Book Review: Animal Magnetism by Rita Mae Brown

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Denise, if you like the Sneaky Pie Brown mysteries and love pets, you'd probably enjoy ... more

Our pets as spiritual teachers

We love them, and often take them for granted. Yet they can be some of our most powerful and simple spiritual teachers. Our pets. They can be great teachers of love, loyalty and compassion. At some point, the persistent love of my pet made me see that my dog might just be training me. ...more

What a beautiful post!  I've always believed that animals come into our lives to teach ... more

Book Review: The Theda Krakow Series by Clea Simon

I previously reviewed Probable Claws by Clea Simon, which is the fourth in a series.  All books feature Boston freelance writer Theda Krakow and her cat Musetta.  Since it’s always more fun to read a series from the beginning, I thought I’d provide reviews for the first three books for you. ...more

And be sure to stop by The Conscious Cat on Friday - I'll be interviewing author Clea Simon.

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7 Lifestyle Tips For Reducing Blood Pressure and Maintaining Good Health

Did you know that one in every three adults has high blood pressure? Are you one of them? I had some good news the other day. It seems that all of my hard work trying to eat healthy and lose weight is finally paying off. For the first time in years my blood pressure is actually normal. Yaaay! This is just the kind of validation I was looking for when I began my journey of weight loss and healthy living. If you have high blood pressure or know someone who does, here are some tips that can help lower blood pressure naturally. ...more

Research has shown that pet owners have lower blood pressure and less stress in their lives ... more

Stormy weather....

So, I'm back. It took longer than I thought it would because life has been a little more hectic than usual. But with the weather report looking as bad as it is looking and our stress levels on over-drive, I figured this was a really good time to ask y'all for ideas and information. Again. Same dog as last time (for those who missed my last sob story: dealing with a dog who bites.)