Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. --Chief Seattle Norwegian Horse Using A Symbol Board All animals, including horses, know how to communicate with … [Read more...] about Animals Appreciate Being Heard and Understood
KC the Keeshond Will Always Be My Valentine My Animal Muse, KC Valentine's Day is a bittersweet day for me because it's my beloved KC the Keeshond's birthday. I don't really know when he was born; I rescued KC close to Valentine's Day in 1993. It seemed fitting that this exceptional dog, who … [Read more...] about Remembering My Animal Muse
In a recent blog post, What Do Pets Really Want? I discussed how the best Present you can give your pets is your undivided Presence. Your pets appreciate and benefit when you're able to sit quietly with them. They understand everyone wins we stay present and centered in mind and body. One … [Read more...] about How Mindful Living Benefits Pets
Have you shared your summer plans with your animal family? Bodhi Packing for A Recent Vacay If you're a pet parent making arrangements for your summer vacay, then you will need to decide whether it's best to bring your animal family with you or leave them at home. It's amazing how much … [Read more...] about Should Your Pets Stay or Go On Vacation?
“Just as water ripples outward with the drop of a pebble, Reiki flows to exactly where it's needed for the highest good of all." ~Cathy Malkin, The Animal Muse As a Reiki Master Practitioner for over ten years, I'm still in awe of the incredible healing power of … [Read more...] about Animal Reiki Helps People, Too
“A man hears what he wants to hear, and disregards the rest.” --Paul Simon As I gazed out my living room window on a sunny Sunday morning, a huge bird flew straight towards me. As he got closer to the window, he quickly veered off to the right and landed on my neighbor's … [Read more...] about A Sunday Hawk Encounter
In a recent survey about pets by Mindful Magazine, readers were asked: "Do you talk casually with your pets?" 98% of the respondents answered "yes" to the question. When Mindful readers were asked, "What's the hardest thing about having a pet?" Two of their … [Read more...] about Do You Talk to Your Pets?
If you could give your pet anything in the world, what would it be? A new toy or a favorite treat? A new friend? The Best Present You Can Give Your Pet Is Your Presence. It's easy to forget your animals want something incredibly simple from you: your undivided attention in a mindful way, … [Read more...] about What Do Pets Really Want?