By David Scharps
Why I made this film
Hello, my name is David Scharps and I am not a filmmaker. I am a person who had to find a passion in order to live. This is my first film and it represents a different perspective on our health, why it is so out of control and what you are fully capable of doing about it. I want everyone to know that there is nothing we cannot do with a deep passion and the willingness to trust in your unlimited capacity as a human being. Here is my story.
I have spent most of my life concerned about myself, giving little time to others and the bigger issues we confront as a nation, planet and species. I was self-centered and not very happy or fulfilled. I reached a fairly nice financial success at an early age, around 34; I sold my business for multi- millions.Yet with all this success, I found myself very unhappy. I lived in a beautiful home that I built on the beach in the Santa Monica, California. I was living a life of luxury.
I spent my days trading the financial markets alone in my home office for 10 years, in each year becoming more isolated and increasingly lonely. The one area of my life that kept me stimulated was my insatiable appetite to learn about health, what creates good health and what destroys it and makes us vulnerable to attract disease in our lives. I read hundreds of books and became a student of health and wellbeing.
As we all are given the gift of genius at birth, mine has been to deeply understand the nature of health and sickness within us human beings. I am blessed to have this knowledge as I would have been a statistic with a life threatening disease as my life, as of a few years ago became very uncertain.