Shame-based Depression

Understanding Shame-Based Depression and How Client-Centered Animal-Assisted Therapy Can Help Depression is a common mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. However, not all depression is the same, and one type of depression that often goes unrecognized is shame-based depression. Shame-based depression is a unique form of depression that is rooted in feelings […]

National Therapy Dog Appreciation Day

Celebrating national therapy dog appreciation day National Therapy Dog Appreciation Day is an annual event that takes place on April 11th. This day is dedicated to celebrating the remarkable contributions that therapy dogs make to our lives and to society. Therapy dogs are specially trained dogs that provide comfort, support, and companionship to people in […]

Easter 2023 Refresh and Renew Goals

Easter 2023 time to refresh and renew goals Easter 2023 is a time to refresh and renew goals. It is a beautiful season that brings with it new beginnings and a sense of renewal. With spring upon us the days get longer, the weather gets warmer, and nature comes alive again after a long, cold […]

Animal Assisted Therapy Help with Your Depression and Anxiety

Animal Assisted Therapy verified help with Your depression and anxiety Research has shown that Animal Assisted Therapy help with your depression and anxiety. It helps with decreasing the feelings associated with depression and anxiety as well as helping to develop and practice coping skills. Below is an exploration of the symptoms of depression and anxiety, […]

Monday Funnies–Laugh Today

Laugh today Monday Funnies – Laugh Today… You don’t need to double over in a deep belly laugh to get positive effects, a chuckle or smile will do.  Laughter releases cortisol, improves immune functioning, increases pain tolerance and decreases a stress response. And based on the Beck Anxiety Inventory and Beck Depression Inventory – II […]

Celebrate You

Daily Thought Celebrate you! We are all unique. We are all one of a kind.  We all have unique living experiences, unique personal characteristics, a unique set of skills, and a unique perception of the world. Even though none of us is more important than the other it is important to honor who you are and […]

Monday Funnies – Laugh Today

Monday Funnies – Laugh Today Monday Funnies – Laugh Today… You don’t need to double over in a deep belly laugh to get positive effects, a chuckle or smile will do.  Laughter releases cortisol, improves immune functioning, increases pain tolerance and decreases a stress response. And based on the Beck Anxiety Inventory and Beck Depression […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month 2023: Uncovering Courageous Women of The Past

Women’s History Month 2023: Celebrating courageous Women Celebrating Women’s History Month 2023.  There are so many stories uncovering courageous women of the past that have forged the path and created opportunities for women today. They stand testament to a women’s character of strength, tenacity, and loving caring power. These women displayed living a life of […]

“Animal Cruelty Prevention Month: Uniting For A Common Cause”

Supporting Animal Cruelty Prevention Month April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month. During this month it is time to bring awareness to the issue of animal abuse and encourage everyone you know to act in preventing it. Animal cruelty can take many forms, it ranges from neglect and abandonment to intentional harm and violence. It […]

3 Best Tips For Positive Change

3 Best tips for positive change Three Best tips for positive change What are the 3 best tips for positive change? Let’s face it while you might have the best intention of making positive changes by getting up before the sun rises to head out for a run, doing yoga, or meditating, if you don’t […]