Category: Life Coaching

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 »

Horses in Healthcare: Restoring Empathy in Human Resources

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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 »

The Act Of Doing: Experiential Learning With Horses

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“Knowledge results from the combination of grasping experience and transforming it” -D.A. Kolb Learning by way of experience is an idea that has existed for many years. Ancient philosopher, Confucius, believed that there are three methods for wisdom: reflection, imitation and experience. Founding father of the United States, Benjamin Franklin, once spoke the words: “Tell me… Read more »

Ignite The Flame: Equine-Assisted Learning Can Save A Failing Marriage

Couple kiss beside three horses standing in line next to each other

Do you feel that your marriage has lost its spark? Are you arguing more often with your spouse? Are you finding it difficult to communicate with each other? Have you tried everything from self-help books to counseling, but nothing seems to be working? Help from a horse may be exactly what you need to ignite… Read more »