Opportunity

According to Cesar Millan, every bad moment is an opportunity for rehabilitation. He doesn't panic when a dog lunges. He doesn't get angry when they try to bite. He doesn't give up when the dog snaps. He simply sees the moment as an opportunity. A moment to show the dog another choice. A different way … Continue reading Opportunity

Dogs Tell the Truth. People Tell a Story.

"Dogs tell the truth. People tell a story."┬áCesar Millan, The Dog Whisperer It's no secret that I'm a fan of Cesar. His show, The Dog Whisperer, was some of the best therapy I received to help me with my anxiety and trust issues following the divorce. I used many of his ideas in my own … Continue reading Dogs Tell the Truth. People Tell a Story.

Life Whisperer

I started watching The Dog Whisperer about a year after my sudden divorce. Much to my surprise, I learned even more about myself from Cesar Millan than I did about my dog. He always says in his show that he "rehabilitates dogs," but he "trains people." In my case, he helped to rehabilitate me after … Continue reading Life Whisperer

The Misuse of Affection

    I've written before about how much I have learned from Cesar Millan - not just about dogs, but about myself as well.   10 Life Lessons From the Dog Whisperer   One of Cesar's common lessons has to do with affection. He cautions owners not to use affection when their dog is in … Continue reading The Misuse of Affection

Love After Divorce: Reflection on a Journey, Part 3

  Love After Divorce: Reflection on a Journey, Part 1 Love After Divorce: Reflection on a Journey, Part 2   I was planning on moving in with Brock in June, once my lease had expired. Maddy, my elderly cat from my former life, moved in a bit early. I had asked Brock to look in … Continue reading Love After Divorce: Reflection on a Journey, Part 3