Category: Thoughts

Thoughts from Chuckie

Dem Blues…

Depression…What an ugly word. As a man it’s not even something we can readily share or admit. It’s almost taboo. I have to laugh because I had a few occasions where some of my close male friends and I have

Mental Health Week on the LifeTrain

MERRY MONDAY!  This is mental health awareness week on the Train… Depression, not the best of topics eh? Never the less, …I have heard, I have listened and …I have felt the need to discuss this from some of my

FEAR…The Ultimate “F” Bomb

Dear Passengers…I’m dropping an F bomb on you today…Fear. It’s so easy to get stuck in it. To let it hold you back. I have been there many times in my life. One of the reasons for that is that I

All Aboard…

Dear Passengers, I didn’t write this one but, I did adopt it.  It captures the heart and spirit of the LifeTrain.  Thanks for riding.  Come back often. LIFE IS LIKE A TRAIN RIDE…. We get on, We ride, We get off.

And the answer is: Pa·tience

Welcome aboard passengers!  I have a question:  What gives us the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset? PATIENCE! Problems in life can be solved if we take our time to figure out

Make this an autumn of self-kindness.

All Aboard!  As I help you up onto the train today I give you a business card (white with black raised lettering)  It reads:   Take care of yourself.   I’d like to simply share two of the most powerful and useful


Welcome back aboard Passengers. as I’m helping you up onto the train I’m also giving you a white business card with raised black lettering.  It reads: “When I die, I don’t want to be remembered as a know it all

Women are made to be Loved…

Welcome Passengers!  Thanks for hoping aboard today! I’ve made a discovery!  Took me long enough.  Women are different than men in many ways, and that is a good thing. Each gender has been provided with traits that are important for

Fall Down Seven Times, Stand up Eight!

Hey Passengers, Welcome back! let’s have some real talk about something we’ve all experienced and will again, SETBACKS! When you have a setback it’s easy to start doubting yourself and what you do. To believe that this current setback is something that

“The Best Things In Life Are Free” True?

ALL ABOARD!!! Welcome Passengers, welcome aboard the LifeTrain.  As I help you up into the train off the Platform I hand you your free boarding pass and a greeting card.  It simply says: “The best things in life are free!” This