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The idea around "Tomorrow Is Too Late" comes from the day before my father passed away 5 years ago. Months before my father passed away due to complications associated with a long battle with leukemia, I had been trying to get him to speak about his life in front of a camera where I could record his face and words. Now, maybe some of you are thinking what is the big deal or why didn't you do this years before. Well, my father never liked being videotaped or even getting his photo taken without him knowing. And forget about posting his photo on social media. The day before he died which was my birthday we had some extended family members and friends visiting so it was not an ideal situation. So, after some time passed I told my father that I had to run home and he looked at me with the camera in my hand and told me, "It's ok David, we will do this tomorrow." I hugged and kissed him and told him I would come back tonight. I called the house later and found he was out getting a haircut and when he returned he would be going to bed because he had such a long day with all of the visitors. The next morning I was woken up by the sound of the phone and was told that Dad was not doing well and that I had better come to the house right away. I arrived to find him in bed sitting up with my mother and two brothers around him attempting to make him comfortable. My father passed away 45 minutes after I had arrived. So, now you understand why I adopted this slogan. Life is too short and there are far too many things that can happen to prevent us from doing or saying the things we want to. Don't miss your opportunity to do something good for someone or tell someone how they make you feel or do the things in life you have always wanted to do but have allowed fear to get in the way. In the past 5 years this has been my mantra. I have jumped out of airplanes every year for the past 4 years. I completed a Spartan race. Took up yoga and completed a 200 hour yoga instructor certification and now I teach trauma informed yoga at a county juvenile justice center on the weekends. I completed an 8 week mindfulness-based stress reduction course a few years ago which has led to a daily meditation practice that has assisted in decreasing my anxiety and depression symptoms that really reared their ugly heads after my father passed. I have lost over 30 lbs. in the past year and a half by learning what foods cause inflammation for me along with meeting an Ayurvedic doctor who taught me how to take care of myself based on 5,000 year old medicine. As an educator, husband, and father who believes in the healthy mind and body connection in order for each member of society to function at their optimal level I have chosen a path in my life where maximizing my health is a priority. I believe everyone can do this with the proper education (especially at a young age), family support, guidance, community resources, and commitment. I would be remiss if I did not mention the finances associated with all of these areas.