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Matt Janzen Hello and thank you for taking the time to explore who I am in more detail.

Do you seek making a better world and future, for yourself and for others? That is my sincerest endeavor! I have been very blessed in this life and I wish to share with you. Here I feature what I do, and my thoughts about the processes I go through in reaching deeper understanding. My personal experiences, I hope, will help you in your future. You will find several useful links to testimonials about my services, what they are and my contact information. Thanks again for stopping by and I hope you enjoy your time here!

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Matt Janzen


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Healthy Conflict Resolution – Humans or Equines

by Matt Janzen on June 13, 2018

CONFLICT!

Ah, that’s a scary word isn’t it!?!?

RESOLUTION

Now that one sounds comfortable…

So, why do people not see that conflict can be a healthy part of life. Only if we seek healthy dynamics in it. In a conflict if any of the parties have to sacrifice values that are sincere oriented. That IS NOT healthy.

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Danas horse rearing first saddling

Conflicts will arise…they just do…it’s part of the differences. Resolving conflicts only requires that all parties involved actually care how they affect the others. Sincere caring isn’t just about self, it is about self and the other self’s also. It isn’t about only your voice being heard but hearing the others also and trying to understand, not necessarily agree but understand the others perspective. Human’s are often so self-centered…that becomes a very difficult interaction.

What can we focus on to assist us…

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YOUnique Perspective

by Matt Janzen on May 30, 2018

We’re all given unique perspective, each one of us…

Some of us are raised by those who only have one hope…to have us see only how they see…only what they see. If we happen to see more or less in what they see, they judge, they manipulate, they give huge energy into trying to make us them.

They veil this endeavor in themselves first…they define it by what they were told to see. They believe their own lies first or they wouldn’t want us to believe them also.

Once you realize this…you will start to SEE.

YOU will start to SEE!

You will see things that challenge everything you were taught by others. You will see some things that match what you were taught by others.

Perspective

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Your Voice – It’s yours, speak it.

April 28, 2018

Everyone has thoughts and ideas that they should be allowed to freely express to whomever they wish.   What is interesting is that many would tell you which ones and to whom they can be expressed. Why? What are they afraid of? I’ve never really understood that kind of fear. I want to hear your thoughts, […]

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Be The Highway, Not Just The Wheels

March 23, 2018

Perspective is always adjustable. It all depends on the initiators focus. What did the band Audioslave mean with this song: What it means to me is…to own our role in life and for me especially…with interactions, interactions with humans and horses. Am I just the wheels that roll over the highway and use it or am […]

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From Beasts of Burden to Beasts of Blessings

March 17, 2018

Here are some pictures of my grandpa with his Percherons, on my mom’s side of the family.         It is always interesting to me to look at these old photos and imagine how they interacted with their horses. Horses helped us daily back then to achieve many things…they still do these days but […]

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Extremes – The Human’s and the Horse’s

March 17, 2018

Extremes are difficult, both in ourselves and in our equines. One thing I do whether it’s my own extremes or an equine’s… is… I look at patterns of triggers. When you look for patterns you remove the “this time” aspect and see more objectively. Subjectivity will get us lost in how to see a solution […]

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PTSD – Why interacting with Horses can help.

March 14, 2018

Simply put…we know that to help heal PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), there needs to be activities that help reconnect the neuropathways disrupted that occur during a high level trauma event. Horse interactions, when coached correctly, create an active connection experience that doesn’t include any judgment or interference that helps those affected by PTSD rebuild […]

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What now?

December 16, 2016

What should we do now?

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Trusting the Process…

August 25, 2016

We use this phrase…“trust the process” a lot when we are going through changes. Even more so when we are going through big changes, like a transition in life. I want to break this concept down a little bit for application in our focus process. proc·ess1: (noun) 1.a series of actions or steps taken in order […]

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Relationship Lesson within Trailer Loading Horses

November 16, 2015

One of the most common issues we have to resolve with horses…is trailer loading.   The way I approach this issue is fairly simple. The scenario can seem quite complex though.   How do we determine the best approach when we are trying to ask our horses to do something that they commonly resist? It’s pretty […]

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