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Doffing Our Inner Masks: Lessons from Horses

Doffing Our Inner Masks: Lessons from Horses

Jul 21, 2021-- "In this present time, we are being asked to don masks for everyones physical health. Yet at the same time we are being challenged to doff our internal masks for our mental health both individually and as a collective. The horses can support us to remove that inner facade and emerge into a more peaceful and positive future...Interestingly, someone asked me the other day, how do horses deal in times such as these?. They dont. This crisis means nothing to them in terms of their daily life. They adapt and adjust to their environment every moment of every day. How are they so adaptable? What makes them able to flow from calm to stress and back again so fluently? Three basic characteristics of living make the horses the ideal model for us to learn from at this and any time in our lives: Foundation, Flexibility and Fellowship." Equestrian coach and author Lynda Watson shares more in this meditative piece. (4766 reads)

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