Kicking Stress to the Curb in the New Year - Training Tip Tuesday #18

Jan 08, 2019

Can you believe we are 8 days into January??  Crazy to think about how time flies really. 

We managed to survive the holidays...this was a rough one with the loss of my Grandmother Louise and my Mother-In-Law Stephanie in 2018, our table was empty and our hearts missing our loved ones.  Change happens and sometimes it just sucks.

On a happier note, we (Reckon and I) just got back from the BIG 4 day conformation show in Palm Springs (it is really Indio...but everyone calls it the Palm Springs show).  You may have seen my post about our Select 5 Pnt Major (Woop! Woop!), and how proud of my boy I am. 

What I didn't share was how nerve racking showing against a ring full of professional handlers is.  I share this, because we all do hard things, be it for fun (the reason I choose to show my dog), for work, or somewhere inbetween. 

It is what we do with those nerves and stress that defines our success.  When we do hard things, it makes us...

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