COACH KATHY'S BLOG

Celebrating my recovery from addiction

My Sobriety Birthday is February 11, 2012 I have been writing blogs about my recovery journey and how the horses have helped with my healing process, and how I have been able to watch them touched the heart of so many others as they seek to change their lives, here at...

Vacation Drunk Vs. Vacation Sober

I knew how to vacation drunk, I did it well. In fact, I was drunk from the day I stepped off the airplane to the moment I slept it off, home in the comfort of my own bed. I would pack a cooler of drinks and sit in a chair on the beach, or next to a pool, enjoying...

Grab your warm fuzzies, the barn is still open.

Do your moods vary with the weather? Here in Michigan, the gray skies can bring on the winter blues. We can go days where the sun stays hidden behind the clouds, the house is dark and the days are short, playing havoc on with my mood. On days like this, I have to work...

My Horses Neigh, “Happy Holidays.”

Season’s Greetings from our horses’ hearts and mine to your heart.  Our wish for you is that you celebrate the season with spirits of joy and peace.  In my past, I celebrated with spirits of alcohol, today I celebrate by living a life that’s full of giving...

How a Horse Can Help You Hear Your Intuition

Trust in the power of your intuition. So many times I hear a voice inside my head asking me to pay attention to something — to check on or do something — BUT my mind drowns out the voice and says, "It's okay, you can do it later." When I've listened to my intuition —...

Goodbye Darkness, My Old Friend

Get out of the darkness. Depression and sadness can slip in and stay for way too long. When I'm in this mood, I imagine the space around me blackened and heavy. What things can we do to get out of this hole of yuck? Living in this energy can lead me to...

How Can A Horse Heal Your Spirit?

 “The horse is a mirror to your soul. Sometimes you might not like what you see. Sometimes you will.” - Buck Brannaman I love co-coaching with horses. Together we invite you to heal your spirit and guide you to discover your Truth. What exactly does that...

How Can A Horse Give You The Courage To Talk?

This crazy busy world can drive us to depression, sadness, and exhaustion, if we allow ourselves to get caught up in the whirlwind. Addicted, I stayed in the storm for years because it was easier than to step out. Stepping out meant I’d have to fight the...

How Can A Horse Help You Make Big Decisions?

Newton’s Third Law states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. As I see it, all of our actions -- both good and bad -- come back to us. When I give to others kindness and forgiveness, I receive kindness and goodness in return....

Carolina

The healing power of the horses is amazing. They can do for us what we cannot do for ourselves. I thank my God every day for allowing me to partner with these beautiful souls. I had the pleasure of watching one of our horses at work yesterday. In her quiet...

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