Action 24

Use a pet as a way to calm myself down, stay “grounded” and as a way to stay connected and meet new people. For example, there is a program that works with distressed veterans who have PTSD and trains these service members to teach dogs from shelters to befriend disabled veterans. (Operation Heroes and Hounds).

Quotable Quotes

“My pet terrier is trained to jump in my lap when it senses my distress. If my lap is not available, she will rub against my leg. I take her to work with me on some days. She helps me manage my moods.”

Action 25