Here are some lighthearted but very true, wellness tips that Julie Fischer, a friend of mine sent to me awhile back. Julie Fischer, MSE, specializes in
Feminist Holistic Counseling in the New London area, Wisconsin.
Wellness Tips We Can Learn From a Dog
Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joy ride.
Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face
to be pure ecstasy.
When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
Let others know when they’ve invaded your territory.
When it’s in your best interest, practice obedience.
Run, romp and play daily.
Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.
Never pretend to be something you’re not.
If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.
When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle them gently.
Take naps and stretch before rising.
Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.
On hot days, drink lots of water and lay under a shady tree.
When you’re happy, dance around and wag your entire body.
No matter how often you’re scolded, don’t buy into the guilt thing and pout…run right back and make friends.
Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.
Simple things but sometimes very hard to remember or do on busy days!! Print it out and hang it up on your refrigerator!