Inner Power

Life happens for you. Finding strength in the middle of our battles, setbacks, trials, and tribulations becomes a transformative moment for self-examination. These experiences awaken and propel us to new levels of inner power and possibilities. There are always unseen forces ready to support us in our darkest hours.  By Brian Nadon http://www.VaticFoundation.com

Write, Then Rewrite Your Story

I'm still writing and rewriting my story. None of us are finished products. The perception of growing old and retirement hijacks the mind to become complacent in living instead of eager to keep experiencing the magnificent beauty of life lessons. Each day is an opportunity to defy the negative inner voices in our heads. I …

Tips Tuesday – Characteristics of Uncommon People

”First, create your ego. Then destroy it. This is all of life.” - Kamand Kojouri Characteristics of uncommon people: Optimist & Resilient Self-Taught Humble Open-minded Gracefully honest Curious Intrinsically Transparent CompassionateAllow yourself to be uncommon. Celebrate your story and your self-discovery journey. Your job is to live your life in a way that makes sense …

Tips Tuesday – 4 Stages of Learning

Four Stages of Learning We do not know that we don’t know. We know that we do not know. We do not know that we know. We know that we know.Allow room in your day to enable awareness and enthusiasm to flood in. Never stop discovering, uncovering and exploring the unknown. When we stop learning …

Stay Mentally Young by Avoiding Fear

”We talk extensively about leaving a better planet to our kids, that we forget to leave better kids to our planet.” - Anonymous Frequently when making decisions, we are prone to use our emotions more than logic. Thought without action is not always helpful - while input without output can lead to stagnation. For a …

Tips Tuesday

Three Rules of Life 1. Be kind to yourself and others. 2. Follow your gut. Your intuition will never steer you wrong. 3. Bring your whole self to the game of life. Never hide who you are to make others feel comfortable. “What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden and it’s not. …

Leave Footprints of Kindness

Change can feel uncomfortable and nerve-racking. But it is needed to evolve and for newness to emerge in our lives. I am still a works in progress. Discovering what you were born to do requires trial and error. Without mistakes, there is neither learning or innovation. Life is about being your best, not being better …

Here’s What I’ve Learned

I’ve learned that you cannot make someone like you. All you can do is be someone who is true. The rest is up to them; I’ve learned that no matter how much I care, some people just don’t care back; I’ve learned that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy …

Free Yourself, Forgive Yourself, and Merry Christmas

Someone else’s world is just as real as yours. Life is about being your best, not about being better than everyone else. Show the world something it has never seen before. You do that with daily action of expressing yourself fully and freely. You only fail if you quit. No matter the uncertainty, always keep …

Thank You From The Vatic Foundation

Hello Friends, This past year, we have cycled the USA coast to coast, touring 12,000km's through 24 states providing Ptsd and Complex-Ptsd awareness. We have doubled our social media outreach and tripled our online community. It is an exciting time! Thank YOU for being a vital part of our community, which does not work without …

Pain is Growth it’s Never Negative

Difficulties are meant to galvanize, not discourage. Our human spirit grows strong by conflict. To ask "why" can be the first step to bringing about change and transformation. Realize, attempting to avoid a pain-free life is not realistic. Real holistic growth cannot flourish in zones of comfort. It is our responsibility not to become stuck …