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Posted: Fri 03/22/2013 10:11 AM
Filmmaker John Chester is stepping out from behind the camera and getting his hands dirty on the lands of his new home, Apricot Lane Farms. In 2011, he and his wife, Molly, started this organic and biodynamic farm in Southern California. Find out why he says the experience has forced him to become very comfortable with embracing failure and how it has taught him true patience.
Posted: Sun 02/26/2012 01:02 PM
Curious to see how Normand and Mark are doing today? Five years after Lost in Woonsocket was first released, filmmaker John Chester shares how they're doing now—you may be surprised!
Find out more about Lost in Woonsocket and purchase the DVD at LostinWoonsocket.com.
Posted: Thu 02/23/2012 10:15 AM
The real secret is...the ones who help others enjoy a healthy dose of positive energy feedback.
I often say making the film Lost in Woonsocket revealed that life secret to me. In the beginning, we were making a documentary TV series about helping people. Regardless of whether our help worked, the team and I began to notice how amazing we felt inside. The feeling just kept building and building. It was pure energy.
Personally, I was left with a full heart and content to a degree that I had never felt before. Energized, empowered and proud. Yes, we were all frustrated that the good deeds were not always the cure for those we met, but somehow the act itself changed us. Fortunately, all of our brains are wired to respond in a positive way when reaching outside of ourselves.
Perhaps this is why firefighters are generally perceived as happier than cops.
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