Parables Podcast

Episode 9: Free Yourself of Limits

Episode 9: Free Yourself of Limits

September 04, 2020 1 min read

Welcome to Episode 9 of Parables: Life Lessons From a Horse where we are talking about freeing ourselves from societal limits and self-imposed beliefs.
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Episode 8: Creativity and Routine

Episode 8: Creativity and Routine

August 21, 2020 2 min read

Over the past year, I have been consistent with Para—Playing with him regularly, setting goals, and always showing up. Pretty quickly, though, I felt that our progress together plateaued and boredom set in… For both of us. Boredom then started manifesting itself into unfavorable behavior from him and I began to wonder “What is the answer?
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Episode 7: Sequence and Structure

Episode 7: Sequence and Structure

August 07, 2020 1 min read

When Para came to me, he would do just about anything to avoid being caught. He was clever in his avoidance and it was clear that he didn’t trust humans (and certainly didn’t want to be close to them). Through trial and error, I found the correct sequence that worked for both of us in approaching him. Soon after, he was approaching me in the pasture.
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Episode 6: A Little Heart & A Lot of Try

Episode 6: A Little Heart & A Lot of Try

July 24, 2020 2 min read

Will Smith said “No matter how talented you are, your talent will fail you if you’re not skilled. Skill is achieved through practice. Work hard and dedicate yourself to be better every day.” This rings true for many of us and sometimes it’s easy to discount people’s hard work when we only see the end result.
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Episode 5: Kinship With All Life

Episode 5: Kinship With All Life

July 10, 2020 1 min read

I’ve always seen and connected with animals differently than many people. I could never explain the feeling I had with them, but in this episode, we are talking about a book, Kinship With All Life by J. Allen Boone...

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Episode 4: Living In Authenticity

Episode 4: Living In Authenticity

July 08, 2020 1 min read

Today, we are talking with Jamie Samples of Yellow Barn Media about authenticity. When people are authentic, you can feel their genuineness. They are more likely to be happier, more productive, and share with others.
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Episode 3: Love, Language and Leadership

Episode 3: Love, Language and Leadership

January 29, 2019 1 min read

Today, we are talking with Pat Parelli about love, language and leadership. There is an unspoken language between humans and animals, but to many people, that language is foreign […]
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Episode 2: Become Courageous

Episode 2: Become Courageous

January 20, 2019 1 min read

Today, we are talking about courage. With a little confidence-building and small acts of courage, Para went from refusing to cross boggy ground to swimming in unclear waters. […]
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Episode 1: Meet Kat Chrysostom and Para

Episode 1: Meet Kat Chrysostom and Para

January 12, 2019 1 min read

Welcome to Parables: Life Lessons From A Horse! We are going to have a lot of fun, learn new things and better connect with our authentic selves and others. In this episode, you will get to better know your host, […]
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