The story of Cimarron, a former drug-running horse turned “teacher,” illustrates the evolving role of the horse/human bond; and provides an inspiring framework for living and leading effectively, and from the heart, in an interconnected world.
Horses respond to intention in the same way life responds to intention. I am talking about the kind of deep intention that begins in the heart and expands outwardly into a totally congruent presence, and finally into action. To create the relationship we want with our horses, and a conscious experience of life, it is imperative that we develop awareness of our innermost beliefs about ourselves and the world and even a situation – so that we can understand we have a choice about what we perceive and how much attention we give it. As soon as we realize the meaning of true freedom of choice, we will understand just how creatively we move through life.
Decades of research now point to EQ as the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. It’s a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with tremendous results. A company called TalentSmart tested EQ alongside 33 other important workplace skills and found that EQ is the strongest predictor of performance, explaining a full 58% of success in all types of jobs. Of all the people studied at work, 90% of top performers are also high in EQ.
At Red Horse EQ one tool we use to help you increase emotional intelligence by creating mindfulness opportunities for people with our herd. The heightened awareness that exists in a mindful state allows you to more clearly feel, label, and understand your emotions. This turbocharges your emotional intelligence because it greatly increases your self-awareness, which is the foundation of a high EQ.
…In my experience it is possible to re-negotiate your relationship to conflict, change, endings, and even divorce. In this renegotiation is the opportunity to identify barriers to a thriving sense of happiness, and to allow these major life events to transform us from the inside at the same time our lives are changing on the outside…