SmartPak Monday Morning Feed: Conquering Doubt in the (Western) Dressage Ring

“The moment of mounting, when I am about to swing my leg and settle in, is the most anxious moment of the whole event. This is when the self-doubt and visions of disastrous fails cloud my thinking, and it takes everything I have to tell myself that I will be OK.”


SmartPak Monday Morning Feed: Bye-Bye “Mom” Bod

“I am and probably always will be a work in progress. Some days all I want to do is put my feet up and binge my favorite TV show after the kids are in bed. But when I push myself to get up and move for at least 15 minutes I really feel those endorphins kicking in. It gives me a sense of pride, like I can do anything.” (more…)