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Camp Chef 6 Piece Cast Iron Set Review

Reading Time: 4 minutes Cast iron, what does it make you think of? A weapon or perhaps high-quality body armor. Maybe you are from the south and you think cornbread made in a cast iron skillet. Cast iron is versatile and tough. You can cook on a range at your home or on some coals at basecamp. Cast iron is awesome. I have wanted some cast iron for a long time but was afraid to get some because of all the care I have heard about. Since I am getting back into camping I need some cast iron so I can cook bacon and …

Why Have a Mission Statement

Reading Time: < 1 minute Been working on getting your foundation setup. You have your core values and making them be your guiding principles in your life decisions. The next step is to shape your mission. What is your mission from God? When you have your mission your path becomes a lot clearer and direct. It is as if you found the expressway instead of taking the surface streets to the other side of town. So this week we are going to the next step of making your mission statement. So we are looking to Rabbi Simon Jacobson and why you want to have a …

Fear Is Holding You Back

Reading Time: < 1 minute Fear is one of those emotions that can sneak up on you and out of “Safety” keep you from reaching your goals. Fear is the basis of many other negative emotions. Like anger anxiety procrastination. Call of form out of a fear of a task or job at hand. The fear you hear in your head, might be trying to keep you safe and comfortable but if you step out of that comfort zone for a little bit you will grow. Share9TweetPin1ShareShare10 Shares

Shift Your Focus with the Questions You ask

Reading Time: < 1 minute I wanted to dive just a little deeper in the area of you are what you say to yourself. This is a big key to changing your mindset. Not only the words that you say to yourself have an influance but also the questins you ask yourself and even your Self. Some folks call Your inner self your subliminal mind. Then there are people who may call it your unconcious mind. Which ever way you want to describe it. Asking questions causes you to change your focus. Asking questions is a part of a leader. You maybe known as the …

How to Care For a Sleeping Bag

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ok, Sleeping bags, How do you care for them? Well, that is important to know because there is a whole lot of material in a sleeping bag. You don’t want that investment that you spent on a good bedroll to go to waste. It will if you don’t take care of your sleeping bag. After a couple years of negligent care that $300 sleeping bag wont be worth squat. So how do you care for a sleeping bag? The guys at Outdoor Vitals give you lots of pointers on how to keep your sleeping bag functioning at top performance. While out …

Where Did the Bad Words Come From?

Reading Time: < 1 minute This week I am for some reason really noticed how put off I am with the language we seem to be using more and more. Maybe I am getting old, or maybe I am starting to appreciate the power of words. Either way, I was looking around and found this video by VSauce. (My son will be proud) The Video talks about how different words came from different class structures. Clean words were from Latin and dirty words came from the poor germanic spoken words. I know darn Germans. He also talks about how words evolve to become bad. Words …

Thhe words you use in your mental conversations and discussions will manifest itself in real life.

Words Influance your Relationships

Reading Time: < 1 minute What you say to yourself has a profound effect on how you act. The words you use and tell yourself are far more powerful than what you would like to think. If you are lacking self-confidence, you might look at what story you are telling yourself. Are you often making the statement to yourself that sounds like, “Man, you are stupid? No wonder nobody takes you seriously.” That lie will keep you from achieving everything unless you change your words. Question why you say the words you say to yourself. Leaders Basement injects a good concept that I find myself doing …

Where did Auld Lang Syne come from?

The Origin of Auld Lang Syne

Reading Time: < 1 minute One of the biggest traditions we have for the new year beside setting resolutions or goals is that we sing Auld Lang Syne at midnight. Yet why do we sing this particular song? That is actually a easy story to tell There was a big time band director by the name of Guy Lombardo and in the 20’s he started playing this song at the stroke of midnight. And he kept it up till his death in 1977. Yet the song didn’t stop with his passing. The song is actually several hundred years old and originated in Scotland. It was …

Here is a video of 10 strange christmas traditions

Odd Christmas Traditions

Reading Time: < 1 minute You know how I was saying that there are some new Christmas Traditions you can partake in? Well, I thought it would be fun to look at some of the older more unique christmas traditions found through out the world. Yeah Everyone has heard of Krampus and that sounds like it would be a fun event to attend with all these scary dudes walking around leaving candy or sticks in peoples boots. While at the same time smacking random people with switches. There are other traditions especially in Catalonia where they have a dude who is Taking a load off …

Listen to a Christmas classic in a new slightly depressing light

Christmas Carols in a Minor Key

Reading Time: < 1 minute The power of keys. I never understood what the key of “whatever” meant and what the changes to the key scale did to a song. The Guys at Classic FM must have understood that I was thinking this and shared it out for everybody to enjoy. Is a song lifting or is it a funeral march? The Key is what is important. I am not a music major so I will let you witness it yourself have fun. Merry Christmas! Share3TweetPin1ShareShare4 Shares