The End or the Beginning?

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This is the time of year when school ends. The celebration is Graduation or is it Commencement?

I graduated from college in 1954. I had been drafted but the start time in the US Army was deferred until I graduated. I graduated, got married, drafted, had basic and advanced training, shipped oversea to Japan and got my wife pregnant. Oh, I went AWOL one weekend of Basic Training to do that little job. Was the last Half of 1954 the end or the beginning of my commencement?

Two teachers answered that question for me and changed my life forever. Ethel Reno, my third-grade teacher taught me a bunch, but I will always say three words she demanded that I always use and do. “DO IT NOW”.

I had great college teachers, but Prof Hall changed my life forever. He taught me to be a great public speaker and debater. Every time I did good, he said “NOW DO IT BETTER”. These five words have given me direction from the beginning and ending of every day since. I BETTER DO IT NOW. NOW DO IT BETTER.

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“You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure what it is you love-who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams” - Oprah Winfrey.

If you are not happy with what you are doing right now, here is my advice.  If what you do right

now, after giving it your full effort for at least 18 months, is not making you happy. QUIT and go do something else. Since 1954 I have been in at least 16 different businesses.

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Steve Jobs’ famous commencement speech at Stanford University in 2005 when Jobs encouraged the students to peruse the path they really love. “Your work is going to fill large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you will know when you find it.  And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So, keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”

If you are just a kid or over 60 find your passion. It will make your heart sing. Your passion is not a hobby or a fad. It is intense. You will want to share it with others. I inform, educate and inspire by writing and talking. My talk is called MY STORY.

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I was 72 when I found my passion of HAPPY HEALTHY LIVING. It is never too late to commence to begin following your dream.

HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY LIFE

 


BETTER DO IT NOW

BEEFITBOB AND THE HAPPY HEALTHY TIP OF THE DAY

WE HAVE BEEN TALKING ABOUT

RUNNING IN PLACE

30 SECONDS IN THE MORNING

AND

30 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON

WHY

BECAUSE WE CAN LOWER OR CHANCES

OF SICKNESS-ILLNESS AND CHRONIC DISEASE

BY 45 TO 80%

NOW

SAY THE FOLLOWING TILL YOU STAND UP AND RUN IN PLACE FOR 30 SECONDS

I BETTER DO IT NOW

DO IT NOW

NOW DO IT BETTER

 DO  THIS EVERYDAY AND YOU WILL BE HAPPY AND HEALTHY

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DRINK LOTS OF WATER

 

 

BEEFITBOB AND THE HAPPY HEALTHY TIP OF THE DAY 

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DRINK LOTS OF WATER. 

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WHY  

DRINK LOTS OF WATER AND CUT OUT SUGAR DRINKS AND YOU WILL LOWER

 YOUR CHANCES OF SICKNESS ILLNESS AND CHRONIC DISEASE

BY A BUNCH  

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HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY DAY

 


THE SIX POWER WORDS TO BE A TOP PERFORMER

BEEFITBOB AND THE HAPPY HEALTHY TIP OF THE DAY

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THESE SIX WORDS DIRECT WHAT I DO EVERY DAY.

         BETTER   DO   IT   I   NOW   RIGHT

I BETTER DO IT. NOW DO IT RIGHT.   NOW DO IT BETTER.  DO IT RIGHT NOW.  

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DO IT'    NOW DO IT BETTER

HAVE A HAPPY HEALTHY DAY


BUMPY ROAD AHEAD


BUMPY ROAD AHEAD

From the time I was in the eighth grade I was on some sort of diet. After college it was a game every new year to make a resolution that this was going to be the year to get lean, trim and healthy. I have tried most every diet to hit the market

. In 1977 I wrote a diet book titled “Give up the fat-The diet fat to fit kit.” For about six months I travelled around the country giving talks, appearing on TV and giving interviews to reporters. It was my 15 minutes of fame.

Then I hit a bump in the road. One customer said loudly and often that she read the book three times and gained weight. My logic had been so brilliant. If you eat less calories than your body burns you will lose weight. It never crossed my mind that if you kept this up for an extended amount of time you would starve to death.

Some of last year diets reappear, and new fantabulous ones hit the market every New year. Old actors,“has been football players” ,and talk show folks are new fish in the diet market waters. It is the economy big push to get the after Christmas market a boost. The bump in the road hits right about now. Getting seven meals a day in the US mail to lose hundreds of pounds and look like a…. well you know the drill. The odds for success are about the same as winning the lottery. Got your ticket? The drawing is big this week.

On June 12, 2016 I started walking every day. Then the routine of eating seven or more fresh and fresh frozen fruits and veggies and nut was becoming a habit. Drinking more water and less sugar drinks ended up with lots of water and no sugar drinks. I began watching what was good stuff to eat and what was not so good. There were less bumps in the road. Some weeks I lost a couple pounds, sometimes lost none, and even some weeks gained a pound. I felt better, my blood pressure was getting under control.

 When there is a bump in the road, I get directions from those who have been there. My top Doctor of 25 years runs two miles in the morning and evening on the treadmill. My sports Doctor has run seventeen Boston Marathons. I have had the opportunity to travel to eight Iron man and women events in the US, observe them and ask their advice.bob

Long ago I stopped asking advice from diet sellers and get my answers from those who walk their talk. Great athletes are consistent. They teach that is OK to fail but not OK to quit. They work at what they do, then do it better. 

When there is a bump in the road, Drink lots of water, eat good food, walk briskly, and get a good night’s sleep.

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Have a Happy Healthy Week.