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Valerie Netto

Horse Trainer Riding Instructor, American Riding Instructors Association

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How would we treat each other if we were not controlled by a need to be right?

We all have areas of life that we are passionate about like religion, politics and horse training. We all think we are right, marriages end, families are torn apart and through history we have died trying to prove it. Why, and if the saying "would you rather be right or would you rather be happy" appeals to so many of us why do we cling so tenaciously to the need to be right? HINT:
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  • Jan 2 2012: To be right or to be your self. To live comfortabilly or to live happy. To show up honest or to hyde a lying inside.
    Wich is the way to agree appearences and sincerity?.
    What have you happier?
    I´m sorry but I don't have the answer. Anybody has it?
    I would thanks your point of view.

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