Matt’s Mumblings Blog

“No One Cares About Crazy People”

“No One Cares About Crazy People”

Posted on July 20, 2018

We live in a beautiful, diverse, and vast country. The more I rack up frequent flyer miles the more…

Matt’s Reading List

Matt’s Reading List

Posted on July 18, 2018

My books!: Bennett, M. S. (2017). Connecting Paradigms: A trauma-informed and neurobiological framew…

My Belize Experience

My Belize Experience

Posted on July 13, 2018

One of the joys of my life is travel. Seeing new places and getting to know the people of a communit…

10 Years & 1 Day

10 Years & 1 Day

Posted on July 6, 2018

Yesterday my wife, Sarah, and I celebrated our 10-year wedding anniversary! We are on the beach in B…

How Your Vacation Choice Contributes to the Housing Crisis

How Your Vacation Choice Contributes to the Housing Crisis

Posted on June 29, 2018

Hotel vs. VRBO/Airbnb, just two options, right? I’m more of a hotel guy unless I’m traveling with a…

I try Aikido (and earned a white belt!)

I try Aikido (and earned a white belt!)

Posted on June 22, 2018

I knew very little about Japanese culture or philosophy when I found the book Art of Peace by Morihe…

“Suicide is Painless”

“Suicide is Painless”

Posted on June 15, 2018

Sometimes timing is a fascinating thing. After being sick and watching days’ worth of mostly depress…

A Tragic Comparison

A Tragic Comparison

Posted on June 8, 2018

Sometimes two unrelated things come into your life and connect, adding a more profound understanding…

My “Sick” Documentary List

My “Sick” Documentary List

Posted on June 1, 2018

As a last gift from the 2018 school year, my wife brought home a nasty virus that wrecked us both. U…

The Right to Adequate or Comfortable Compensation

The Right to Adequate or Comfortable Compensation

Posted on May 25, 2018

From the moment it went live, last week’s post generated great comments both on the post and people…

Pay…or lack thereof

Pay…or lack thereof

Posted on May 18, 2018

Teacher pay is a big issue in Colorado and the Bennett household. As a wealthy and booming state, th…

Q & A with My Reiki Master!

Q & A with My Reiki Master!

Posted on May 11, 2018

Last week I shared my experiences over the last several months with Reiki. This week, I wanted to ge…