went over to the bin. He retrieved 3 hockey sticks: For his brother, myself and him to play ball hockey together. It is amazing how children accept me and my wheelchair doesn't affect them. I've also used this video to speak about wheelchair accessible sports.
Don't Sell Yourself Out
[ November 22nd 2017 at 12:03 am ]
This video is a message I prepared to encourage you with living the fullest and most enjoyable life possible. This includes persevering in the midst of adversity and having an honest reflection of your abilities and skills.
Do You Know Who You Are?
[ November 18th 2017 at 7:44 pm ]
This video is about the fundamental question: How you define and describe yourself. I hope this video will especially help youth and those who are undergoing life changing events that have triggered questions about oneself.
Tonight I Helped A Grade 11 Student Do His Home Work
[ November 18th 2017 at 7:26 pm ]
Tonight has been very special. One of the youth in the community asked me if I would help him with his home work. I've found this really rewarding.
My Top Tip For Children And Youth To Prepare For Your Adult Life
[ November 13th 2017 at 5:32 pm ]
This video is for children and youth. I've made this to help give direction in preparing for your adult life. This isn't a "one day" process. Several years of hard work while you are a child and into your teen years will pay off and set you up for a big win as an adult. For when there may be tension about doing your chores I've made this to give a different perspective and motivation to pursue your dreams.