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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What works?

February 4, 2013

Woodwork Works…for me. Today… I have been thinking about what I feel as a project progresses through all its stages. First there’s the idea. Concept before application…envisioning before I start laying out materials. Within the idea of a project there are many angles of perspective that are focused on for me. I’m thinking about what […]

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Does Your Horse Get You?

January 30, 2013

Does Your Horse Get You? When you want to “play” with your horse…does your horse get it? Playing is a much more positive connotation on the interaction with your horse than any other label you could put on the interactions. What does your horse think of your interactions? Simply adjusting your thoughts…words will present a […]

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Furnishings Finish

January 26, 2013

Furnishings Finish        In the last few years, I have been building some furniture. I have always enjoyed seeing creative and inspirational furnishings. I think we often see something we like and it creates a mood for us. I have observed a good change in people; many are salvaging and “re-purposing” items to fit themself. I […]

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Frame of Mind

January 22, 2013

Mind Frame   “Betty” and I arrived at “Mary’s” around 10AM, Wednesday on a warm day in June, 2010.   As “Betty” and I were preparing to go over to “the ranch” where I was working with a client who boarded their horse….”Bil” showed up. He asked what we were doing this morning? I said […]

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Perspective: Fear or Faith

January 21, 2013

How do we identify when our motive is focused more positive. How can we improve it to a majority of healthy values? For me, one of the biggest identifying motives I try to keep a constant vigil on, is recognizing motive premised in fear. For example, when I step into the saddle for the first […]

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My Motto Explained: Passion with Purpose

January 15, 2013

Passion with Purpose…this is my motto in all my endeavors. I want to elaborate on this catch-phrase. What it means to me and why I identify with it so deeply. ———- Passion is defined by Merriam-Webster as: often capitalized a : the sufferings of Christ between the night of the Last Supper and his death b : an oratorio based on […]

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Attractive Opposites

January 14, 2013

When I was a young teen, I was struggling with an issue very deep inside me. I too often would flip a switch and lose reasonable sense of dealing with anger. I remember there was an occasion where I retaliated against another boy my age. It was like a slow-motion movie. It was an out-of-body […]

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Horse Training – Defining Connection

January 4, 2008

How do we define the connection so that we can become more aware of when it is happening? We can acknowledge certain dynamics as they become established and that gives us a plan for progressing to deeper areas. The dynamics that are recognizable as they are established are: Comfort More “thoughtful” response Less instinctual reaction […]

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Horse Training Psychology – Human Behavior Recognition Process

January 4, 2008

Let’s look at the human perspective areas of adjustment more specifically. We bring many imbalances into the human/horse interaction. What are some of the specific human-based perspectives and focus that we can recognize and simply try to adjust to fit the human/horse environment we’re working within? Humans have some very positive traits when it comes […]

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