Agility Addict Blog
The last 6 months have had a fair bit of introspection, reflection and the odd pity party too. Some of you will recall I broke my arm. We also lost Yen. Quite unexpectedly and shockingly. We knew she wasn't well and had been working with our vet team for two days to...read more
Here we are, six months post break and I'm still working on my arm strength and mobility every day. It's okay, don't get me wrong, but as I started working on my webinar for July 26th (Let Go: Disappointment and Beyond) I realized that the topic might be timely for me...read more
I had a webinar at FDSA (April 6th at 9 pm ET to be accurate) on Creating Your Winning Formula. Typical of my webinars I had to leave out at least as much as I jammed in. The four part formula was easy for me - starting with Setting Priorities and ending with Taking...read more
10 ways healing my broken arm has improved my animal trainingread more
3 blogs in January ... perhaps a goal of mine could be at least one blog every other week. I've been making that goal since November in fact! I enjoy writing and thinking and so many of you gift me amazing fodder, there is always something on my mind, thank you. I am...read more
It turns out some people think of me when they think of gratitude. How absolutely magical. This fills my heart with gratefulness and appreciation, to be completely honest. The thought of people ever thinking about me is a bit odd too; which is weird too because I...read more
What is "Freudenfreude"? I hear you asking, and I am glad you did. It's the celebration of other people's successes. It's taking pleasure in supporting, lifting and encouraging others. And, while far from the only piece in success (oh so many elements come into play...read more
I know, I know ... can it really be your best year? Can it be mine? I don't know the future but I know I can take some positive action right now and into January to make it the best year it can be, whatever happens. We don't have control over all the pieces. Say it...read more
I don't know when the last time I posted here was - I deliberately didn't look before starting this blog but I know it hasn't been as frequent as I, or you, would like. Sigh. That's what a lot of loss and hard work does to a soul I suppose. But that's ok. This blog...read more
It's dog and horse show season in North America and I am having lots of conversations with a wide range of people playing various games with animal partners about how to be their best selves in the ring and at the show site. There is lots of gossip flying around and...read more
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