Grateful for what we have

Comparing Meditation Retreats

If wishes were horses! I wish we had a whirlpool/jacuzzi/spa tub at our retreat. It would have been wonderful to lie back into hot, swirling bubbles at the end of a busy day of walking meditation, writing meditation and working meditation sessions. Especially if we also did an equine-assisted experiential learning session. Instead, all we have is a …

Midlife Wisdom: Collect experiences, not possessions

Since December 2015, I have been thinking about making New Year's resolutions, in a very general, non-focussed sort of way. It is now the beginning of March 2016 and still I have not been able to formulate any inspiring resolutions for this year. I am not sure why, because I am actually a great recommender …

10 Horse Quotes: Mantras for Equine-guided Meditation

Meditation mantras

If you types « horse quotes » into google, you will find hundreds of hits with thousands of quotes. Most of these have to do with horse riding, horse training, horse behaviour...all the things we teach horses. As equine-assisted experiential learning is an essential part of our Equine-guided Mindfulness Meditation Retreats, and especially of our new Mindfulness …

12 Life-saving Midlife Tips

How is mid-life treating you? Oliver Robinson said, "a (mid)life crisis is defined as a period characterized by unstable mental and emotional health, altering the course of one’s life and affecting one for a year or longer." Does the “unstable mental and emotional health” part sound familiar? If it does, then you are certainly NOT ALONE. …

Mindful Midlife Meditation and Mantras

So, where you thinking of getting a tattoo? Or buying that Harley Davidson? Or maybe the Morgan (the car, not the horse) that you have put your name down for ages ago? Or is it a face-lift/tummy tuck/breast implant that you are contemplating? Are you a bit bored with life in general and with your …