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Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Thinking

I read a study the other day that talked about the way the brain functions when our fundamental beliefs are challenged. Basically, it stated that the same regions of our brain fires when we are physically threatened. Those regions that fire on both occasions are the regions responsible for our survival. Although the author was…

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One Sided Relationships

I think quite a few of life’s problems are the result of one sided relationships.  As we travel the country working with people and horses, the one sided relationship seems all too prevalent.  We see people who do everything they can to meet the needs of their horse but never ask the horse to meet…

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The horse is not a mirror!

Before you start shooting, give me a chance to explain. Would you say that in your marriage your spouse is a mirror? I don’t think I could get away with that. My spouse will react or respond to my emotions, thoughts or feelings, but definitely doesn’t mirror them back to me. I think this also…

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