Thank you, Thonie Hevron! I’m going to reblog your blog.
This is just the kick in the pants to get my writing engine fired up again.
By Thonie Hevron
Everybody’s a critic.
Everyone has time when they come across a barrier to their progress. It happened often when I first learned how to ride horses. All the videos, books, advice and trainers’ lessons barraged my consciousness while I was trying to effectively steer a 1300-pound animal with a brain the size of a walnut. [To be painfully accurate: The problem is the cerebrum, the thinking part, is only slightly larger than a walnut. The rest–all 1.5 to 2 lbs. of it–is cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls gross muscle coordination, balance and body functions.]
The one thing that got me on track was a trainer saying, “If it’s not working, go back to basics.” Start from the beginning and work up until you work though the barrier. Usually by the time I did all that, the barrier had dropped. To borrow from Horse Listening
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