Changing Emotional Habits

What we choose to focus on determines in large part the meaning of our lives. We know neurologically that mental focus amplifies and magnifies, that is, makes the object of focus more important than what we don’t focus on. Due to the brain’s proclivity to form...

Five Ways Equine Therapy Can Reduce Stress

Stress can be both clandestine and insidious. Often, we don’t realize it’s there, as it sneaks up on us like the preverbal frog in hot water, until it overwhelms us. Yet, at the same time, undetected stress can have a very measurable and deleterious effect on...

Domestic Violence and Abuse

When people think of domestic abuse, they often focus on domestic violence. But domestic abuse includes any attempt by one person in an intimate relationship or marriage to dominate and control the other. Domestic violence and abuse are used for one purpose and one...

How to Heal from Grief and Loss

The loss of a loved one is life’s most stressful event and can cause a major emotional crisis. After the death of someone you love, you experience bereavement, which literally means “to be deprived by death.” When a death takes place, you may...