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Rancho Milagro Foundation

By Hannah Maine --- Interview with Vanessa Kohnen, Founder Q: What is equine therapy?  A:  Equine Therapy is a type of modality that brings trauma survivors and horses together.  Horses are sensitive and in tune animals. They are very intuitive and in touch with the body language and nonverbal cues ...

Achieving Emotional Well-being

By Hannah Maine --- October is Emotional Wellness Month. Emotional wellness goes beyond managing negative emotions and isn’t just for people with mental health issues. All humans have emotions, so engaging in emotional wellness can be beneficial for everyone. Emotional wellness can affect your ability to go through everyday activities, ...

Making Intuitive Decisions

By Hannah Maine --- Making big decisions, like where to go to college or what career to pursue, can be incredibly difficult for anyone. It’s especially hard if you’ve been fortunate enough not to have to face serious decisions in your childhood. A majority of us had parents making the ...

Defying Gender Stereotypes

By Hannah Maine --- As we grow up, gender stereotypes are taught to us by our parents, teachers, peers, and society in general. These “rules” teach us that there are certain expectations for how we should act based on our gender. Eventually, those messages get ingrained in us, and we ...

Tips for Managing Technology Use

By Hannah Maine --- In a recent study, 50% of teens said they feel addicted to their phones. Almost 80% of teens said they check their phones every hour, and 72% said they felt they have to respond to texts and social media messages immediately. Too much screen time is ...