Sometimes when you’re down, you just need a cute face with loving eyes or a sweet fondles from your furry friend to lift your moods. But what if you are deeply hurt and stressed out and find yourself depressed or even suicidal. A dog can help you bring you back.
Studies shows, service, and companion animals are effective at healing depression and anxiety, and improving your overall health. We’re still studying the reasons why and discovering new and inspiring ways dogs are being used to help people change their lives. The healing power of pets is well documented and benefits from having an animal can help are many, importantly they can lift your anxiety or depression.
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Anxiety and depression involve emotional disturbance and negative inner self-talk; those with depression or anxiety evade contact with the outer world, because of fear or stress of what might happen. Dogs can help the low spirit people or depressed people to break that cycle by giving comforting companionship and a sense of meaning for their owners.
A dog needs to be supported, needs to be trained, and needs to be pet, so when a person feels least motivated, a thump of a happy tail induces a person to get back to living.
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when a person is depressed, troubled, lonely, wearing the same clothes as yesterday and can’t get out of bed than feeling the Unconditional love of pet; helps people feel like they have a true companion during their struggles. Dogs can also be taught to use passive methods to block intruders from nearing their handler unexpectedly.
In today’s society, with the progress of internet and technological connection, we are losing the real interpersonal relationship, and that is according to more emotional problems and disorders. Love and connection do exist in the world, and animals are a great support to find this within one’s life.