What I’m Learning About Presence

What I’m Learning About Presence

Life has a way of continually moving on. In my own life, my youngest graduated from high school last week and will leave for college in August. I’ll be officially an empty nester, as they say, although my actual experience of adult children so far is that they...
What I’m Learning About Presence

Gratitude for Horses’ Grace

When I was a young child, my grandpa used to take us out on long trips into the deserts of Utah in a horse-drawn wagon. Two huge drafts would pull my grandpa, brothers and cousins and me through the sand, over rocks, up and down hills, or wherever else my grandpa...
What I’m Learning About Presence

Moving from Fall to Winter

In the Equus Coaching world, we use a model called the Seasons of Change as a way of looking at how people move through changes in their lives. Using the cyclical nature of the 4 seasons helps us to understand that life is moving in a way that makes sense, in both our i...
What I’m Learning About Presence

Creating Community

Community is something that we all need and want. Like horses, humans are herd animals. When I first went through Equus Coach Training in 2011, I didn’t really have what I would consider a strong community. I knew there was something missing, but I...
What I’m Learning About Presence

How to Work with Fear of Change

Things ChangeAnd the mind doesn’t like it. Even if the changes are positive, there is safety, mind believes, in doing what it’s always done. When I’m moving toward something exciting and new, I notice I often get very scared. Lots of beliefs come up...
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