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Living Is So Big empowers, encourages, and inspires everyone to more actively appreciate life and everything that surrounds it. We are making a difference in today's children, teens, adults, and elders by reminding everyone that "if you have a heartbeat you have a purpose".

Jesus (father), Iliana (mother) and Christopher (son) are being booked accross the United States to impact people with the desire to effect a positive change in their lives. To date, they have traveled over 75,000 miles and have visited 80+ cities. They go to high schools, universities, businesses, stores, and events spreading the message of Life Appreciation.


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Purposeful now!!!

Jesus Agudo

"Throughout my existence, I have and still continue to make realizations that one's self purpose is demonstrated in the now. With that being said, create a purposeful now for the rest of your life.."
-Jesus Agudo

Posted by jagudo on Tuesday, June 24 @ 16:47:54 CDT (81 reads)
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When I say "I love you"

FEELINGS

"When I say "I love you," it is with my best energy that I have to offer. Even though love is a powerful word, my energy is beyond priceless." -Jesus Agudo




Pete & Jennifer Cruz

Posted by jagudo on Monday, June 23 @ 11:01:23 CDT (73 reads)
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Safe Spaces - LISB presentation

Jesus Agudo

We had an amazing time speaking to the kids and the adults for the organization Safe Spaces in Fulton, MO. The message of hope to those that are bullied or sucidial is very important. They help many cope when they arrive in a safe space per se.

Check out their Facebook page: Safe Spaces

 

Safe Spaces, Fulton, MO - June 2014

Posted by jagudo on Thursday, June 19 @ 11:23:29 CDT (70 reads)
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The Power of Life Appreciation book QUOTE

Jesus Agudo

“Remember what you are and follow through. Think and act as your own life and not someone else’s. For I am Life.”
-Jesus Agudo

www.thepoweroflifeappreciation.com - (Page 81)

Posted by jagudo on Wednesday, June 18 @ 18:35:12 CDT (105 reads)
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New Living Is So Big FORUM BOARD

Jesus Agudo

Check out our new "Living Is So Big FORUM BOARD."  

Please visit us at" LivingIsSoBig.com

Posted by jagudo on Wednesday, May 28 @ 12:06:50 CDT (88 reads)
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March Road Trip - Mission for the kids 2014

Jesus Agudo

(Mar 1-31, 2014) – Month two of the Living Is So Big - Mission for the kids road trip 2014.

Car mileage start: 218,785
3/17 - Hendersonville, NC
3/18 - Murfeesboro, TN
3/19 - St. Louis, MO
3/21 - Fulton, MO
3/22 - Kansas City, MO
3/23 - Emporia, KS
3/29 - Emporia, KS (Bike-a-Thon)
3/29 - Williamsburg, KS (Bike-a-Thon)
Car mileage end: 220,519

The contributions to our Go Fund Me page only allowed us to travel 1,734 miles due to lack of funds and visit a few schools and universities. Please continue to have the LISB team on the "Mission for the kids" road trip be giving them any amount you can. We need funds for the month of April next. Thank you.

Check out our Face Book page to see our LISB road trip pictures.

Posted by jagudo on Friday, April 04 @ 16:29:15 CDT (139 reads)
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Living Is So Big... My children, family

FAMILY Anonymous writes "

My children, family, my awesome boyfriend and a few friends are why living is so big for me.

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Posted by jagudo on Wednesday, April 02 @ 11:33:45 CDT (106 reads)
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LIVING IS SO BIG... Doors open and Close

Living Is So Big Anonymous writes "

I have struggled big and small for the past year, I was released out of the military in 2011 and I thought all would be well returning to civillian life but not. I was faced with a bad economy and no good paying jobs. I thought for sure I was going to fail at life.

I was down and out working at cinnabon in the Asheville mall when a nice couple breathed life into me with just 4 words "LIVING IS SO BIG" who would have thought that these 4 little words would change the way I see my life forever.

The wristband is still on my wrist and it never comes off and when I feel depressed I just look down and read those 4 little words and it makes me smile and changes my view instantly.

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Posted by jagudo on Sunday, March 30 @ 10:29:01 CDT (144 reads)
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April is Life Appreciation Month

Jesus Agudo

(Apr 1-30, 2014) Let if be known that... April is Life Appreciation month!



Check out and join our event on Face book



 



Note:

Any contribution towards our Go Fund Me campaign is much appreciated.

Posted by jagudo on Friday, March 07 @ 10:53:48 CST (197 reads)
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LETTER... A big smile

Letters for LISB

Dear Iliana, Christopher and Jesus,

I am writing this letter to let you know how thankful I am that you guys came to talk to me and my classmates. When I entered my class, I was serious and kind of sad. But, when you guys started talking I was thinking this is so interesting. When I got out of class I came out with a BIG smile and alot of wristbands.

I love these wristbands! I still need three more to make the colection because Living Is So Big!!! ...

Posted by jagudo on Wednesday, March 05 @ 10:13:00 CST (164 reads)
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February Road Trip - Mission for the kids 2014

Jesus Agudo

(Feb 1-28, 2014) – Month one of the Living Is So Big - Mission for the kids road trip 2014.

Car mileage start: 214,032
2/1 - Hendersonville, NC
2/1 - Charlotte, NC
2/3 - Atlanta, GA
2/4 - Gainseville, FL
2/8 - Kissimee, FL
2/9 - Parkland, FL
2/10 - West Palm Beach, FL
2/13 - N. Miami Beach, FL
2/14 - Gainseville, FL
2/15 - Huntersville, NC
2/16 - Asheville, NC
2/18 - Murfreesboro, TN
2/19 - St. Louis, MO
2/21 - Emporia, KS
2/26 - Kansas City, MO
2/27 - St. Louis, MO
2/28 - Hendersonville, NC
Car mileage end: 218,785

You contribution to our Go Fund Me page allowed us to travel 4,753 miles and visit a few schools and universities. Please continue to have the LISB team on the "Mission for the kids" road trip be giving them any amount you can. We need funds for the month of March next. Thank you.

Check out our Face Book page to see our LISB road trip pictures.



Note:

Please contact us in the event you would like us to speak at your Middle or High school.

Posted by jagudo on Friday, February 28 @ 17:00:00 CST (228 reads)
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Living Is So Big presents at Emporia State University

Living Is So Big

(Emporia, KS – Feb 24, 2014) – Living Is So Big presents at Emporia State University

The CEO & Founder from Living Is So Big had the great opportunity to present to the students of ESU along with a few walk-ins from the town of Emporia.

View our photos of the event on our Facebook page. www.facebook.com/livingissobig.org

Posted by jagudo on Monday, February 24 @ 17:00:00 CST (170 reads)
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Living Is So Big... Nature

ENJOYMENT Anonymous writes "

I live for today because I am a resident on a beautiful planet. It is full of wondrous creatures and plants. Whenever I feel stressed or small, I can take a walk at a park and relax in the serenity that surrounds me.


http://freeimagesfun.blogspot.com/2011/08/nature-animals.html "
Posted by jagudo on Monday, February 24 @ 11:21:39 CST (251 reads)
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If you have a heart-beat, you have a purpose.

LIFE

Remember that you have a heart-beat.....So you have a purpose.

Posted by jagudo on Friday, February 07 @ 21:35:58 CST (226 reads)
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LETTER... I am an Aunt

Letters for LISB

Dear Jesus and Christopher

Thank you for coming to our class. My favorite part was when I read one of the Eight Living Realization cards called "Family." For me, family is the most important thing in my life.

One thing you don't know is that I am an Aunt. At first I really didn't like having a nephew because I am a jelouse girl. I thought that they would pay more attention to him, but they really haven't. They do a bit, but also pay attention to the both of us. I learned alot and when I got home I realized I have a blessing that is my nephew. <3 ...

Posted by jagudo on Wednesday, February 05 @ 16:56:37 CST (281 reads)
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Common sense is like breathing. By: Chris Agudo

Chris Agudo

Common sense is like breathing. The more you do it, the easier it gets. After all, it is a natural state of being and is habit due to the necessity of your lungs. Common sense is breathing, so when you must come down to a final decision, utilize common sense, it is easy........just like breathing. To go against common sense is equivalent to holding your breath... No body wants to suffocate. Just breathe.

Posted by jagudo on Tuesday, January 28 @ 20:55:58 CST (252 reads)
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Living Is So Big... My reason

FAMILY Anonymous writes "

The reason I live my life so big is for my husband who loves me, supports me, and makes me the happiest girl ever.

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Posted by jagudo on Saturday, January 25 @ 12:04:55 CST (180 reads)
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Back in April of 2010. By: Iliana Agudo

Iliana Agudo

Back in April of 2010 my life has changed 100%. At that moment I knew I had to find the courage and strength to go forward and I found it within me, it was lying dormant within me.

When life gives us trials and tribulations in our darkest moments in our lives that is the time when we must know that we are strong to pass all of it with flying stars. Giving ourselves the motivation to keep moving no matter haht. Like my son Chris always says... "What doesn't kill you will make you stronger" What wisom from such a beautiful soul. That's why Living Is So Big to me.

Posted by jagudo on Wednesday, January 22 @ 10:22:41 CST (220 reads)
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Can you hear it? By: Iliana Agudo

Iliana Agudo

Can you hear it? Can you feel it? Listen and Be Still, then you will hear and feel it. It's those moments in life when we must stop what we are doing and just BE. We will get messages.

No matter what, it's important to do what you love. Investing your time and energy into a passion, desire, talent always makes the heart sing.

Posted by jagudo on Tuesday, January 21 @ 07:57:12 CST (225 reads)
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Living Life's Dream

Jesus Agudo

The Formula for Life's Dream: (T+E)*PCX=LiDr

Time plus Energy multiplied by Passion, Commitment, Execution equals Life's Dream

Follow the calculation of the formula and you too can achieve Life's Dream. It all begins with time. No matter how busy you may seem, time is always present. Do not dare say that you have "no time!" Saying it allows you to not achieve the Life's Dream. Also, be aware of the energy you use and wisely apply it with that precious moment called time. Time and Energy will be the beginning of any start.

After we make the time and energy available, Passion is a must! We need to acknowledge what we desire, what we want to have. The problem with passion is that most do not recognize it or realize that it is right there on their mind. It's the many thoughts of desire, of achieving and wanting something simple or great. It's the one thought that can make Life's Dream into a reality. Yet, many will think of other thoughts to do instead and miss out. Yes, the clutter and distraction has victory and your Life's Dream has been defeated.

However, If you do not allow clutter and distraction to deter you from achieving Life's Dream, it simply means that you have taken the next step. The next step of the formula called "Commitment." You have decided that this passion must be done and that it is part of what you want to accomplish. Yes, I will do this! I want this! It sounds fantastic. Doesn't it? Yet, this combination alone will not allow you to achieve Life's Dream. The final element of the formula is the most crucial. This will define the moment of who you are and what you want to accomplish.

The final piece of the formula is the following through, the Execution! Most will never complete this part. So close, yet never completed. Is it due to laziness, clutter, distraction or just not knowing how to? Whatever reason you can come up with, it will not change the fact that you fell short. You must act on the rest of the formula! You are allocating the "Time and Energy," thought of what you want or desire, "Passion!" You have the "Commitment" of getting it done and that you will do this. Then lastly, you do follow through and "Execute" on this to achieve your "Life's Dream" formula. Congratulations!!!!

Now, you may have been wondering what in the world is Life's Dream formula. I see the formula and understand its calculations. But what is it exactly?

The end result of the “Life’s Dream” is an uplifting and satisfying moment of accomplishment. It varies from some small thought or a grand thought. No matter what the thought may be, you accomplished it!!! Maybe it's a goal or even becoming successful in business. From this moment on, start living life's Dream.

Posted by jagudo on Monday, January 13 @ 08:55:22 CST (405 reads)
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LETTER... Life for the better

Letters for LISB

Dear LISB Family

I am a Freshman and you came to talk to us. After hearing you speak, you have inspired me start helping people out. The speech you made about "Living Is So Big" was amazing.

When you started talking about LISB, your started to give many reasons why life is worth living for. LISB has taught me to never give up on life and that there are many things in life you should live for. Life is worth living for and I should never give up. ...

Posted by jagudo on Tuesday, December 24 @ 10:07:03 CST (284 reads)
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LETTER... My own father

Letters for LISB

Dear Iliana, Jesus & Christopher

First of all, I would like to thank you for giving up some of your time to come to our class to talk about "Living Is So Big." I was in the 10th period class, which was at the end of the of day. Let me say that your presentation was the BEST! Your story really inspired me to do better in life. It also inspired me to help out my friends who need help the most.

The wristband I received, I gave it away to my own Father. He kept talking about how my Grandmother is sick, how he is constantly in pain and he didn't feel like living anymore. ...

I gave him my wristband and then had a long emotional talk with him about life and your presentation. He told me that because of me and my wristband, that he has a reason to live.

Posted by jagudo on Wednesday, December 18 @ 15:49:49 CST (312 reads)
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LIVING IS SO BIG... Knowing and Realizing

FAMILY

Just knowing and realizing that my Mom and Dad love me more than the world. Even though they don't always express it.  But, when they do, it is very clear! 

They tell me that one day I will understand what it feels like after having my own child.  Until then I can only imagine.  I love my family!

Posted by jagudo on Thursday, December 12 @ 10:32:47 CST (266 reads)
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LETTER... Story of the past

Letters for LISB

Dear LISB Family,

I'm a girl that had a story of the past that I never wanted anyone to know.  Back in elementary school I used to be a nervous, unpopular, ugly and insecure girl that didn't have many friends.  Then, I met the most popular girl in elementary school that considered her my sister.   For me it was big because she actually wanted to be my best friend.

Soon, I went to middle school where my whole attitude changed because of my other friend.   This friend introduced me to a gang and cut-parties.  I joined the gang in the 7th grade. Imagine, a 7th grader in a gang full of violence.  Later on I became my friend's enemy.  She felt bigger and cooler than me, so I started realizing that she was only treating me as her pet.

After that moment, I lost my unpopular mode to a cool gang leader for middle school.  She and I fought twice and because of her I also lost my innocent shyness.  I now became a girl going to cut-parties and doing bad in school.  Little by little I became a girl who did not accept attitude from any one and I demanded respect!

My mom no longer trusted me, my dad was solid to me, my brothers bothered me and I did not have many friends because of my life style.  Something CHANGED! ...

Posted by jagudo on Tuesday, December 10 @ 16:30:07 CST (343 reads)
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LETTER... Through a bad time

Letters for LISB

Dear Living Is So Big

I thank you for coming to our school and giving us all of the positive affirmations. Thank you for the wristbands and gratitude rocks. Every time I'm passing through a bad time I'm going to look at my wristband and make the rest of the day good.

Yesterday, I was passing through a bad time because I wanted to go somewhere and couldn't. But, I still tried to have a good time. I would have NEVER tried to make it better if you guys never gave me the wristband. I thank you guys because you never gave up! I hope you keep going and never quit. ...

Posted by jagudo on Sunday, December 01 @ 17:16:37 CST (266 reads)
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LETTER.. Purpose to live

Letters for LISB

Dear Jesus and Christopher

Thank you for coming to our classroom. We all appreciated it. The part I liked the best was when you guys were talking about how your son was really depressed and you helped him out. It amazed me how positive quotes or comments can change somebody's perspective in how the see life.

The way you were talking to us and the things you said made me realize a lot. I've been...

Posted by jagudo on Thursday, November 28 @ 09:03:19 CST (244 reads)
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LETTER.. Changed my life around

Letters for LISB

Dear Jesus and Christopher

Thank you for coming to our class the other day. You guys have changed my life around. I used to be depressed, stressed and unhappy every day. Ever since you guys came, you have inspired me. Just because I thought of you guys, I saved two of my close friends from killing themselves. It hurt a lot when they told me they wanted to end their lives. But, I stopped them from doing that. I am so glad. I feel like a brave teen. Although, I did have thoughts of ending my life as well. I starved myself and stayed in my room lying down. My heart felt abandoned, I was confused. But, I didn't have the right to be sad because LIVING IS SO BIG! That's the first thing that popped up in my mind.

What I love about you guys is that you motivate people. ...

Posted by jagudo on Wednesday, November 20 @ 19:30:22 CST (454 reads)
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Living Is So Big.. Kindness exists

KINDNESS Anonymous writes "

Living Is So Big because kindness still exists in the world.

When an act of kindness occurs both parts release a chemical in the brain making them feel good.

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Posted by jagudo on Thursday, November 14 @ 18:44:54 CST (274 reads)
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Living Is So Big.. All of it

Living Is So Big Anonymous writes "

Living Is So Big because I am Alive, Healthy, Loved and Blessed.

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Posted by jagudo on Friday, November 01 @ 12:21:51 CDT (263 reads)
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LETTER... showed me another face to life

Letters for LISB

Dear Jesus and Christopher

Thank you for coming to our class. I learned to value life and to always look for positive things in life. One week ago, me and my girlfriend had a fight. She has been my best friend. I was mad and said bad things. She became sad due to the bad things we argued about. We argued because of what her friends said about me.

We both were best friends for five months and now that we argued and faught because of her friends, it made me sad. I felt depressed and didn't want to do anything. I just wanted to sleep and hear music.

Then you and your son came and showed me that life has many values. That I have other people that care about me and want me to be with them. ...

Posted by jagudo on Thursday, October 24 @ 09:26:18 CDT (324 reads)
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CEO & Founder
My Daddy Taught Me That
Asheville, NC


"For just over an hour, everyone in the Sparta High School Auditorium was able to forget about their worries and their life's problems and appreciate the simple joys of life and what they do have. I am extremely thankful for all that the Agudo family does and for how many lives they have selflessly changed..."

-Eric Smuda
President & Founder of Take Action
Sparta High School
Sparta, NJ

"I left the presentation more determined to help those around me understand that “LIVING IS SO BIG” and that it is up to each and everyone one of else to help a friend, neighbor or loved one in need. The Agudo Family is amazing and their passion is contagious."

-Kristi Donohue
President
Safe Spaces
Fulton, MO

"I was very excited to have "Living is so big" at my class at Montclair State University. They were able to really connect to the students. When I asked my students who was their favorite speakers for the semester, it was hands down Living is so big."

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Counseling Educator
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ

"Rarely have I seen our students react so positively to Jesus' and Chris' and Iliana's message."

-Joan McNichol, MA, SAC
Harrison Public Schools
Harrison, NJ


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