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DEAR SALLY

Find out how our wisest mare, Sally, responds to your human questions and conundrums. She’s a bay mare with a lot of heart, a wise mind and the courage to keep boundaries clear and her herd stable.  She’s got great leadership and generously offers horse solutions to human problems.

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ON OUR MINDS

the circle up experience

Check out our latest blog posts about relationships and leadership.  For updates straight to your inbox, subscribe to the newsletter.

Find out how our wisest mare, Sally, responds to your human questions and conundrums. She’s a bay mare with a lot of heart, a wise mind and the courage to keep boundaries clear and her herd stable.  She’s got great leadership and generously offers horse solutions to human problems.  

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Nature Has No Due Dates: Lessons from the Frontline of Foaling Season

By | May 26th, 2018|

As prolifically thinking and talking mammals, human animals often lose sight of ourselves as a part of the natural world. We talk about nature as if it’s a faraway land we visit, when in fact, we’re inextricably woven into [...]

Mindfulness Schmindfulness: Reality Is a Pain

By | May 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mindful eating.  Mindful drinking.  Mindful working. Mindful napping.  Mindful this, and mindful that. Mindful purchasing of mindfulness-branded goods and services.  If you’ve been to a grocery store, a mall, a school, the internet, anywhere, in the past year or [...]

Mindfulness in the Minefield: Reclaiming Calm in the Office

By | April 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

You’re at your desk and the phone rings.  The hairs stand up on back of your neck when the number flashes on the phone’s face:  it’s your boss’ admin and you do not have anything scheduled with your boss. [...]

Corporate Grief: When the Workplace Breaks Your Heart

By | March 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When I transitioned from my private practice as a therapist to leadership consulting in the corporate sector, I figured the psychic heaviness of my role would lift some. I knew that people’s work lives were ridden with relationship conflicts, [...]

The Problem With Problems

By | March 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Many of us (myself included) believe that we’re pretty good problem-solvers.  I love tinkering with a problem. I love brainstorming about a problem. I really love giving people advice about a problem (and somehow manage to earn my living [...]

Corporate Corral: Conferencing in Captivity

By | March 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I just got off a weekly conference call with members of the Circle Up team.  The call often runs well over an hour but, today, we wrapped in 45 minutes. And I’m a little sad.  I miss my team. [...]

Relational Inflammation: The Value of Rest and Space

By | March 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Relationships are like high contact sports. We bump into each other and sometimes knock each other down. It’s nearly impossible to have a human relationship with any kind of authenticity and not hit points of conflict and upset. You’ll [...]

We’re Just Shy

By | August 22nd, 2017|

Our teachers come to us in all forms. Sometimes, the animals in our lives carry the most powerful lessons, insisting that we search for and find a common language of trust, honesty, and love. Tai Little, who helps Circle [...]

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We’re Just Shy

Our teachers come to us in all forms. Sometimes, the animals in our lives carry the most powerful lessons, insisting that we search for and find a common language of trust, honesty, and love. Tai Little, who helps Circle [...]

These Next 6 Years

I’m on vacation this week.  I’ve been having a lovely time in Maine, with my family.  I’ve been working on relaxing a bit, just letting things slow down.  It’s hard for me.  I notice that my mind is never [...]