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The Power of Drumming

Epictetus, the Greek Stoic philosopher is quoted as saying,

“We cannot choose our external circumstances, but we can always choose how we respond to them.”

This idea is often repeated in...

Bilateral Stimulation in Wilderness Therapy: Treating Trauma, Grief, and Shame in Adolescent Boys

As my training in EMDR was coming to a close, I had an interesting conversation with one of the primary facilitators, Frank. He described his efforts to bring EMDR treatment into public schools....

Please be breathing, please…

It’s 5:34 am, my eyes fly open, my heart is racing, and I jump out of bed as quietly as possible, I quickly go down the hall to his room, the entire time praying “please be here, please be ok,...

Thriving in Adversity - A Case for Inclement Weather

It was a sunny day, and very cold. A bitter wind whipped across the gap where we were camping, moving in like roaring waves from the next ridge and quickly stripping away any ambient heat from the...

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