Whispered By Horses with Catherine Grison
Catherine Grison and I had fun chatting about meditation, feng shui, and – of course – horses on the Whispered By Horses show this week.
I approached Catherine about being on my show because she wrote a blog post about "How to (Not) Meditate." She said that it’s possible to try too hard to meditate. She also said that she had to do several takes of the video. I asked her if she was trying too hard to make the video.
Catherine’s musings on meditation made me realize that I ride better when I don’t try too hard to ride "perfectly." But, when I relax and stop trying, I actually ride better.
There is something magical about finding the "sweet spot" or being "in the zone." Whether it’s horsemanship, volleyball, or meditation, it takes practice and repetition to gain the experience and knowledge to be able to slip into that zone. But that perfect moment is so wonderful that it is worth the time and effort to get there.
Please listen to our show. Listen to me struggle to say Catherine’s name correctly. I’ll probably never be able to say "French Shui" correctly.
Catherine and I will be on a live call-in show on Tuesday evening, August 25 at 8 PM EDT. I hope you can join us.