Agility Addict Blog
I have a webinar coming up this week 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...read more
10 Ways Breaking Your Arm is Like Good Training
10 ways healing my broken arm has improved my animal trainingread more
Observe the roll…
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
Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude
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
Freudenfreude; Take Action for 2023!
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
8 Tips to Make 2023 Your Best Year Yet
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
Oh, what a year!
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
Let’s talk about Gossip: do you need a tinfoil hat?
It's 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 sometimes...read more
Getting through …
I've had a week. Well, really I've had about 6 of them in a row. You know the kind of week. Things go right, and things go wrong. You are tired and maybe not eating as well as usual or meeting the markers you have set for yourself in terms of training, or performing...read more
Fear has many faces ... Fear can get to us often whether it is fear of failure, fear of success or even fear of fear itself. Everyone has experienced fear at some point. Fear is often can be a real stumbling block that prevents success. Fear doesn't have to hold you...read more
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