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LESSONS FROM PETS
30 Things Only Dog Owners Understand
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald
Doctor of acupuncture and Oriental medicine; Nutritionist; Ani...
I feel like I'm constantly reminded of how dogs bring alive the Third Metric values of well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving. They bring us joy. They keep us in the present moment. They make us laugh. They touch our hearts in the most unique way.
10 Things Dogs Can Teach Us About What Matters Most
Business Consultant, C-Level & Executive Advisor/Coach, Author...
Whether they're eating a bowl of kibble or chasing a ball, dogs live for the present moment. The past is gone; you can't do anything about it. The future is unknown. The only thing you can really enjoy and affect is the present moment.
From 4, to 6, to Spandex: What My Dog Taught Me About Aging
Best-Selling Author of 13 books; Associate Applied Behaviorist...
It seems whether you're a dog, a human, a flower or a tree, aging shows little mercy to those along its path. You sag, you ache, you droop and dribble. But as long as you can keep your tail up and wagging, you'll be surrounded by enough love to propel you forward.
Life Lessons From My Dog
Laura Lee Carter
Midlife researcher, author, psychotherapist
It seems most of us lose track of our intuitive, instinctual selves by the time we're 5. Rasta apparently doesn't have this problem. He goes with his gut no matter what. He cannot help himself.
Big Boys Do Cry: A Lesson on Healing
Co-founder, Positively Positive
I believe five pounds of fur and love taught me more about life than my bookshelf of self-help books.
10 Life Lessons From 2 Powerful Pooches
Professor of Theater, Ursinus College
Two special guys are in my life: my dogs, Festus and Cyrus. Festus is a three-legged pit bull/Rottweiler. Cyrus is a tiny terrier born without front legs. These dogs are my greatest teachers. Here are some of the simple lessons that I have learned from them.
I've Learned Big Things from Small Creatures
Musician, writer, producer, mental health advocate, LGBT activ...
Dutch is 10 now, and he is officially an old man. I know that my sweet boy has officially entered into his final act on this planet, and our experience together has been one of the most beautiful things I've had the pleasure of being a part of in my lifetime.
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