As a rider have you got the mindset balance right yet?

The thirst for knowledge of a rider is often related to equine health and wellbeing or to developing the ability to ride more in harmony and in tune with their horse. They know that acknowledging the partnership is key to riding success. I’m always impressed by how much research and study riders will do for […]

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Is practising gratitude worth the effort?!

What are the benefits of practising gratitude and is it pseudo-science?   I’ve been reading up on the psychology of gratitude recently and been amazed at the science behind it. From MRI brain scans, neuroimaging to rigorous scientific procedure, it seems that gratitude is one of the most rewarding practices available: you get back more […]

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Hacking confidence

Have you heard of the ‘Hack 100 miles in a Month’ challenge? Now that’s a bit too much for me, but I love the sentiment that we can develop strong and lasting bonds, relax our horses and allow them to just be as we tootle down the lanes. Here we’re looking at hacking confidence and […]

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3 Rider self-sabotage mistakes and how to stop doing them!

A knowledge of the unconscious mind   Rider self-sabotage is unintentional, but very unhelpful(!), yet a knowledge of the mind can enable you to be the rider you know you really are. The unconscious (subconscious) does not adhere to the same rules of logic and analysis as the conscious mind. We often apply logical strategy […]

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Did Prince Andrew lie in his interview with Emily Maitliss?

HereNLP teaches us that how the pupils if the eyes move can enlighten us to the processing of thoughts. More than that, our eyes move without our conscious awareness. Unless you train yourself, your eyes can speak louder than words! What did Andrew’s eye movements reveal? When you watch the interview as an NLPer, you […]

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Quantum linguistics – your passport outta here!

Sounds a bit woo-woo?! Well that’s quantum physics for you, as physicist Niels Bohr famously said, “Those who are not shocked when they first come across quantum theory cannot possibly have understood it.”  And “How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.” Quantum concepts often run at […]

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Caught up in overthinking and over-feeling?

How do we get into that mode for overthinking and over-feeling? When we have a thought that leads to an emotion, like anxiety or sadness, frustration or disappointment, it’s easy to struggle in finding a way out. Our minds become ever-more busy, ever more in overthinking and over-feeling mode, in an attempt to lift our […]

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3 simple ways to balance your mind

What is it that makes us feel so out of balance sometimes? Our heads swing from one thing to another, usually none of the thoughts being very productive or helpful. And from that, the unconscious mind will try to make you aware of the imbalance, you might feel uncomfortable, low, pulled/pushed or anxious. Those emotions […]

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