I Never Said Goodbye

I Never Said Goodbye

I never said goodbye. My first horse, Amy, left me in a very unexpected way. And I never had a chance to say goodbye. We were close. A red-brown horse with soft eyes and a sweet disposition, she was the perfect companion for a horse-crazy, 13-year-old girl. Her gentle...

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Does your body have a message for you?

Does your body have a message for you?

I knew it was a mistake. It was my wedding day and I’d been pushing down this “feeling” I’d been having since my soon-to-be husband entered my life. “This is wrong,” my gut said. “You shouldn’t do this,” my mind said. “You’re wrong,” I said, and walked to the altar. I...

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Is stress killing you?

Is stress killing you?

Stress is a huge factor in your health — and too much of it is dangerous. Stress in the dental profession is one of the primary reasons I founded BraveHeart Equine Coaching because I've seen first hand the impact stress has on dentists. Over the summer I delivered a...

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A Little Self-Compassion Goes A Long Way

Do you find the concept of self-compassion difficult or even non-existent in your life? You’re not alone if you do. As dentists we are required to practice compassion every day — for the patient in pain, for the patient experiencing fear, for the patient dealing with...

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