Learning From the Herd

We can’t say yes until we feel safe enough to say no.

We can’t say yes until we feel safe enough to say no.

We can’t say yes until we feel safe enough to say no. In the last few months many of my clients have been probing for ways to access and deepen their sense of trust and connection in their intimate relationships.  As I listen closely to their stories and personal...

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Choosing to Cultivate Curiosity

We're finally coming to the end of 2020 and it's been a truly epic year of challenging and life-changing events. As we turn our attention to the holiday season and begin to reconnect with family this too can feel like you're facing a field of emotional landmines....

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Trusting Your Highly Resilient Nature

In this October newsletter vlog, Koelle shares her gratitude for everyone's generous support and encouragement during her recent cochlear implant surgery. She speaks to the sense of awe for how truly resilient our minds and bodies can be when facing an enormous level...

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Taking the Next Leap of Faith

Many of you who have followed my work, attended retreats, and/or have received coaching support over the last fourteen years know about my hearing challenges. I lost the majority of my hearing at two years old to Spinal Meningitis. Although the journey has been filled...

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A Time for Connection

With all the adversity we have been facing in the midst of this 2020 global pandemic, it's time to become curious about what we need for meaningful, nourishing connections with one another. In this new video, Koelle Simpson shares her what she's learning, along with...

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Choosing Love Over Fear

Koelle shares a story from a recent retreat in February to Baja, CA. She is reminded by a grandmother gray whale just how capable we are of meeting the difficult moments of life and, ultimately, embracing our resilient nature. Watch this video:...

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Harvesting Diversity

When a friend encourages her to watch a recent documentary, The Biggest Little Farm, Koelle was deeply moved, and inspired! In this new video, Koelle reflects on how cultivating diversity—in both our inner and outer lives—can enrich our own soil and help create a...

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The Gift of Kindness

The holiday season can be a time of magic and meaning. It can also be a hectic time full of challenge and stress. It makes this month the perfect opportunity to practice giving the gift of kindness—not just kindness towards others but, also, kindness towards...

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Strengthening Our Resilience for Managing Stress

Founder of the Institute for Equus Coaching, Koelle Simpson, talks about the ways we might cultivate improved resilience by gently challenging our nervous system and then restoring well-being and parasympathetic function. Watch this video:...

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Survival of the Fittest vs. A Harmony of Relationships

This month's video comes to you from the Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. While sitting silent and connecting with a herd of wild elephants, here, I had an aha moment: What if our ideas of survival of the fittest are wrong and we are missing swaths of...

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