Trying to put yourself in the place of your students is valuable. I think lots of us have struggled with similar things, but maybe not to such an extreme, and finding those little places of contact help you relate to and understand what your students are going through. This is the first time I’ve accurately heard described why I hated taking showers as a child.
Note: This is not professional advice, this is a blog. I am not liable for what you do with or how you use this information. The activities explained in this blog may not be fit for every rider, riding instructor, or riding center depending on their current condition and resources. Use your best personal judgement!