Entries tagged with “Pets”

10 Ways Pets Improve Mental Health

In their emotionally connected presence, pets can be a powerful ally for optimal mental health.

3 Ways to Celebrate Your Canine Companions

By Annemarie JuhlianYes, I’m one of those crazy dog lovers. My husband and I have a household of older and special-needs dogs, all rescued from neglect and abuse. Throughout the ye…

4 Animal-Inspired Tips for Better Sleep

If you're looking for ways to naturally sleep better at night, where better to look than in nature?

4 Lessons on Forgiveness From a Rescue Dog

Maggie the Wunderdog was shot, attacked, and left for dead, but, thanks to a rescuer, survived, is thriving—and is loving. Here are four lessons on forgiveness rescue dogs like Maggie teach us.

5 Spiritual Lessons We Learn From Cats

Spiritual inspiration from felines can be found throughout history. Here are five lessons your cat wants to teach you.

5 Ways to Bond with Your Pooch

Connect with your dog on a deeper level with these suggestions.

A Boy, His Dog, and Their Heart-to-Heart Connection

Energy from one heart can make a real connection with another…and spread love in surprising ways.

A Holistic Approach to Vaccination for Dogs

When I was a veterinary student, I was taught that vaccinations are a cornerstone of healthy pets. As I went on to practice, however, I saw severe acute vaccine reactions, as well …

A Playlist For Nervous Cats

Parent to a nervous cat? Body-Mind-Spirit connection isn't just for the humans—help your cat cultivate its inner peace through music.

A Purr for Help: How A Rescued Cat Opened My Heart

Nearly broke and pessimistic about the world, journalist Jane Ganahl heart and mind were opened by one abandoned cat.

A Ritual for Honoring the Loss of a Human or Animal Companion

Rosemary has long signified deep friendship and lasting memories. This ritual for grief, built around rosemary, creates time and space for grieving and allows others to join and share the healing process.

Black Cats: Reclaiming the Sacred Feline

Halloween and the season of black cats is a good time to examine our misplaced beliefs and return our relationship with cats to a sacred sphere.

Book Review: Two Dogs and a Parrot

Two Dogs and a ParrotWhat Our Animal Friends Can Teach Us About LifeBy Joan ChittisterBlueBridgeWhy do we love pets? Because, through them, we “cling to nature in a world made of g…

Catstrology: What the Stars Can Teach You About Your Feline Friends

Astrology for cats? Finally decode their quirky behavior by getting to know their place on the zodiac.

Cultivate Your Spiritual Sweet Tooth

Munching through the Halloween and Christmas holidays alone, Americans consume over a billion dollars of chocolate each year. Turn your sweet tooth into a delectable sacred practice with a side of mindful advocacy.

Do your pets get more attention than your partner?: Love lessons from pets

If you’re like me, there are days when your “to do” list seems endless. This morning as I read through the list of things that absolutely had to get done today, one of my four cats…

Dog Sanctuary

An excerpt from The Mountaintop School For Dogs And Other Second Chances

Dogitation

Canine help along the bodhisattva path

Dos and Don'ts of Holistic Digestion for Your Animal Companion

Keep your four-legged family members from developing digestive issues by following these holistic and spiritual pet tips from animal chaplain Sarah Bowen.

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In our special section we explore CBD from a variety of angles. Dive in to get up to speed on this huge trend.