Let’s Talk About “Health”

I think that lately there has been a shift in the thinking of health as more than physical well-being. Instagram influencers, university professor’s, teachers, students and others have created a dialogue around mental health being of utmost importance as well, and I think this is so necessary.  In my other post, “5 Helpful Tips to Find…

A day in the life – A dog’s perspective

With finals around the corner (and for me really happening right now), I thought it would be splendid to make a slight diversion from my usual style and write a day in the life – from Liam’s perspective. So, here goes nothing. 2 a.m. Mom lightly nudged me with her legs while staring at weird…

Something About Endings

This past Tuesday was an overcast, cold day filled with penetrating thunder, typical of a Michigan spring. As usual, rain oils the wheels of my brain and I got to thinking as I took Liam on a convalescent stroll for his evening walk. Spring: it’s known as the beginning, the reincarnation of every plant that…

Time With Family

Holidays are my favorite days of the year, not for the gifts, chocolate, desserts and great food, but because it’s an excuse to spend time with my family (although the other things are awesome, too). Easter was yet another excuse to throw a big party and a time to get to see all the people…

Meine Liebe (My love)

“The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse’s ears” -Arabian Proverb For most of my time spent riding horses, I have been competing and training. Thus, as funny as it sounds, I have somewhat of a “professional relationship” with the horses I ride – we (my boss) buy them in Europe, bring…

5 Helpful Tips to Finding Balance

As I stated in my About Me page, this blog is fundamentally revolved around my struggle to find balance between school, real life, and horses. Fittingly, I have decided to make one of my first blog posts about this topic. Over the past four years, I have struggled to strike any semblance of balance –…

Oh, kleines Hund, where art Thou?

In the summer going into my senior year of high school, I thought it would be a great idea to get a dog. Not a family dog – a dog that was my own, my own little buddy to love and to cherish until death do us part. Yeah, I probably wasn’t thinking that in…