Discover how to rock the fundamentals of exercise, eating, and thinking in an educational and entertaining way.
Learn the secrets to “Staying Positive in a Negative World” with Tom’s new book.
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Meet Mojo the solar dancing flower in Tom’s blog.
Tom is a professional speaker for hire of healthy living programs. Engaging the audience with humor, video, storytelling, quotes, images, testimonies, and drama, his style is both entertaining and educational. A Chicagoland native, Tom prides himself on providing local and practical tips on how to rock the fundamentals of exercising, eating, and thinking. These fundamentals of healthy living can add value to any organization. Joined with Tom’s enthusiasm and compassion, they can be fun too. Note: the numbers to the left of the program title indicate their level of popularity.
Master the fundamentals of maintaining a positive attitude in today's divisive climate.
Discover how creating healthy habits is the key to shaping your life and creating positive emotions which fuel motivation.
Join Bosnian War Veteran, Tom Kens, as he shares how life onboard the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier forged his attitude of gratitude.
Learn the basic skills of public speaking: overcoming fear, speech writing, using vocal variety and body language, to help build confidence in your communication skills.
Tom Kens is a proud veteran of the armed forces, founder of the Sole Seekers Walking Club™, self-help author, and healthy living teacher at Moraine Valley Community College. Serving in the United States Navy, Tom fought to promote freedom and democracy worldwide. Stateside, Tom continues to fight for freedom as he helps Americans battle the stress and fatigue that leads to mediocrity in life.
Through his “Small Steps to a Healthier You” series of talks Tom has helped thousands of people throughout the country, live healthier, happier lives. With the popularity of the talks growing, he has taken the series to libraries, colleges, prisons, churches, retirement communities, and businesses alike.
Tom, his wife, Amy, and their two children live in the Chicagoland area.
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The Chronicles of Mojo
I often heard stories from my grandparents about my ancestors, who migrated from Poland, and how the first thing they would see was the Statue of Liberty. My Grandpa told me how his father broke down into tears when he first saw Lady Liberty. She was a symbol of freedom and hope for him and immigrants Read more about PURPOSE & PASSION[…]
September 30th, 2011 Armed with nothing but some solar dancing flowers, a MacBook, and some encouraging words from my new friend Wayne, I headed to Crossroads Adult Transitional Center. This was the kind of area most people avoided driving through. Filled with abandoned buildings, barbed-wire fences, and broken glass. The kind of area where real Read more about Q & A MOJO[…]
September 1st, 2011 I was on a mission to find more solar dancing flowers. I looked at every dollar store in south cook county. Dollar Tree, Dollar General, Dollar Store, Dollar Stop, and Family Dollar to no avail. I gave my business card to every manager I came in contact with begging them to call me Read more about FLOWER FOR A DOLLAR[…]
Around 4am on February 17th 2010 I woke up with this picture in my head and began writing. That early morning brainstorming session became the first version of a speech and now book called Staying Positive in a Negative World. From beginning to end it remains the best speech I’ve ever written. The words just Read more about THE ROAD OF LIFE[…]
August 24th, 2011 Two weeks after the debut success of my Staying Positive in a Negative World program, I found myself in a major funk. I was coming off an all-time high and was like “Now What?” Unexpectedly I got a phone call from The Illinois Department of Corrections. They heard about my positive thinking talk and Read more about MOJO IN PRISON?[…]
“Enter through the Narrow Gate; for the gate is wide and broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter it are many. How narrow and constricted is the road that leads to life and those who enter it are few.” Life is Hard. It’s never easy to do the right thing but to excel Read more about ENTER THROUGH THE NARROW GATE[…]
July 13th, 2011 I was sweating bullets prior to the debut of my Food for Life program at the Tinley Park Public Library. I had just arrived at the library to set up my computer and test my out my slideshow. To my horror, their was no podium to be found. Instead, the area where the Read more about MOJO SAVES THE DAY[…]
July 4th, 2011 My first encounter with the solar-powered dancing flower was at the annual 4th of July parade in Mokena, Illinois. It was a picture-perfect summer day with temperatures in the mid 70’s and not a cloud in the sky. Kids lined the streets with empty bags to gather candy from all the floats passing by, Read more about LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT[…]