5 Tips for Connecting through Conversation

One of the best ways to connect to others is to hear their stories - this breaks down our mental barriers of how we see "the other" and engages empathy. That being said, when we meet someone new, they are not necessarily going to launch into storytelling just so our pre-conceived notions of who they …

Being Open to Joy Despite the Pain – One Girl’s Resilient Story

The old adage, what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger, comes to mind every time I lay my eyes on Spring. Not spring the season – although after surviving this past winter, perhaps that too. The Spring I am referring to, is a miniature horse who became part of my equine family in the summer …

Why We Need Horse Sense in Business – An Interview with Gail Boone

I have always been in an entrepreneurial environment. Growing up with my parents running a television production company primed me to be thinking about how to best run a business. Now, an entrepreneur myself, the intricacies of business practice played a significant role in my pursuit of becoming an Advanced Eponaquest Instructor. Why? Because there is …

A Courageous Heart for Authenticity

The oft-cited expression that life is about the journey not the destination, feels particularly true in the context of this week’s interview. While travelling home from one of my learning adventures in Arizona, I had the good fortune to be seated next to an engaging, funny and compassionate young man named Aadil. We chatted the …