No 30 “Optimism is Essential to Achievement “July 26, 2019
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No 30 “Optimism is Essential to Achievement “July 26, 2019

“Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.” – Nicholas Murray Butler (1862 – 1947) American philosopher What does it mean to be optimistic? What is that life like as an optimistic person? The answers may vary. Ask a family with five children, a single working mom, an...

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How to make pressure work in your favor!

No 38 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 22, 1956 How to make pressure work in your favor! Some ideas on making stress work in the positive for you!   Inside Influences Have a positive optimistic outlook Have an anchor of faith or spirituality Always be motivated Take action – be...

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Week #1 The Waters of Life! 1-7-16

Week #1 No 1 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury, davidearlwoodbury@gmail.com Friday, January 6, 2017 The Waters of Life! Each morning I visualize and meditate.  I visualize my that spirit body is sitting in a waterfall flowing from a creek that is about 20 feet wide and the water fall is about 10...

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The Sun Rises Again! 11-11-16

No 46 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 11, 2016 The Sun Rises Again! “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” – Bernard Williams (1929 – 2003) English moral philosopher In dancing, we sometimes win and sometimes we lose, but always we gain from the dancing...

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Make Your Own Circumstances 11-4-16

No 45 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 4, 2016 Make Your Own Circumstances “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and,...

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My 60th Birthday 9-1-16

No 36 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 2, 2016 My 60th Birthday! Today is September 1st and I’m now 60 years old! I started with Arthur Murray October 15, 1975 and what a wonderful dancing life this has been. Arthur Murray has taken me around the world and was and...

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A Cure for Worry 6-17-16

No 25 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 17, 2016 A Cure for Worry “As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.” – Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931) American Inventor Ever awaken in a funk, a cloud, a depression, a panic, or in a state of confusion? Every morning, when...

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Don't Have Enough Time? 10-10-14

No 40 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, October 10, 2014 Don’t have enough time? Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.– H....

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How to Plan a Great Dancing Year!

No 4: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 17, 2014   (Today is our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!) There are not secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure. — Colin Powell (1937-) American Military Leader and Diplomat   The world needs dreamers and the world...