A family that plays together

0 / March 20, 2014 11:10 am

By Tracie Korol When we watch a litter of puppies play we can be convinced that play is a natural behavior. But I’m sure you’ve met some dogs that don’t play well or that don’t seem interested play at all.  […]

Attraction or distraction?

0 / March 20, 2014 10:34 am

By Martha O’Regan Attraction or distraction: Which one is it? What if it is both? And, how do you know? With the Law of Attraction, science tells us we create our own reality through our thoughts, perspectives and personal beliefs. […]

What fun is seeing the bottom before jumping?

0 / March 13, 2014 9:10 am

By Cherimie Crane Weatherford In the harrowing heat of an unforgiving Mississippi summer, swimming holes were not only a respite from soaring temperatures but also an undeniable microcosm of the challenges in life. Traveling at impressive speeds on gravel-roughened feet, […]

So, here’s the deal…

0 / March 13, 2014 9:09 am

By Takiya Smith At the beginning of the year, I sat down to re-evaluate my life. I wanted to prioritize what was necessary and categorize what could wait. I took the entire first week of the year off to rest, […]

Decision trees be damned: Part III

0 / March 13, 2014 9:07 am

By Danette Vernon In attempting this series on how we make decisions, I skimmed the surface of the most nebulous and slipperiest of examples: romance. The difficulties are the same, however, in all areas of life when it comes to […]

Integrative therapy for you and your dog

0 / March 13, 2014 8:40 am

By Tracie Korol The gist of Triumph of New-Age Medicine, an article by David H. Freedman, addresses how mainstream medicine (Harvard, Yale, Duke and the Mayo Clinic) has adopted alternative healing practices into their integrative medical-research clinics.  For many years […]

Now is the time to prune

Now is the time to prune

0 / March 5, 2014 8:13 pm

By Susan Stone The weather is finally starting to break and our landscapes have taken the winter rather hard. It’s time to cut back overgrowth and cold damage. As I drive around the county, it seems that our palms have […]

Prevent injuries with 10 eye safety tips during Workplace Eye Wellness Month

0 / March 5, 2014 7:57 pm

By Mark S. Siegel More than 700,000 work-related eye injuries occur each year. March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month — a good time to refocus attention on your eye protection program. Get the facts here, plus 10 tips for injury […]

What’s in a word?

0 / March 5, 2014 7:46 pm

By Tracie Korol When it comes to describing a healthier life — for us and our dogs — we are encouraged to participate in a new vocabulary to remain current with rising trends. Both people and animal doctors are trending […]

The mind is a finicky creature

0 / February 27, 2014 9:06 am

By Cherimie Crane Weatherford The mind is a finicky creature, choosing what it deems worthy of time, energy and focus all the while allowing seemingly random information to seep away like sand in the tide. Fear, worry and regret are […]