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Don’t Hold Your Breath | Emily Hightower

Notes From the Field of Human Performance & Stress Resilience Issue #6   I grew up hearing stories about my dad as a kid holding his breath when he didn’t get what he wanted. My…

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So-Cal Re-Actions | Brian MacKenzie

Notes From the Field of Human Performance & Stress Resilience Issue #5 Most mornings, you will find me in the ocean off the coast of Southern California. I was born and raised in Southern California…

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On Fear | Brian MacKenzie

Notes From the Field of Human Performance & Stress Resilience Issue #4   Fear – a genetically encoded potential wired into the nervous system and our brain. No surprise there. Many years ago, our ability…

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Off Trail, On Track | Emily Hightower

Notes From the Field of Human Performance & Stress Resilience Issue #3 This time of year I spend a lot of time in the woods hiking with my bow looking for ungulates. It’s a mock…

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Protocol vs. Practice | Brian MacKenzie

Notes From the Field of Human Performance & Stress Resilience Issue #2 If you read my last post, I went through the stress response and how I am no stranger to it. I also suggested…

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Travel Stress, Screens, and Balance | Brian MacKenzie

Notes From the Field of Human Performance & Stress Resilience ISSUE #1 Being on the road teaching for the last few weeks has been a refreshing experience and a sobering reminder of what allostatic load…

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