A Girl and Her Lion – Part 2

There it is and gone in a flash.  I missed it.  Every time I watched the neighbor’s dogs playing in the yard.  It slowly grew.  I didn’t even notice.  Something about human nature was at work, the need to make those connections, our hearts crave it.  Was I healing and not even aware of it….

Are You Secretly Judging Me: How Can I Help?

I have a secret.  I have known that I have carried this secret around for a long time.  I have thought time and time again, that I had let it go.  I think many of us hide this same secret.  I just feel the need to say it out loud.  I am not perfect.  You…

A Girl and Her Lion – Part 1

How is it that we arrive upon these dark moments in life?  When you feel outside of yourself, watching.  My quiet sobs seem to be coming from somewhere else, hot tears burning my face until I can’t even see.  I don’t care, this cannot be real.  I remember thinking over and over.  These dark moments…

It’s All About Relationships

We all need goals.  Goals kick in after you have been doing something for a while and you start to lose focus on why you should continue.  It keeps you motivated and engaged in the everyday mundane part of the process. The owner of the dog school where I teach, forwarded a very nice email…

The power of CHEESE!

We typically take our dogs on 3 walks a day.  We live on 5  1/4 acre, but we do have neighbors and they also have dogs.  I try to remember to bring along a really high value treat, just in case we run into something/someone and I need to get my dogs back to me.  …