Category: Building Margin

Ep 095 Why You Need Margin in Life

“It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? “ -H.D. Thoreau In this episode, Dr. Curtis explores the value of purposeful rest and margin in life. Without margin, we lose perspective and sometimes never fully realize we are lost in busyness and distraction. This […]

EP 067 Interview: Eric Davis, Simplifying Life with a Navy SEAL Sniper Instructor

Constant misfortune brings this one blessing: to whom it always assails, it eventually fortifies. Seneca What if you had a chance to chat with the person who trained THE American Sniper-Chris Kyle how to shoot? What would ask him about achieving excellence, dealing with adversity, and simplifying complexity? Well, hopefully we did a fair job […]

EP 062 Stress Reduction Series: Volume 3

I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. Henry David Thoreau Summary Stress is everywhere, but stress is nowhere…it’s all about perspective. The quote for this post is helpful to put things into their proper place, in reference to stress in our lives. It’s amazing how nature can humble […]

EP 061 Stress Reduction Series: Volume 2

“Stress is the trash of modern life–we all generate it– but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will build up and overtake your life. Danzae Pace Summary In this episode, the Dr. Curtis continues exploring various tools for managing or coping with dangerious life stress. Everyone has stress, the important thing is to […]

Will You Bargain Your Life For A Penny?

“I bargained with Life for a penny,And Life would pay no more,However, I begged at eveningWhen I counted my scanty store; For Life is just an employer,He gives you what you ask,But once you have set the wages,Why, you must bear the task. I worked for a menial’s hire,Only to learn, dismayed,That any wage I […]

Ep 044 Random Show: Training, Thoreau, Media, & Margin

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” -H.D. Thoreau Sometimes controlled randomness is what EVERYONE needs right now. […]

Value of Priority: Focus on What Matters

It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential. Bruce Lee In this episode your hosts reflect on an article written by best selling author, Tim Ferriss. In the recent article entitled, “Finding that one Decision that removes 100 Decisions (or Why I am not reading any new books from 2020),” […]

Random Show: The Drag Race Episode

I never lose…. I either win, or I learn Anonymous Racing Guru Quote Episode Summary This episode started as a random show until Lt Col Story began a conversation about my hobby of drag racing. On the surface, racing maybe seems just for adrenaline junkies. However, as we discussed, racing is just one example of […]

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