Across India in a Rickshaw for Charity

You heard it correctly.  In August of 2015 we are taking a team of the toughest peeps to the depths of India 3500km (2,174 miles) across the country in a motorized ...

2014 Ghana Adventure Complete

After walking 500 miles across Spain raising $11.200, losing a passport, being stuck in Spain, receiving numerous warning about traveling to Ghana and getting the occasional report from a team of the bravest people ...

-Welcome to The One Effect-

   Welcome to The One Effect! The One Effect is an experiment to see how much one blog can change the world in both big and small ways.     ...

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Making the Really Tough Decisions

It is unavoidable…if you do anything productive with your life, (I pray ...

Dad, I’m Sorry I Can’t Watch the World Series With You

Hey Dad, I wanted to write you a note for you to ...

Inspiration!!!

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Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

This is a really inspirational video, let me apologize for the cuss words, ...

Why We Need a Bucketlist

‘The Bucketlist’ is a buzzword that has been going around for the ...

Oh, The Extraordinary Places You Will Go!!!

You are an extraordinary person that lives in a world of extraordinary ...

Life is Either a Daring Adventure or Nothing at All

I don’t know about you, but videos like this just make me ...

The Derek Redmond Story

Derek Redmond was favored to win the 400 meter race in the ...

Interview About Walking Across a Country

We were interviewed by Erik Paquet from Abroaders.com this past week about ...

What is the Secret of Life

“This is the real secret of life. To be completely engaged in ...

Why We Love Travel

When people are asked, ‘If you won the lottery, what would you ...

It is Irresponsible to Ignore Your Dreams

 Not too long ago, just a couple of generations back there was ...

When I Die

“When I die, I want to fall in my bed exhausted, covered ...

Hiking the Camino de Santiago for Charity

This article was written to be featured on CaminoAdventures.com Have you thought ...

Why Do We Gossip?

Maybe gossip because it increases our excitement level. We want to hear ...

You’ve Got To Want It As Bad As You Want to Breathe

“Only those willing to risk going too far, can possibly find out ...

What if You Did Not Have Time?

Ask yourself, if I had 10 years to live, how would I ...

Making a Difference

Pretending that you don’t make a difference in this world, is actually ...

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T’was the Night Before the World Series

-Twas the night before the World Series and all through the city.  Not a person was stirring, not even a little bitty. -The field was manicured, with caution and care. Knowing that the future champions would soon be there.  -The players were nestled all snug in their beds.  While visions of a sweep, danced in their […]

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Hiking the Camino de Santiago to Build a Home in Ghana for Slave Children

“Do or do not, there is no try.” Yoda

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The Great Illusion of Reality

What if we fell asleep and we had an amazing dream.  We dreamt that we went to a new world and lived there. In this new world we could create anything.  We could use our minds to make the life we desired at anytime.  We used our thoughts to change things around us.  We learned […]

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How to Reach Your Full Potential

This is an idea that many of us think about.  When I was younger I actually had a fear of NOT reaching my full potential….whatever that meant. The truth is…that it is IMPOSSIBLE and VERY PROBABLE that each and everyone of us WILL and WILL NEVER reach our full potential. I know that phrase confused […]

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Jim Carrey’s Secret of Life

Here’s some epic quotes from the video! “The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is. Everything you gain in life will rot and fall apart, and all that will be left of you, is what is in your heart.” Jim Carey “Fear is going to be a player in your […]

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Progress On Our Building in Ghana

We have received word from our team in Ghana.  They have been working away making progress on the home. In that part of the world wifi isn’t regularly available so they traveled 45 minutes in a Tro-Tro to update us on their progress.  Here are some photos of what has been happening.      Villagers working […]

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99% of People Miss the Most Important Lesson in Monopoly

Have you ever played Monopoly?  Do you think you are good at the game?  In this video it talks about how 99% of people miss the most important lesson in the game Monopoly.  A lesson that can completely alter how you look at life, wealth, poverty and what we put our time and energy into […]

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Update from Ghana….Kind of…

Look at these happy faces!  Having the time of their lives in a remote village in Ghana…making a difference in the world. I wish I was there….really!  For those of you that haven’t heard I didn’t make it to Ghana….the dude that put the entire project together didn’t even make it….yep it’s true.  There is a […]

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550 Miles Walking Across Spain for Children in Ghana

If any of you were wondering what it is like to hike and fundraise 550 miles across an entire country….here’s a GoPro video of the action This is live footage from hiking the Camino de Santiago.  It is 550 mile on foot from the south of France to the western most point in Spain. It […]

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3 Days Until Ghana

 -Near Leon, Spain in June 2014 hiking the Camino de Santiago to raise money for children in Ghana Back in August 2013, I got the idea that I wanted to go to Africa.  Not just traveling anywhere in Africa, I wanted to visit a small village in Africa and make a difference.  I wanted to spend […]

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