Lesson #34: Shake it off!

Lesson #34: Shake it off!

Taylor (Swift) took a tip from Dog when she wrote that catchy lil’ tune that caught like wildfire, “Shake it off!”. Shake it off. Let it go. Forget about it. Move on. Get over it. Kick it to the curb. In summary: release it and keep moving forward. Aside...
Lesson #82: The difference between “can’t” and “won’t”.

Lesson #82: The difference between “can’t” and “won’t”.

I firmly believe the word “can’t” should be stricken from anyone’s thought process and vocabulary, and that excuses should be given up for Lent every year instead of chocolate and soda pop. Can’t suggests a lack in ability and presupposes we don’t have the...

Lesson #4: The Importance of a Mulligan. A “Mulligan” is a term widely used in golf to describe a replay. The golfer gets to take another shot without penalty. In my mind, there’s no such thing as “failure” or “mistakes”; as these are gifts in...
Lesson #20: Every Step Counts.

Lesson #20: Every Step Counts.

While most people want to jump from “A” to “Z” and skip everything in between, Dog humbly reminds us that every step counts. The time, effort, care, focus and attention we invest in and give to our dogs is absolutely priceless. It builds trust,...
Lesson #62: Put the “commit” in “commitment”.

Lesson #62: Put the “commit” in “commitment”.

Every relationship has its challenges, and I firmly believe everything and everyone crosses our path with great purpose; whether it be to teach, remind, help heal, challenge, inspire or help shuttle us into our next chapter. What I’ve found with human...