Welcome to 2020

Welcome to 2020! As we start the New Year, we all start a new beginning. But how do we start something new, when the past still resides in our hearts, minds, and everyday actions? As with most life solutions, we can rely on the words of music to help us find the right answers and …

Life is Love – Happy New Year

Roman philosopher Seneca wrote, “The greatest obstacle to living is expectancy, which hangs upon tomorrow and loses today…The whole future lies in uncertainty: live immediately.” (Yes I'm a Stoic and someone who listens to TM.) Time is our most valuable asset and precious commodity - one which we have less of with each passing moment. …

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 …

How to Release Toxic People

Don't be fooled, toxic people exist in your family, friendships, coworkers, and through everyday interactions. First, let me state my definition of a toxic person - A person who complains and dumps their problems on you but doesn’t do anything to change their situation. Someone who is not supportive. Someone who makes you feel badly …

Learn How to ”Stop”

Lets think about our natural, involuntary physiological responses. Someone pours cold water on you, and you shiver. They jump out of nowhere to scare you, and you let out a scream. Someone drives rudely, cuts you off, prevents you from passing, and you get upset. These are natural and understandable reactions to external events. But …

You Dont Need To Be Perfect Just 1% Better Than Yesterday

A special day is every time you wake up and have the opportunity to experience more life. It is a gift that should be cherished and celebrated. The freedom of choice gives us the unique privilege to cultivate the life we desire while changing the life we are living. We can choose to stay stuck …

No One Is Immune From Pain

Life is full of suffering, acute and benign. We come down with the flu. We are hit with a costly expense. Someone with power over us abuses their responsibility. Someone we love lies or hurts us. People die. People commit crimes. Natural disasters strike. All of this is commonplace and inevitable. It happens. Everyday. To …

Listen to Learn, and Not to Respond

Many of us confuse existing with living and movement with progression. The moment you take a risk, you have already won. Your first step forward in personal growth and change is always just one step outside of your comfort zone. Many times on our self-discovery journey, life experiences, and obstacles humble us. We think we …

Be True To Yourself

Every single day our society will attempt to make you be someone you do not want to be. Life is a beautiful and transformative struggle to become our true self. Oscar Wilde once said, "Be yourself, everyone else is taken." Being yourself and living in your most authentic truth requires self-awareness, self-knowledge, self-love, self-mastery, and …