Sayings to Soothe, Inspire, Question

Dee and her owner, Amy Skinner, had a tough day recently

It could be that the pandemic is putting a strain on you emotionally, financially, and otherwise.

It could be that you’re carrying stress around like a fanny pack.

But, wait, fanny packs aren’t cool! Shed it like any other 80’s mistake. Here are some written words to help out. It’s part of our Cayuse Corona Community. Read more about that here. Comment below with your thoughts and to be entered in our weekly giveaways.

Dr. Temple Grandin visits with Summit director Maddy Butcher and fellow presenter Dr. Sheryl King

A radio station person once told me she had no pictures at all in her mind. She thought in emotions and words. I have observed that highly verbal people in abstract professions, such as in trading stocks or in sales, often have difficulty understanding animals. Since they only think in words, it is difficult for them to imagine that an animal can think. I have found that really good animal trainers will see more detailed pictures. It is clear to me that visual thinking skills are essential to horse training, but often the visual thinkers do not have the ability to verbalize and explain to other people what it is they “see.”

Temple Grandin – watch her Summit presentation here

With thanks to Amy Skinner:

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in, no doubt. Forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We cannot solve our problems using the same level of intellect we used to create them.

Albert Einstein. Read more about problem solving here

Your horse isn’t making you angry. He’s only triggering the anger that was already within you. 

This was pulled from a Facebook meme with no attribution, but learn more about how to name and mitigate your anger.

All lies and jests – still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.

From Simon and Garfunkel’s The Boxer

One hundred years from now, don’t look back and think me quaint,

Don’t judge and call me a sinner, don’t judge and call me a saint.

We lived beneath the arch with a mix of grit and grace,

Just ordinary folk in an extraordinary place.

Doris Daley,  from “One Hundred Years from Now”

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.

E.B. White

Whoever is happy will make others happy.

Anne Frank

Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.

Henry James

Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Critical thinking without hope is cynicism. Hope without critical thinking is naïveté.

Read more at Brain Pickings

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