MINDFUL MANAGEMENT & SELF-REGULATION, Part 3

I believe Mindful Management and Self-Regulation are life's two most difficult skills to master. St. Paul wrote to Timothy, who he called his son, and encouraged him to follow God's rules in the same way an athlete follows discipline...

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SEARCH ME – Part 2

Reality Truth: If you accept the message, you will value the messenger; whereas if you reject the message, you will reject the messenger. I value those who, out of love, help me be the best person I can be. These...

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MINDFUL MANAGEMENT & SELF-REGULATION, Part 2

One great mind once said, "If you spend 15 minutes a day in Mindful Management with Self-Regulation, you will be able to solve nearly all of your problems." Fifteen minutes! Many will use the excuse that "I am too busy!"...

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MINDFUL MANAGEMENT & SELF-REGULATION, Part 1

I have been privileged to spend many years educating, encouraging, inspiring and challenging youth.  The foremost life skills have been:  Winning the best game of all -- LifeballNever quitting but keeping onExceeding parents' expectations and exampleRecovering quickly after failureLoving peopleServing...

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SEARCH ME – Part 1

When you seek personal excellence, self-scrutiny is welcomed, not rejected. Is the truth, not a lie, really your goal? Search Me! Tragically, in my 50 years of counseling, the vast majority of people do not want to be told...

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KISS THE EDGE

Recently, my yoga instructor had her class members in semi-pain as they held a position. She smiled and exclaimed, "KISS THE EDGE!" The basketball coach in me also smiled through a grimaced face as I thought, "Oh, I get it."...

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THE CHRIST SYSTEM: HOW IT WORKS

There are many brilliant thinkers historically. To name a few, there are Aristotle, Plato, Socrates, Einstein, Augustine, Ignatius, Edison, Franklin. Yet, there is an additional man who deserves strong consideration. His name is Paul, formerly Saul of Tarsus. He...

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NBC BASKETBALL CAMPS COMING TO STEBBINS, ALASKA

FEATURING COACH JOYCE WALKER30+ YEARS BASKETBALL EXPERIENCE, 3-TIME KODIAK ALL-AMERICAN, HALL OF FAME HONORS IN THE FOLLOWING: NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL, WASHINGTON BASKETBALL, LSU, AND SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SPORTS. ALL-TIME LEADING SCORER IN LSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL & WASHINGTON HIGH...

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THE PLAIN PAIN TRUTH

Mother speaking to her distraught daughter says, “Sorry, honey we can’t teach pain to stop hurting.” A little boy falls in the bathtub; cuts his forehead; cries out, “Stop the pain, mommy, I'll be good!” The Pain Truth Life pain is inescapable....

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THANK YOU AFRICAN AMERICANS

Fifty-four years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr., paid the ultimate sacrifice for all humanity. Yesterday we celebrated his life. Yesterday was my joy to personally call five of my brothers and sisters who live the legacy of their forefather,...

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