April 10, 2017

FLOW – Creating Timeless Growth and Happiness

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times … The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” (Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi). Have you ever felt lost in the moment? In the zone? So fully immersed in a task that you lose your sense of time? Maybe you were painting and suddenly hours had passed or you were taking on moguls while skiing and time seemed to slow as you took each turn. These timeless moments of peaked ability is called […]
April 2, 2017
4-2 Building Confidence Through Equine

Building Confidence and Life Skills through Equine Programs

As a young teenager, Katie seemed a little shy and unconfident. She often walked with her shoulders slouched and her eyes down. Katie had been introduced to horses before her arrival at Heritage, so when she came to Heritage, she was interested in working in the equine therapy program. Katie often struggled with social interactions with people around her, but really enjoyed spending time with the horses. She liked to groom and talk to them, and enjoyed learning to ride. In the beginning, Katie lacked confidence in riding. She was unbalanced, she continued to slouch her upper body when riding, […]

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