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How to Discover a New Way to See
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How to Discover a New Way to See

I didn't expect much of this diving excursion. Our divemaster was young—she was 22—and as I mentioned previously, our visit to Hawaii coincided with some unsettling...

| 7 years ago
The Pursuit of Meaning in Our Lives
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The Pursuit of Meaning in Our Lives

'… Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.' Those famous words from the Declaration of Independence have long defined the ambitions of a free person...

| 7 years ago
Experience More Than You Think Possible
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Experience More Than You Think Possible

A favorite quote from Jim Valvano: 'To me, there are three things we all should do every day. Number one is laugh. You should laugh every day. Number...

| 7 years ago
Another Chicago Come and Gone
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Another Chicago Come and Gone

I just returned from the CDS Midwinter meeting. As always, it was a great experience to see old friends and make new ones. We have a great profession...

| 8 years ago
You Have to Believe it to See it, Part 2
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You Have to Believe it to See it, Part 2

Remember that blog post from my partner, Dr. Glen Wysel, about his trip with his wife, Lisa, to Guatemala to visit the site of the clinic we're helping...

| 8 years ago
The Meaning of Hope, as Seen in a Child's Drawing
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The Meaning of Hope, as Seen in a Child's Drawing

December is behind us; the time of year where our senses are inundated with the sounds, the smells, the language and customs of the holidays. And as the...

| 8 years ago
The Gift of Opportunity
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The Gift of Opportunity

Someone sent me the link to this video clip awhile back and I haven't been able to get it out of my mind since. I find it pretty hard to watch that...

| 9 years ago
Possibilities
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Possibilities

This past week I was sitting in on the Facially Generated Treatment Planning workshop and Frank Spear was talking about possibilities. Possibilities as...

| 9 years ago
A Passion Project
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A Passion Project

In a recent post, I said that one of the tricks for getting free from the 'hooks' that hold you back is to hire people to do your worrying for you....

| 9 years ago
A Strong Foundation to Build On
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A Strong Foundation to Build On

For years I have spoken about how a meaningful life is a life full of feelings of abundance and gratitude. That's an idea that is reinforced in all...

| 9 years ago
Spear Study Clubs
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Spear Study Clubs

WOW! We have 66 Spear Study Clubs who are now officially registered and 'in the fold.' Hard for me to believe since we just started in June of 2009....

| 10 years ago
Yes, I Practice!
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Yes, I Practice!

I am asked on a regular basis if I still practice or if I only lead Spear Study Clubs and teach. I understand the question, but it still takes me by surprise....

| 10 years ago