Summer is in full swing: We are out-and-about, going places. We are doing things and “mixing it up” with friends, family, and absolute strangers. Maintaining cooperative spirits while juggling vocations and vacations can be challenging. Navigating summer’s crowded sidewalks...
How to Make Love a Safe Investment When I visited the supermarket two weeks ago - the aisles were already adorned with pink-frosted cupcakes and floating heart-shaped balloons inscribed with the word "Love." Clearly, this pre-holiday product-placement was a teaser designed...
As lying becomes commonplace in Social Media, a clear conversation is needed about how lying affects our emotional wellbeing. Bending experiences into Instagrammed smiles or exaggerated Facebook passages, many skew personal data. As a result, we've become a culture of false...
Acceptance as a Path to Freedom Many have known the unconditional acceptance of Joey Sweetboy - the Therapeutic Assistive Animal that for years teamed with me at The Mental Gym. What you may not have realized is my rough beginnings with...
Use your Senses not your Stories I am an avid observer of dogs: I find their combination of instinct and logic inspirational. Sure, they may occasionally cower or growl but these are in-the-moment reactions to issues-at-hand. Dogs are present-tense creatures. We, on...
How dogs help us heal A World Unleashed Envision the world when your grandparents were your age. Just a couple generations ago, business moved slowly, formally, and methodically. In your ancestors' era, letters were dictated to secretaries, phone calls were planned,...