Horses Poop

Horses have taught me so many life lessons. Some of them are easy and pleasant. Some are tough and I struggle with them almost constantly. Some of them I can’t articulate. Some of them, like today’s lesson, I can share with you....

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The Elephant in the Room

The elephant in the room. That saying always leaves me with a humorous image in my head of a shy cartoon elephant trying unsuccessfully to hide its enormous grey body behind the drapes, while the human dinner party guests awkwardly avoid eye...

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Life is Difficult

I recent read this except from a book called Life is Messy, by Matthew Kelly. It struck a chord deep inside me and something told me to share it with you. I hope you somehow benefit from reading this:

Life is difficult. We...

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10 Pitfalls of Social Media

There is nothing inherently “bad” or “good” about social media. It just is. But because of the way we use it and because of the way we let it affect our thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and behaviour, it has some deleterious...

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Preventing Burnout

You have an inner battery.

No, there has been no new anatomical discovery of a lithium ion battery inside of you (that would be quite the feat of evolution!). But you do have a “reserve" of energy. 

This inner battery, this reserve of...

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What's the Goal?

Goals are important in life. They motivate you to grow and reach higher potential and they provide deep satisfaction when they are accomplished. Much dissatisfaction and stress in life comes from unachieved goals.

To avoid this dissatisfaction and...

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Say What You Mean

Our parents had a few really great phrases that they used on us growing up. One that Mom had us use was, “Say what you mean and mean what you say.”

This phrase helped curb some of the gossip, lying, truth-stretching, cutty comments,...

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How to Master the Moment and Reclaim Your Power

Days, weeks, months and even years speed by.

I find it quite common to hear people talk about how fast time is moving and how they can barely keep up. They are tired and feeling powerless.

I think part of the reason for this phenomenon, is that we...

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Your Emotional Diet

Did you know that you are always experiencing an emotion? 

When you step outside in the morning and feel the sun, your heart opens, your body tension disappears, you smile and think, “Mmm”. This is appreciation. Even if you...

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For Your Benefit

Occasionally, there’s some good stuff shared on social media. Stuff that lifts the spirit, that inspires and challenges us to be better. Stories of love, compassion, and understanding that invite us to be more human.

Here’s one from...

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