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David R.

"I want to heal people in pain, be a good role model for my sons, family and friends and enjoy each day."

Fresh Pond, CA, USA
male, age 61
married, 3 children
Speaks: Spanish, American Sign Language
Joined Oct 18, 2006
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READY to get on with your life?


“It is never to late to become what you might have been.” George Eliot


What is life coaching or life counseling?

Facilitating individuals and groups in getting (closer) to what it means to be themself in an environment that generally overlooks personal truths and discourages individuality.

The question is: Are you ready to learn your true identity and to fully understand and appreciate your potential?


“Every day, think as you wake, up, today I am fortunate to have woken up, I am alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself. To expand my heart out to others, to achieve
for the benefit of all beings, I am going to have kind thoughts toward others, I am not going to get angry, or think badly about others, I am going to benefit others as much as I can." Dalai Lama


In a 1994 report on the current state of emotional literacy in the U.S., author Daniel Goleman stated:

" navigating our lives, it is our fears and envies, our rages and depressions, our worries and anxieties that steer us day to day. Even the most academically brilliant among us are vulnerable to being undone by unruly emotions. The price we pay for emotional literacy is in failed marriages and troubled families, in stunted social and work lives, in deteriorating physical health and mental anguish and, as a society, in tragedies such as killings..."

I am a life coach, my business name is 5monkey (my Mayan birth sign). If you would like more information, please contact me. David, 5monkey

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Joined Oct 18, 2006 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
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Hometown Los Angeles, CA 
Birthday Feb 04, 1957  
Languages Spanish, American Sign Language  
About Me Successful, dynamic, and motivational educator. Passionate, committed, and creative individual.
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Pets 1 Great Pyrenees, 2 cats, 12 horses  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning
Eating Habits eat poultry and pork, some beef, lots of fruits and veg, Raw Foods, lots of water  
Wild Fact About Me I have been arrested several times for protesting the war in Nicaragua. I raised a blind great horned owl in Utah while I was the executive director of an environmental nonprofit.
My Philosophy Honestly, it is and always has been, "get on the bus or get out of the way." No waffling where I come from.
What Gives Me Hope Some people and the fact that there is a higher power available to us all.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by I would work on cleaning up all of our schools.
What/who changed my life and why The Magus, by John Fowles

I read it while teaching for two years in Cuernavaca, Mexico. It was the first book to make me think. I have taught it several times and have given away many copies. The response is wonderful. It is a book about choosing to be ourselves at all costs.
What Bugs Me all of the above  
Passions spirituality, friends and family, nature, life  
Inspirations risk takers, courage, People waking and seeing their own light, the beauty of nature, Oscar Romero  
What Scares Me Ignorance and evil, Criminals that are young and violent  
Role Models Robert Kennedy Jr., Gandhi, Oscar Romero, my dad, my uncle Jim  
Quotation "The most successful leader is the most humble servant."
Interests psychology, reading, Spirituality/Philosophy, Travel/Adventure, photography, Mind/Body/Spirit, environment, Anthropology, Gardening/Farming  
Books Almost anything worth reading, travel, non fiction, Histories, Biographies, Eckhardt Tolle  
Music, world music, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne  
Movies quirky, Being John Malkovich, The Big Lebowski, Bill Murray, comedy, American Beauty, not mainstream  
TV Shows Lost, Northern Exposure, Weeds, Big Love  
Favorite Foods pretty open minded  
Favorite Places home, the ocean, mexico, the mountains  
Can't Live Without nature, good food, friends, family, books  
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    Christmas blessings to you and to your children for lots of fun-filled and happy days

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