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The Greatest Gift we can give our children

In his early 20s, the special operations officer had already served two tours of duty in a bloody war. Back then, people didn’t admit or even know anything about post traumatic stress disordertrue

St. Patrick's Lessons in Courage 

St Patrick was a slave around 400 AD who used fear as fuel to power a daring escape from slavery and eventually to change the world. There are some things about his courage, bravery andtrue

What every parent should learn about fear and the amygdala

 

Teenage terror and anxiety ended up being the hot topic last week in Hollywood when I was at Real Screen, an annual conference for reality shows. When I told people about my recent TEDx talktrue

Risk vs Fear motivational keynote speech

Here's a six minute excerpt from Patrick's keynote speech to 1,000 real estate professionals at the Realty ONE summit in Las Vegas, May 2017. 

Four steps to getting great in less than 10,000 hours

Malcolm Gladwell popularized the 10,000 hour rule, and others claim natural ability and genetics trumps training. The truth is both are wrong according to the latest research. K. Anders Ericsson andtrue

My favorite summit of all time

i've had a lot of time on the top of mountains but this one stands above all the rest - it's a first effort for homegrown video so the quality is pretty poor, but it's a great story. 

The key to raising Smart, Successful, Happy Kids

There is one quality that we can instill in our children that can helps ensure that they will be less likely to lie and cheat, that will help them avoid depression and is a primary trait oftrue

Could Pokemon GO Save A Couch Potato's Life?

I never let my kids download games on my phone but even I have caught the Pokémon GO bug. Is this revolutionary mobile app inspiring people to exercise more? Could it save a couch potatoes life?true

3 Ways to have an adventure in art

I took Shannon, my 13 year old daughter to Arrt Basel in Switzerland to see if we could find some adventure indoors for a change. We learned three great lessons along the way. 

Raise Adventurous kids...and get sent to jail

I am lucky enough to live in a small French village where 17-year-old girls, who could be strutting the runway during New York's fashion week, hitch-hike to school every day. My husband and I taketrue

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