Switch Off Your Automatic Thinking

To Open Your Life to New Opportunities By Motivational Speaker Darryl Davis Last summer, while my son, Michael, and I were visiting my Uncle Jack down in Florida, we drove to get something to eat. As I was sitting at the drive-through window, I happened to notice...

A Recipe for Getting Through Life

With a Smile! By Motivational Keynote Speaker Darryl Davis Life can throw some curveballs at you. That’s kind of what it does. How we act or react to those curves makes all the different. Once we understand that our thoughts will occur, whether we like them or...

Making Memories for Your Kids

By Motivational Keynote Speaker Darryl Davis I want you to think back to your childhood. If I were to ask you to share with me anything that you remember about growing up, you probably would start to tell me about a moment, an experience. You probably...

How to Recover From Stress Quicker

Here's what I learned from two really smart people Tara Kraft and Sarah Pressman from the University of Kansas:  Smiling -- through stress -- helps you recover FASTER.  See, they did a study that took 169 people and put them through a series of multi-tasking...

How to Envision & Create a Successful Life

Your Vision, Like Magic, Begins to Make It Happen By Motivational Keynote Speaker Darryl Davis There’s a success story I heard about Roy Disney and the opening of Epcot Center at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. On the opening day, a newspaper reporter approached Roy and said to...

Smiling Helps You Live Longer

(And Enjoy the Time You Have) By Motivational Speaker and Smile Afficianado Darryl Davis Did you know? That smiling actually EXTENDS your life? It’s true. Let me share this with you… Ernest L. Abel and Michael L. Kruger at Wayne State University have found that the larger your...

Firing Up the Chemicals That Create Feelings

What's In Your Smile D.O.S.E.? By Motivational Keynote Speaker Darryl Davis For the next few posts, I want to talk about the chemicals in our bodies that produce our feelings. They facilitate the messages that are sent to the rest of our body when we are happy,...