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    Resiliency in Action

    The American Psychological Association gives this definition of resilience:"The ability to adapt well to adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, and even significant sources of stress.”If life didn’t come with lots of stress we wouldn’t need to focus on resilience so often.Since there is no shortage of stress, never mind adversity and trauma, we need to be actively engaged in increasing the behaviors, the thinking and the emotions that support us being able to bounce back to full functioning.If you...  Read More...

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    Ultimate Pain Treatment with Dr. Martin

    It was a total joy to have my brother Dan here in Texas for our debut wellness event at The Cedars Ranch, "Fierce Self-Compassion: Unplug Your Inner Critic" with Dr. Kristin Neff. In families we play certain roles.   Read More...

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    Why Self-Compassion Is Life-Changing

    Compassion is a word the vast majority of us easily embrace as a beautiful value. You might consider it one of your core values. It may be the lens that you want to see the world through.“Compassion involves "feeling for another" and is a precursor to empathy, the ‘feeling as another’ capacity for better person-centered acts of active compassion; in common parlance active compassion is the desire to alleviate another's suffering.” https://en.wikipedia.o...  Read More...

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    Letting Go Of Appearances

    Lately life has offered Bill and I a seemingly endless set of experiences where we can choose between extremely stressed out or regaining perspective with the long-game in mind.We had our soft opening for The Cedars Ranch. People arrived from far and wide to celebrate with us. Amazing.   Read More...

  • Facing Fear in Texas Y'all!

    When it comes to fear in some ways I’m very fearless and in others I’m a scaredy cat. One of the highest ranked fears - public speaking - I quite enjoy. I don’t like having needles but they don’t really bother me.   Read More...