For years I have told people that the journey of a 1,000 miles starts with the first step, yet I never took those steps in real life. In 2007 I made myself a promise that I would do whatever I could to share my smile with at least 10 Million people. I thought it would be awesome to have 10 Million and 1 people smiling! “10 Million Smiles From Fl to NY” is a true life story of my 2,000 mile walk from Deerfield Beach, FL to Manhattan, N.Y. to spread “Happiness Awareness”. With only $200 in my pocket and belief in my heart, I traveled for 277 days, proving that you can take that 1,000 mile journey and double it!
I’m a man that has worked hard all of my life, I have built my life with sweat and endurance. Over the years, I’ve had many challenges to overcome and have met those challenges head on and I won. As a result of those experiences, I created tools that gave me the ability to develop a “Never give up, Never surrender” attitude. Some of the challenges I have overcome in the last three years are: Mismanagement by a business partner causing my business to fail, the death of my oldest daughter, a cerebral hemorrhage and most recently my house being robbed. Each of these events could have created a mass overload of negativity if I allowed it to take over my thoughts but, instead, I found the strength to overcome them all.
“10 Million Smiles From FL to NY” is a powerfully written and motivating book with a wealth of information and a guide for overcoming the challenges of everyday life. My stories awaken the “Creative Happiness Intelligence” that lives inside us all. My soul purpose is to help people to understand that no matter what happens, no matter what we think we see, no matter what shows up in our world, there is still hope, there is still joy and life will be amazing! This is my part of being the change I desire to see in the world.