Pet Benefits

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Having a pet is particularly great for a child’s development. Their physical, social, emotional and cognitive development can all be encouraged by interaction with the family pet. Pets (particularly dogs) give us unconditional love, not to mention loads of fun, laughter and often provide valuable companionship.

Pets can naturally enhance our mood, by lowering stress and increasing our serotonin levels. Some therapists have been known to prescribe a pet as a way of dealing with depression. Taking care of a pet can enable us to feel better about how we spend our time.

When we play with our pets there are obvious physical benefits because playing with a pet often involves running and movements in an out door setting, which is not only beneficial
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We live a time when humanity must either come together as one, or self destruct. It really is a simple choice, but as a species, we have found that goal amazingly difficult to maintain. There is strength and power in unity. When all people work together, who is there left to fight?

Helping is a wonderful way to create unity. Helping can be something as simple as holding a door open for a stranger, it can be assisting a neighbour, or helping a community rebuild after a natural disaster. When we make the effort to respect and support each other, we create stronger, more caring and more unified communities. Eventually, more unified communities leads to a more unified world.

Here are just a few practical ideas to help create greater unity.
• Look for ways to help – Offer to help. Be proactive.
• Give the benefit of the doubt- Don’t judge. Assume others are doing the best with what they have.
• Focus on the positive- Express gratitude. Avoid gossip, it has a very negative energy.
• Share wisdom- New ideas expand our minds and need to be shared with others. That’s how we

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