The human behind the dog is often the issue. Fix the human and you fix the dog.
Now bear with me for second. You’re probably wondering what Cesar Millan has to do with this blog about finding and sharing inspiration. What could we learn from a man who trains dogs for a living?
As it turns out, quite a lot.
The principles of training dogs are very similar.
Understanding that dogs seek a leader and when a leader isn’t present they play up makes a lot of sense. Anxious dogs reflect anxious owners and insecure dogs reflect insecure owners.
Practising calmness with a dog is one of the most important behavioural techniques to master – in much the same way meditation and finding peace are important human techniques to master.
The video below is fascinating.