Somehow, my fur-baby can always gets me to smile, no matter how miserable or stressed I feel. I am not alone. It turns out that all pets, not just therapy pets, can help your mind, body, and spirit. Here are a dozen reasons why.
Anthony Tilghman, a Washington, D.C., photographer who has become a regular on the red carpet at the Grammys and Academy Award ceremonies. We asked him to finish four phrases with his own thoughts, and then give us 10 of his favorite photos.
To be on set with this highly-regarded actor was an opportunity I relished. His steely gaze and focus were intense -- his gestures and phrases carried power and precision that naturally commanded respect.
By picking up a camera and using any or all of these simple tools and techniques, you are not only being present and creative, but you are actually practicing mindfulness, which reduces stress and helps leave you balanced and ready to take on the rest of your day.