Feeling Good On Midday!

I woke up bright and early yesterday morning, filled up my travel mug with sweet, hot Chai, grabbed my dog and drove to Kamloops, BC. It was a beautiful day. I had the music cranked, sun roof open and sang my heart out. I love road trips.

For me, the combination of driving, singing, thinking and sunshine equals freedom.

 

I had the absolute pleasure of speaking to SUSAN EDGELL, host for Midday on CFJC-TV about my upcoming performance on May 9th and my passion for mental and emotional wellness.

Our conversation will air on MONDAY, APRIL 29th between 12:00-1:00 pm.

I then received an email from LONG & MCQUADE in Kamloops stating they will SPONSOR the event!

Thank you LONG & MCQUADE for supporting mental and emotional wellness!

I believe music is such a profound and powerful way to reach people. It has the ability to inspire, motivate and express emotion beyond words. I am super excited to work together to create a voice for those that may remain silent.

I picked up my posters from NEW COPY & DESIGN and some friends graciously volunteered to put them up for me. THANK YOU FRIENDS! I am so grateful to you.

Watch for the posters and let me know where you spot one!

DON’T FORGET YOUR EARLY BIRD TICKETS!

Eventbrite - Feeling Good - Presented by Tina Moore

NEW COPY & DESIGN at 772 Victoria Street in Kamloops ALSO HAS TICKETS. YOU CAN PICK YOURS UP MONDAY – FRIDAY BETWEEN 9-5.  CASH SALES ONLY.

I have been going through my journals and choosing selections that are deeply personal but important to my message. I will share these with you on May 9th as well as sing songs that tell the story on a different heart connection.

Don’t forget to book your tickets early as the price increases to $15 at the door.

Eventbrite - Feeling Good - Presented by Tina Moore

Have a beautiful Saturday my friends, full of love, laughter, compassion and kindness.

See you Monday on Midday!
With a smile,

Tina

 

Feeling Good – Be Inspired!

I know we are still in April, but May is proving to be an exciting month!

I am HONORED and DEEPLY TOUCHED to be nominated and chosen as one of the FINALISTS for the Women Of Worth Awards on May 11, 2013.

I am excited to embrace this evening and meet some incredible people. Want to JOIN ME?  Send an email to tina@the40by40.com with subject line: WOW! for a special discounted ticket price. This price is only available until April 30th.

In honor of CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH WEEK I am extremely EXCITED to share an evening with you on May 9, 2013 in Kamloops, BC.

Eventbrite - Feeling Good - Presented by Tina Moore

I believe what comes from the heart, touches the heart so the foundation of the program is based on that theory. It’s an intimate evening and I will openly talk about my past experiences with depression, anxiety and the challenges of life all with heart and humor. I am FEELING GOOD and I am so jazzed to INSPIRE YOU to live your best life!

Eventbrite - Feeling Good - Presented by Tina Moore

I’m thrilled to add another element by SINGING songs that are part of my “life soundtrack”. Music has always been a big part of my life and I believe it’s unique in reaching people on a different level. I’m very EXCITED to include this into the program.

THIS EVENING IS ABOUT YOU.

We come together to honor mental and emotional wellness and we are going to have a great time! You will leave feeling INSPIRED, ENERGIZED and MOTIVATED to HONOR your own unique voice.

HERE ARE ALL THE DETAILS:

WHAT: Feeling Good – An intimate evening of songs and personal stories shared by Tina designed to INSPIRE you to live your best life.

DATE: Thursday, May 9, 2013

TIME: Doors open at 7:00 pm, performance starts at 7:30 pm

PLACE: St. Andrews Presbyterian Church – 1136 6th Avenue (6th and Douglas), Kamloops, BC (Lots of parking!)

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ARE $12 AVAILABLE BY CLICKING BELOW:

Eventbrite - Feeling Good - Presented by Tina Moore

IF YOU WANT TO PAY BY CASH, YOU CAN RESERVE YOUR EARLY BIRD TICKETS BY SENDING AN EMAIL WITH SUBJECT LINE “I NEED TICKETS!” TO: tina@the40by40.com

**TICKET PRICE WILL INCREASE TO $15 AT THE DOOR**

Please note: Some topics contain adult content. It is not recommended you bring children to this event.

I want to reach as many people as possible and YOU are a big part of making that happen. Your support is greatly appreciated. Please spread the word so we can fill the room.

I’m honored media is interested in talking to me. I will share what to watch for as the weeks go by. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at the above email address.

From my heart, THANK YOU so much for your SUPPORT in spreading the word, filling the room, sharing the LOVE and creating a fabulous and inspiring event worth celebrating!

I’M FEELING GOOD AND SO WILL YOU!

With a smile,

Tina

Eventbrite - Feeling Good - Presented by Tina Moore

 

 

Believe In Each Other

Victoria Marathon

Although the image is not from the Boston Marathon, I thought the energy and spirit of support was a great message to share and embrace.

I am affected by any violence in our world. Whether it is a single act upon one individual or a massive attack towards a group of people, in the end it is someone’s son or daughter getting injured or killed. No matter what country, race or religion it always comes down to that basic fact. A parent is grieving for their child and quite possibly a child is mourning their parent or maybe siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents or friends.

I find it difficult to adequately articulate and honor the deep heartbreak and range of emotions from losing people you love.

As a runner and someone who uses running as a way to connect to my INSTINCT, challenge my FEARS, achieve my GOALS, build CONFIDENCE, celebrate LIFE, bond with FRIENDS and live in JOY, the explosions at the Boston Marathon have another layer.

For something so devastating and traumatic to happen to something that encompasses HEALTH, WELLNESS, SUPPORT, PASSION, DEDICATION and CELEBRATION is deeply sad to me.

I’ve heard the words “terrorist attack” be used in connection to this recent tragedy. I started thinking about that word and paying attention to what others had to say…”TERROR-ist”…ATTACK…

The phrase itself invokes FEAR.

It is a person or group wanting to inflict FEAR, TERROR, VIOLENCE or INTIMIDATION upon others, usually for political reasons according to the dictionary.

I decided I can be horrified, sad and enraged but I can’t BELIEVE in the fear and ‘terror’ executed in these attacks.

I think it’s important to recognize, honor and empathize with the senseless violence, the devastation, deaths, injuries and horrific trauma people experienced but we should be mindful of the FEAR the bombers and some articles or reports are feeding us.

Believing in the fear limits our human experience and feeds negativity. Believing in fear can morph into anger, hatred and turn violent. It can also shut people down so they no longer do things that they enjoy, limiting their life experiences.

As the runners in the event display with their COMMITMENT to training, PASSION towards reaching their goal and incredible COURAGE to go out and run despite countless obstacles mentally, emotionally and physically WE MUST RISE UP AND NOT ALLOW FEARS TO LIMIT OUR LIFE.

As the many volunteers and spectators who SUPPORT and cheer them on, honoring the STRENGTH it takes to push through in difficult circumstances, WE MUST SUPPORT EACH OTHER, ENCOURAGE AND EMBRACE HUMANITY.

We must continue to BELIEVE in one another and not allow the fear or terror to dictate our life and how we treat one another.

“What is this world coming to?”

We are coming to the aid of others. We are coming together to support those in need of blood transfusions, a place to stay, a hug, medical attention, and without a second thought offering love and kindness.

BELIEVE IN EACH OTHER DESPITE THE FEW THAT TRY TO GET US TO DO OTHERWISE.

With love,

Tina

 

It Takes A Village To Raise A Child

How many teenage girls need to be sexually assaulted or raped before we start to educate our teenage boys?

How many teenage girls need to then be further DEMORALIZED, HUMILIATED and DEGRADED by photos and slanderous talk through social media and texting by BOTH genders?

How many teenage girls need to SUFFER with severe depression, anxiety, eating disorders, cutting and post traumatic stress disorder because they feel so HOPELESS, ANGRY, FEARFUL, TRAUMATIZED and DEGRADED? For them it becomes impossible to see past the pain and bullying. Death is the only option they see to end the endless reminder because as we all know, the internet is infinite. Once your photo is online, it is out of your control.

Why is there such a complete disassociation of respect, empathy and compassion from their peers?

What are WE doing wrong? Where did they learn this from? How is it they have come to think this is acceptable behavior?

I am extremely disturbed at what appears to be our inability to teach our children how to treat each other with RESPECT, DIGNITY, LOVE and KINDNESS.

I do not have children of my own, but that does not make me any less responsible for the state of our younger generation. As far as I’m concerned it takes a village to raise a child. It takes a village to support and guide a child. It takes a village to LOVE a child.

As a community, as a society, we need to LEAD BY EXAMPLE and TEACH our children LOVE, RESPECT, KINDNESS TOWARDS OTHERS and COMPASSION.

Individuals, families, celebrities, organizations, clubs, businesses, large corporations, media, internet sites, advertising and the entertainment industry (television, film and gaming) need to be RESPONSIBLE for what MESSAGE they are sending our youth.

These teenage rapes leading to bullying leading to suicides are every single person’s responsibility.

We all know the court system is less than supportive towards victims of sexual crimes. When you are raped, sexually assaulted or molested it is not ‘only’ a crime towards your body. It goes profoundly deeper than that. It affects how you view yourSELF and how you view the world. IT CHANGES YOU. Everything you once believed in is no longer true because you question everything.

To then be a target for rumors, slanderous email and texts and photos passed around the internet just further solidifies the trauma and the shame the victim already feels. It turns inward and becomes even more magnified and damaging.

The ‘system’ is seriously flawed. Suspended or minimal sentences or community service for life altering trauma is APPALLING.

Guess what? WE are part of that failed system.

Look at the cause not the cure…what’s happening to our youth that they think it is ‘funny’ to rape someone? To laugh and take photos? How is it they are able to brag and post these photos online for anyone to see? To call the VICTIM a slut, whore or bitch? Why do they think it’s okay to taunt someone to death?

OUR VILLAGE IS IN SERIOUS CRISIS.

Our children need our help. We need to EDUCATE those who have not been taught core values of love, respect, kindness and compassion and we need to step up and PROTECT those who are being put into danger.

If you don’t think this is your problem, think again.

I am without words to properly articulate the sadness and sense of loss I feel for the families involved in these youth rape / bullying crimes that are leading to suicides. Although their stories are all over the news, I am choosing not to mention names because I recently read an article from the father of one victim stating he wants his daughter to be remembered for her kind and loving heart not her death.

I am respecting his wishes but I am NOT a quiet bystander. I will speak up. I will speak out. I will HONOR your children to the best of my ability by being a facilitator of change. JOIN ME.

My heart is with you and your loved ones.

Respectfully,

Tina

 

Give Love A Chance!

I am inspired by interesting conversations. I love diving deep into matters of the heart figuring out what makes people respond in certain situations or what triggers joy, passion, fear or insecurities. We all have patterns so what was the life circumstance that put a certain belief system into place?

Lately I’ve been pondering, why, based on the actions of another, do we PUNISH ourselves, especially in matters of the heart?

For example, if your TRUST was BETRAYED by your lover, why do you then PUNISH yourSELF and not fully trust again? Why do you stop yourSELF from going to the depth LOVE can take you?

You don’t want to get hurt again!

They don’t deserve your trust.

It’s too hard because you are still angry.

It’s scary!

I totally understand that response.

Due to the deep pain we feel, we begin to punish or limit our own experiences because we are fearful we’ll get hurt again.

We build the proverbial wall around our heart.

We keep ourselves busy and distant.

We engage only on a surface level because going deeper is no longer an option.

We get scared of love so we just have sex. We separate the two when in fact sex is a profound way to express love. Intimacy is lost when you cannot connect to love because touch and looking deep into someone’s eyes can bring you not only closer to the other person but also closer to yourSELF if you allow yourSELF to be in the moment, opening your HEART, BODY and MIND.

That is scary stuff for some folks because it requires vulnerability. I’ve worked very hard on mySELF to heal past pain but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have a little fear around loving and TRUSTING someone to the depths of which I know I am capable…but…

If I LIMIT my experience due to past betrayals, hurts or pain then who is continuing to get hurt?

I AM CONTINUING TO GET HURT BECAUSE THE DEPTH OF MY EXPERIENCE IS NOW LIMITED DUE TO FEAR. 

I must TRUST MY INSTINCT and LISTEN TO MY HEART (not my fear) in order to feel the depth love encompasses.

As a single person dating, I find it profoundly sad there are so many people who haven’t processed their pain and are ultimately limiting their current experiences and possibilities to explore and express deep love due to being hurt in the past. They have rules, judgments, walls, boundaries, narrow thinking and a locked down heart.

We have all been hurt in the past at some point or another…it’s called growth…just like a bird in an egg…it has to fight like hell to break the shell but then it eventually flies…

If you are scared to love, I understand but we all deserve love. We were all born as love. Yes, life can throw some devastating blows sometimes perpetuating negative and damaging core belief systems but you have the CHOICE to RECLAIM your life back. You have the CHOICE to make love a priority for yourself and for others.

What shines from you will shine towards you.

Love gives life color, depth and energy in a way you cannot receive otherwise. All the money, travel, parties, business opportunities, shopping excursions and glasses of wine will never fill the space the heart has available for love. The more you love, the bigger the space…it’s just how it works.

GIVE LOVE A CHANCE. GIVE YOURSELF PERMISSION TO LOVE. IT’S WORTH IT. YOU ARE WORTH IT.

With a smile,

Tina

PS. I have a very exciting announcement…I’m just securing a couple of details. Make sure you connect through Facebook and Twitter to get the latest news!