Posts by Cap'n Tim

Living in the Great Pandemic

It was a different time.  Chances are that things will still be different far into the future.  How you lived your life changed and it was not always comfortable.  Businesses were shut down, people lost their jobs, the lucky ones worked from home.  The government handed out checks to those that had filed taxes and…

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The Imaginative Power of Athletics

What is it about athletics that makes it such an important part of our lives?  The repetitive nature of workouts should seem humdrum.  Athletics can over time listen to what their bodies are telling them and learn how to best make each workout special and different. You become the expert on yourself and from that…

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Making Your Move

Tik Tok, the application, has been making all sorts of news for the past year for various reasons.  The application is a video version of Simon Says that your grandparents played without the drama of being caught up with a wrong move.  It teaches synchronization, helps train the visual memory, and improve coordination.  For many…

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No Problems?

A problem-free life is not humanly attainable.  Not having the immediate answer to a problem is not as important as knowing you can find a solution.  Having the right tools and skill set can give you a great deal of confidence in your journey through life. How does one undertake solving a problem?  To answer…

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Success Examined

Guest Author: Michael Tomadakis, PE To succeed at something means you first need to take on the challenge. To be successful means you continually took on challenges and endured! To lead means to guide others down a path not yet taken. Have Faith in yourself, and people will have faith in you. Leaders are beacons…

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Goals, Focus, and Life After 21

Congratulations on turning 21, if not soon then at some point in the past.  Perhaps you had some issues in your past you are not proud about.  Now, you can stand trial as an adult or be sued for damages…do not screw up.  How do you do that?  Have a dream and a focus.  The…

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Be of Good Cheer

Life can throw all kinds of monkey wrenches at you and often will and at the worst time it would seem.  What life can do, it can undo whether you are at a high point in your life or at a low.  In order to achieve a spectacular view from a mountain top, it must…

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Opportunity is Knocking

When the whole world shut down…what did you do? Covid19 is rising to a crescendo and the School of Hard Knocks is open.  This is your opportunity.  How are you taking advantage of your time off?  If you wait, this opportunity will pass, and you’ll be back into the same-old: same-old. Dreams matter.  Do the…

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Preventing Police and Military Suicides

Transitioning from a career into retirement is laden with hidden dangers. What is desired is not always achievable. While employed, the world of advancement, continuous employment, career choices, and a paycheck are known and dependable. When retired, situations change and needs can become overwhelming. Isolation is the enemy which is hard to avoid for retirees…

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How Your Diet Can Help You Find A Job

There are lots of milestones in finding a job. If you are unemployed, that reality would be your first though everyday. Over a period of time, it can get ¨old¨ meaning you are not as enthusiastic about taking steps to correct the situation and/or becoming discouraged. Maybe unemployment insurance has kicked in and you are…

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