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Enlightened By Dogs with Kathy Kawalec

May 3, 2021

We often think about success as external. But what internal work happens on the way to achieving a brilliant partnership?

Your mindset can be a powerful guide on the path to a happy lifestyle with your dog. But there are many factors that influence how you think, feel, and respond in any given situation. Most of the time, this happens on the unconscious level. Thinking carefully about how you can make more conscious, intentional choices can lead you to truly being a brilliant partner and loving leader for your dog.

In this episode of Enlightened By Dogs, Kathy shares why becoming a better version of yourself starts with looking inward. Plus, she reveals some of her favorite mindset hacks and lifestyle principles to help you on the way to a successful, growing, and brilliant partnership with your dog.

In this episode:

  • 3 ways to cultivate an optimistic mindset
  • How visualization can strengthen your partnership
  • What to do when things don’t go to plan
  • Why attainment and accomplishment are forms of success

Read the blog post on this topic.


“Optimism is a skill that can be learned”

“We already have everything that we need to be brilliant inside of us”

“Whether you know it or not, you have an opinion about what you and your dog can and cannot do”

“Who we become as a result of sharing our life with dogs is what brings true satisfaction, true pleasure, true happiness”

Want More of Kathy?

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