After getting off a rollercoaster I rushed over to my younger daughter and asked, “Annabelle, weren’t you scared?!” She just shrugged and responded nonchalantly, “Yeah, but that’s why we ride the rides, right? So we can get scared.” Exactly! Sometimes life can be so scary, and you may feel like you’re about to die. But … More “That’s Why We’re Here”
Understanding the 5 stages of grief is having such a positive impact on me! It doesn’t make the pain I feel go away, but it does help me navigate through it with more clarity and awareness. I’m still in the depressed, sad stage – and I find myself still bargaining. Trying to get back that … More Going Through The 5 Stages of Grief
What makes life worth living? Why are we really here? What makes our time here worthwhile? I share my thoughts on these important questions in this episode. Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Living a Meaningful Life: https://anchor.fm/junthegroomer/episodes/Living-a-Meaningful-Life-e7s0gg
I’m heading down to Orlando, FL to groom a dangerously aggressive Shih Tzu. Because I believe this is what I’m meant to do. I’m grateful for the opportunity to use my gifts and talents to help others. I cannot help everyone, but I am uniquely qualified to help this troubled dog that needs me. This … More Heading to Orlando to Groom the Impossible
As I got to meet and talk to groomers in all different stages in their career, it seems to me that many of us are asking very similar questions. I’d like give my thoughts on the most commonly asked questions. … More The Houston World Series of Dog Shows: My 3 Takeaways
I’d like to share 3 steps that I use to help cope with the guilt and emotional turmoil that most groomers experience when a dog dies or is injured during or after a groom. I call it the 3 A’s: 1)Acceptance 2)Ask better ?’s 3)Action https://youtu.be/wgZVvLbqo6I
We are all born with unlimited potential. That is a fact. Given enough time and effort, there’s no telling where someone could end up in life. But what if you’re not born with any noticeable gifts or talents? What if you’re not super smart, or tall, or strong? What if you’re not physically attractive? None … More How To Become a Superhero!