Life can be stressful: bills, work, traffic, relationships. I get it! But there are certain ways to reduce or even eliminate life’s stressors. I know what you may be thinking…yoga, long walks on the beach, meditation, vacations, etc.
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These are all great ways to relax, but if you want something to make you feel calm and happy for years and years to come, get a dog! Here are 5 reasons having a dog will ultimately make your life less stressful:
- You’ll begin everyday with kisses, snuggles and love!
- You’ll never come home to a sad, empty home. Instead, you’ll be greeted everyday by someone who is extremely happy to see you!
- You’ll be forced to set time aside for nice, long walks each day.
- You can literally do no wrong in your dog’s eyes. It’s the easiest relationship in the world to maintain!
- More people will talk to you. Dogs are instant ice-breakers that most people can’t resist!
Your dog may calm you down, but here’s how to calm your dog down if he or she is anxious: