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Altitude versus Attitude versus Aptitude versus Gratitude

Altitude versus Attitude versus Aptitude versus Gratitude Altitude refers to how far a body is above ground level; It simply means the height which the body chooses. While Attitude refers to the orientation and position of a body. Aptitude refers … Continue reading

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Modalities of Change

Insight and Empowerment as Modalities of Change. At Dan’s Legacy we work proactively with youth who have experienced trauma and abuse and are now dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep and eating disorders and with self-medicating for their inner pain and … Continue reading

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Why Pain; Why Pleasure

Why Pain, Why Pleasure? Pain is an amazing adaption and necessary for life to continue its existence. Pain evolved, beginning with the simplest nervous systems, until it helped form what we would like to consider the most complex our own. … Continue reading

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The evolution of our glands

The evolution of our glands! We hear much about being a victim to our glands nowadays as we deal with the growing problem of obesity, type two diabetes and the epidemic of ADHD, anxiety, depression, eating and sleeping disorders and … Continue reading

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Is there intelligent life out there; because there is very little of it down here on Earth.

Intelligence is defined as: The ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills. With this definition in mind, I consider most of what we have come to know as knowledge and skills may not meet this definition. Leaving aside the … Continue reading

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Psychosomatic Whack a Mole

Psychosomatic Whack a Mole I have long been a follower of Dr. Sarno whose latest book, “The Divided Mind” reminded me of what I have long believed and used in my practice. Many times I have been amazed at how … Continue reading

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The Big Threat

The Big Threat is Apathy: When we know that we should do something but do nothing or even worse not enough. Over the years and with the hundreds of clients who I have worked with the biggest challenge with them … Continue reading

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My Inner Mindful Meadow

My Inner Mindful Meadow In the 60’s we were told to, “Tune in, turn on and drop out!” Timothy Leary and Stanley Owsley attempted to break us out of the trap we didn’t even know we were in. Strapped onto … Continue reading

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Mindful Breathing The new movement in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is Mindfulness. This perspective teaches that we have meat computers for brains that have evolved over a few million years to serve us as primitive hunter-gatherers. We lived this way for … Continue reading

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Good Bike Karma…Recycle your Cycle

Recycle Your Cycle Help us send 485 bicycles to school children in the Philippines! Cap’s Bicycle Shop is accepting donations of unwanted bicycles this holiday season to go to a deserving home. To show that you can give and receive, … Continue reading

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