People deal with stress in many ways including yoga, running, meditation, and other relaxation techniques. These are all great ways to de-stress and improve your health. Having pets also provides for alleviating stress in our lives. Research studies have proven that spending time with pets provides health benefits to pet owners. Whether you are playing with your cat
If you’re an animal lover, you have probably been hearing about how therapy cats and dogs are helping more and more people deal with stressful situations. Most common uses of therapy animals are in hospitals. Handlers bring their animals into hospitals to see patients who are dealing with stress and anxiety. These pets are trained to provide therapeutic
This week we have a guest post from Rohit Agarwal. There’s no denying the old saying: dogs are man’s best friend. Dogs are delightfully cheerful, easy to play with and loyal to you until the very end. Unfortunately, man’s best friend is just as prone to stress as you are. But while you might be more equipped to
We often hear about the physical health benefits of having a pet but as important is how pets improve mental health. There is a lot of press lately on techniques to help with our mental health including: meditation, mindfulness, yoga, and keeping a positive attitude. These are all great tools that we can use to help alleviate anxiety and stress.