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 …

Saying Yes to Living Wholeheartedly

Last week, I said yes. Yes to go back to Arizona. Yes to growth. Yes to challenges. Yes to self-care. Yes to life. I thought I had finished my education in the south when I became an Eponaquest Instructor last spring, but it turns out life had other plans. This past week, I returned to …

Exposing my Heart

“You can’t get to courage without rumbling with vulnerability. Embrace the suck.” – Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead. Last week, I officially launched my website and business, True Presence Horse Sense, offering coaching, equine facilitated learning, presentations and workshops. After an intensive apprenticeship with Linda Kohanov, I am now stepping into my role as …

A Heartfelt Approach to Medicine

I could say a lot of negatives about social media, but sometimes it serves a beautiful purpose. A couple of weeks ago, I received a heartfelt message from Victoria Korsos, a woman I haven’t seen in many years. In fact the last time we saw each other we were twelve years old, graduating from Willingdon …

My Horse Heart and Yours

“My Horse Heart” not only refers to my love of horses, it symbolizes a way of being. The average horse’s heart is at least ten times the size of a human’s. Sometimes I envision my own muscular organ growing and expanding to that size so that it can completely encompass all the magnificent attributes of these …