Episode 166-Goal Setting & Overcoming Obstacles Starter Kit

Obstacles can become stepping stones to your dreams! In this podcast I’ll discuss; Why people avoid setting goals or quit, the role of dreams, dealing with the obstacle you know…and the obstacles you don’t. As a bonus, I also share how to make more theoretical the goal’s like ‘gain confidence’ into actionable, measurable steps. If…

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Episode 165: Mastery and the Plateau

Does it ever feel like the more you learn-the further you are from arriving? This week I read, Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long Term Fulfillment by George Leonard. In this podcast, I read five passages and explain how I see them show up in the journey with horses. This totally explains why my…

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Episode 163- A Year End Review

Do you pause each year to reflect back on the things you did…or didn’t…accomplish? In this conversation my good friend Suzi Vlietstra helps me do just that. As you listen, I hope you reflect and can hear how we are cleaning up our thinking before starting the next. I find that bouncing ideas off a…

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Episode 162: Leave room for the magic

I think there can be a magical dance between dreaming and doing. In this podcast I discuss: -dreaming and the nuts-and-bolts of training -why it looks like some trainers don’t like horses -how to make progress when you aren’t sure exactly what you want to do with your horse -the idea that all disciplines share…

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Episode 161: The power of “I don’t know how…”

The phrase “I don’t know how” is often said with a sense of defeat but it can also be freeing. ‘I don’t know how…but I’m going for it anyway.’ What if it means you are ready to learn? If you do decide to go for it…you’ll likely experience ‘want’, as in wanting it. ‘Want’ can…

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Episode 160: Yearly theme instead of goal?

  Choosing a yearly theme is a great way to guide your brain in a new direction. Unlike specific goals, themes are there as a guiding principal. A theme is broad and is often something that will cross several areas of your life. Themes are also more flexible in nature because they are here to…

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Episode 159: 5 steps to blow your own mind

What would happen if you got in the habit of surprising yourself with what you are capable of? The more you surprise yourself with what you can do…the more you can open your mind to what is possible. What if the SIDE EFFECT of your measurable goals…is who you want to become? What if confidence…

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Episode 158: An inside-out thankfulness assignment

“Enjoy the little things. For one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”-Robert Brault I see a dance between the words; thankful, grateful and compassion. When you make your ’I’m thankful for…’ list, do you make it on the list? There is a good chance you don’t because many people…

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