Dogs At Work Remove Stress

Hazel 4

I’m blaming it on stress. Our family took in a 9-week old yellow Labrador Retriever this week, and I’m attributing our decision to a study conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). A research team from VCU found that a great way to handle daily anxiety is by taking your dog to work with you. Less stress & more cuteness…who in their pet-loving-right-mind wouldn’t want that? … [Read more...]

Shame and Shock Collars

shame and shock collars

Shame makes the world go round, but I'm starting to feel motion sickness.Shame is the emotion produced when you feel that you don’t measure up to an external standard. It usually involves feeling embarrassed over something we did wrong. Shame is certainly an appropriate feeling at times, but as the primary strategy for motivating it falls lifelessly short.Shaming as a strategy fails because it often has a de-motivating effect on us. Yet, it’s hard to turn on the radio, pick up a book, or … [Read more...]


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