Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.
We all know that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is the key to wellbeing. Studies show that getting a pet can actually help you make a few of these healthy lifestyle changes and here is how:
They help increase your activity level
Psychologists and motivational keynote speakers counsel that physical activity doesn’t necessarily require for you to go to the gym rather if you have a pet dog, you can simply take it for a walk. If it’s cats you have domesticated, you can simply chase them around the house, or if it’s a horse that you own, then go for a ride. These are a few enjoyable ways to incorporate some sort of physical activity into you daily routine.
Pets keep you company
Staying alone or seclusion can cause conditions such as depression, frustration and can even make some suicidal. Motivational keynote speakers also note that having a connection and caring about a living organism can help alleviate the feeling of loneliness and can even make you feel as if you are needed. Pets don’t have a sense of judgment, so individuals who fear being judged by others can really benefit by owning a pet. Also, some pet lovers communicate verbally with their pets and take them to be their friends than just their pets.
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