Shift Beliefs From Survival To Thrival

Survival skills are great to have when lost in the wilderness; they can save your life. But, when living day in and day out with this attitude, life is hard and filled with struggle. There is a better way. There is a way that brings satisfaction and joy to the life being lived. Thrival is all about this other way. Thriving is the result of seeing past the what is, the illusion or projection of what you’ve already thought, felt, done, believed into form. Thriving results when you release everything that you are not and stand fully in Consciousness as Consciousness in form. Everything that you have experienced has been experienced already. What keeps it in your life is the …

Survival Tips – How To Build The Best EDC Kit

How To Build The Best EDC Kit An Every Day Carry Kit, or EDC, is comprised of the everyday carry gear, including emergency items, that you might need to face challenges or dangers, that come between you and home. In the strictest sense, we all take an EDC kit with us each day. Our wallet or purse, keys, money, cell phone; these are the things we’ve decided we need each day to ensure that we can do what we need to do and get home safely. But is it everything you need? Identifying Your Everyday Carry Gear Needs If only we knew exactly what situations we would face on a given day, we would never leave our house unprepared. There …

Whitewater Rafting in Oregon

For whitewater rafting in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon is an enthusiasts dream! The rivers available only short drives from the major cities provide beginners and experts, alike, with an exciting and fun challenge for half, one, and two day trips. For those who want a longer, more impressive experience, Oregon also offers some of the best four and five day river trips anywhere! The Umpqua River is, simply put, a dream! Flowing North of Crate Lake, the Umpqua River has Class III and IV rapids and flows through some of the most beautiful surroundings in the Pacific Northwest. The Umpqua has exceptional pool-and-drop rapids and has more rapids per mile than any other Oregon river. The Mackenzie River, specifically the …

What Were They Thinking – Adventure in a Colorado Wilderness with Three 12 Year Olds

I still can’t believe it. It’s been 40 or so years since that fateful summer. My buddies Steve and Larry and I were around 12 years of age when we were dropped off early in the day on a rainy, muddy little trail of a road off Highway 135 north of Gunnison, Colorado up toward Kebler Pass. The mission: follow trails up Pass Creek through the West Elk Wilderness Area, cross Swampy and Castle Passes at 11,086 feet, finally coming out on the other side following Little Robinson Creek down arriving at Coal Creek just up from the Paonia Reservior and Anthracite Creek. I marvel and wonder to this day, what were those boy’s parents thinking? What would prompt them …

Boon or Bane: SAP Survival Kit – Business As Usual and Cultural

Business as usual Does this situation ring a bell? Due to proven findings, consultants predominantly never show up in the morning of the first day of the week (referring to the Gregorian calendar) – at the earliest around high noon. Contrary to popular belief, this species of human beings suffers from an intense workload that officially ranges from Monday afternoon until Thursday (late) evening; this circumstance makes it almost impossible for them to be physically accessible with regard to any crucial questions or needs of the local departments. Thus, efficiency concerning the handling of ‘touchy’ problems or other critical incidents cannot be achieved the way it ought to be because of the lack of precious hours of presence. As a …

Tips on Flying the American Flag

Traditionally a symbol of liberty, the American flag has carried the message of freedom to many parts of the world. Here in the United States, the flag is displayed daily in or near government buildings and schools and in many public areas. It is customary to fly the flag on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and most other U.S. holidays. Each of the flag’s colors has a significance: Red signifies hardiness and valor; white is symbolic of purity and innocence; and blue denotes vigilance, perseverance and justice. Just as the flag’s colors and design are deeply symbolic, so is the way the flag is displayed. Here are some flag etiquette tips from AmericanFlags.com: * When the flag …

Boon or Bane: SAP Survival Kit – Merits and Rewards, Mission Accomplished, Time After Tomorrow

Merits and rewards Basically, I fancy Dilbert’s solution in this case: “I used to not care about my subordinates, but that’s all changed. Now I delegate the not-caring function to what’s her face over there.” To sum it up, simply don’t forget to seriously embrace your colleagues with motivational hugs. As a logical consequence – the so-called ‘cross on the T’ – the accumulated wealth is to be fairly distributed amongst the teams. How does this example sound? Does this person ring a bell? Spontaneously, I was thinking of Mr. M.C., whom we all knew from never-ending meetings with our process owner. Money makes the world go round – that’s not just a mere proverb but people are desperately longing …

Survival – Procuring Water From Nothing With the Miracle Bag

Survival Skills are the secret to whether someone lives or dies! I am a private pilot and I know that survival skills are important to have. I often fly over large bodies of water and very isolated areas of land. I must always remember that I am in a piece of machinery that can have mechanical problems at any time that could possibly turn my day into a life or death situation at any moment. I grew up in the country and I learned some useful tips and understood some very important skills at a very young age. We all know what it takes to survive: Food Water Shelter But do you know how to survive if you had nothing …

Emergency Preparedness and Urban Survival – Best Survival Foods

Whether your car breaks down, you are caught in a blizzard, a chemical spill or gas leak prevents you from getting home, or if there is massive civil unrest, you want to be prepared to make it on your own for a day or two until you can get home or get help. Food is not the most important priority, but it is a biggie, as having something to eat can take the edge off all the stress versus going hungry for a day or two. Best Survival Snack – in the Woods or Trapped in Your Car If you’re backpacking, the best snack is Frito corn chips. In addition to providing you with fat and salt and carbohydrates that …

My 2 Weeks of Traveling in Egypt

If you are an adventure lover and only have two weeks in your hand to make a journey, you should definitely consider Egypt as the perfect destination. Even though the place has about 5000 years old history, Tours for Egypt still allow you to view its major landmarks within a period of only between 10 and 14 days. The best thing about Egypt is that it has 7 different UNESCO listed sites, among which 6 are cultural sites and a natural site, which is obviously the strong reason to entice worldwide tourists. Itinerary to Follow for Egypt Tour in 2 Weeks Day 1-Arrival at Cairo If you are an American citizen and want to experience Tours for Egypt, you have …