May 3, 2017
- Living in the Moment
Living in the moment can be one of the most important lessons that we can learn from our pets. In a study called “A Wandering Mind Is an Unhappy Mind,” Harvard psychologists conclude that people are happiest when doing activities that keep the mind focused. who best to teach us that, than our own pets!
2. Don’t hold a grudge
Let bygones be bygones. Let go of old grudges, like your pets, who doesn’t hold on to any hard feeling, you to must follow suit. and you’ll breathe easier. Chronic anger has been linked to a decline in lung function, while forgiveness contributes to lower blood pressure and reduced anxiety
3. Be a little silly
Indulging in a little silliness sometimes may have serious health benefits. Cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center have found, that people with healthy hearts have a stronger sense of humor. They conclude that “laughter is the best medicine”
4. If you love someone show it
Dogs don’t play hard to get – when they love you, they show you. A study published suggests small, thoughtful gestures can have a big impact on how connected and satisfied people feel. It has proved to strengthen relationships.
5. Enjoy the great outdoors
Taking a long hike might be the best deal for a pet, but it has plenty of benefits for the human mind and body, as well. Spending time outdoors can enhance fitness, increase vitamin D levels, and reduce stress.
6. Stick to a schedule
Pets like the consistency of a routine – the same goes for the human body clock. Implementing a structure to your day can give you a sense of control. It can also improve your focus, organization, and productivity.
7. Drink Water
Dogs don’t lap up sports drinks when they’ve been playing hard – and most people don’t need to, either. Water gives your muscles and tissues critical fluid without adding to your calorie count.