Matt’s Mumblings Blog

I’m Trying Intermittent Fasting!

I’m Trying Intermittent Fasting!

Posted on September 21, 2018

News flash: I am not a medical doctor, PLEASE know that this post concerns my research, experience,…

The Post I Can’t Write

The Post I Can’t Write

Posted on September 14, 2018

In the nearly five years since I started this blog (this is post number 265), a small pile of drafts…

Deserving Poor – Guest Post by Dr. Barbara DiPietro

Deserving Poor – Guest Post by Dr. Barbara DiPietro

Posted on September 7, 2018

I am thrilled to bring back my great friend and Senior Director of Policy at the National Health Car…

Initial Steps on my Kung Fu Journey!

Initial Steps on my Kung Fu Journey!

Posted on August 31, 2018

Yes, I’m learning Kung Fu! For those keeping up on my manic journey through different experiences in…

“Despite all my Rage, I’m still just a Rat in a Cage”

“Despite all my Rage, I’m still just a Rat in a Cage”

Posted on August 24, 2018

Several weeks ago, I was engaged in a heated conversation with my millennial friend, Jeff Somers, ab…

BlacKkKlansman – See this movie!

BlacKkKlansman – See this movie!

Posted on August 17, 2018

So, there is a good chance there is a recording of the President of the United States saying the “N-…

Mosilience – I Invent a New Word!

Mosilience – I Invent a New Word!

Posted on August 10, 2018

Mosilience /mō zilyəns/ Noun A combination of resiliency and motivation The ability to use the stren…

Did “Trauma” help Our Nation Recover a Piece of Its Soul?

Did “Trauma” help Our Nation Recover a Piece of Its Soul?

Posted on August 3, 2018

If I’m honest, I’ve been trying not to write about the Trump Administration’s decision to tear apart…

Josh Hader Gets Standing Ovation – Black Kids get Life

Josh Hader Gets Standing Ovation – Black Kids get Life

Posted on July 27, 2018

Here are a few things 17-year-old Josh Hader (now an all-star pitcher) tweeted: “I hate gay people”…

“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…