Category: Emotional Intelligence

Horses and the Identity-Oriented Psychotrauma Theory

Woman riding horse with two dogs walking beside

Have you ever asked yourself: Who am I; Why am I the way that I am; What do I really want in life? If so, then you have made a self-inquiry— turning your attention and curiosity inward, toward yourself and toward the truth of your nature. When we ask ourselves these questions, we are beginning… Read more »

Finding Your Authentic Self With Equine-Assisted Learning

Woman reaching out to a horse in a field

Every human being on Earth possesses certain characteristics that make them who they are. These unique qualities set us apart from one person to the next. Many people associate a quality, such as authenticity simply with just being yourself. However, they don’t quite realize that there is a much deeper meaning to the term. Passionate… Read more »

Horses in Healthcare: Restoring Empathy in Human Resources

Person in white lab coat pointing to computer screen

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view—until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. – To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee’s, To Kill A Mockingbird, has been a staple in the curriculum of English classes across the country. Set in the American south, Lee… Read more »

Equine-Assisted Learning: Reducing Stress In Difficult Times

Woman with head in her hands

Stress Storms She made landfall in Wilmington, North Carolina at 6 a.m. on Friday, September 14th. With winds reaching up to 85 miles an hour, she brought with her record amounts of rain and a huge storm surge, flooding coastal communities and inland rivers alike. She landed as a Category 1 Hurricane, turning into a… Read more »

What Would Your Future Self Tell You About Stress?

Have you ever thought beyond today? Beyond the coming month or year? Of course, you have, dreaming about what your life could like one day. If you could step into the future what would you be doing? (discretion of personal/professional/relationships) But wait before you go. You have to prepare yourself to live your future life… Read more »