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[one_half][/one_half] [one_half_last]Study the black and white portrait in the left side panel. What do you see? When you change your thinking you change your perception. We see a young lady looking away, if we think of the necklace at bottom center. But we see an old women partially facing us, […]

Perception Exercise


Obtaining statistics on the effectiveness of inmate rehabilitation programs is very difficult, and always controversial. However, here is one Internet posting that spans a 20 year study which is worth considering. Note especially the stress on teaching “decision making skills,” which is the main mission of Thresholds. The research involves […]

Crime In America Study – The Up Hill Battle


It is estimated that more than one in every 100 adults in the United States will serve time in jail or prison; that’s an all-time high. Here is a recent analysis of prison populations. [one_half]USA and territories. Incarcerated population Number of inmates in 2008 Total 2,424,279 Federal and state prisons 1,518,559 […]

On The Importance of Localized Care Taking



The Thresholds symbol was created by Thresholds’ founder Mickey Burglass. The first part of the Thresholds symbol represents the dividing line, or threshold, between the past and the future. The second part stands for the four elements of life: the past, the world, yourself and the future. A threshold is […]

The Thresholds Symbol