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10 Ways Pets Improve Mental Health

In their emotionally connected presence, pets can be a powerful ally for optimal mental health.

5 Ways to Bond with Your Pooch

Connect with your dog on a deeper level with these suggestions.

6 Gardening Blunders Animal Lovers Should Avoid

In creating cultivated backyards, we are removing habitat for wild animals. Here are some ideas for keeping all beings in mind when creating a garden.

Animal Farm as Written by Gandhi

Lisa is a big pig: More than 1,000 pounds, and when she goes into heat she can and will go through just about anyone or anything; so it is sadly not surprising that the farmer who …

Book Review: Rewilding Our Hearts

Rewilding Our HeartsBuilding Pathways of Compassion and CoexistenceBy Marc BekoffNew World LibraryI saw Jane Goodall give a talk in person once. When she took questions at the…

Book Review: Two Dogs and a Parrot

Two Dogs and a ParrotWhat Our Animal Friends Can Teach Us About LifeBy Joan ChittisterBlueBridgeWhy do we love pets? Because, through them, we “cling to nature in a world made of g…

Enriched by Animals

A couple of years ago, lonely and lost, I took a walk on a secluded beach in Nantucket, before the throngs arrived for the season. It was rainy and gray, a miasma of weather that p…

Film Review: Bugs

BugsDirected by Andreas JohnsenRosforth FilmsOpening with a culinary feast involving bowls of soldier fly larvae, locust tabbouleh, and dung beetle stew, Andreas Johnsen’s fascinat…

Film Review: Pelican Dreams

Pelican DreamsDirected by Judy IrvingIn 2005, in The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, filmmaker Judy Irving detailed the odd relationship between a group of feral parrots and an une…

Following the Spiritual Path of the Coyote

“I’m in awe of the way coyotes practice mindfulness in their day-to-day lives. They display a calm awareness of everything that’s going on around them and give complete attention to what they’re experiencing on a moment-to-moment basis.”

How I Became an Animal Chaplain (and Why It Matters)

Sarah Bowen shares ways humans can rebalance their relationship with the rest of the animal kingdom.

How to Work with Your Totem Animal

Excerpt from Totem Animals, Plain & Simple By Celia M. Gunn

Humanity in Animals

The Evolution of Empathy, Altruism, and Even the Soul

Learning Spirituality from Animals

Animals of all kinds, especially the ones sharing our home, can be our spiritual guides and healers if we pay attention.

LGBTQ+ Animal Pride

“As the 2020 Pride month wraps up, let’s bring to light the stunning diversity of life on Earth. Welcome to Animal Pride.”

May the Fork Be With You

My four-legged roommates Buba-ji and Deacon are not happy with me today. They were intent on munching on a mouse when I swooped in to stop the slaughter. As they meow and run frant…

Peace Lessons From A War Horse

Could you teach a peace-loving and exquisitely sensitive animal to carry you across a battlefield into enemy fire? What would that teach you? A true story…

Roadside Blessings: Conscious Driving Practices for Animal Lovers

“Roadkill breaks my heart because we act as if we have no responsibility. We may feel upset, or sad, or guilty, but often drive off trying to leave the memory behind with the little furry lump. If that body were our baby, friend, or romantic partner, we certainly wouldn’t.”

Science & Spirit: Jogging Fights Genetics, Optimistic Sleep, Emotional Support Animals

This week in research, a good reason to try jogging. Also, optimism has been linked to better sleep. And finally, people are getting serious about figuring out what the heck an emotional support animal really is. Read on for more.

The Black Jaguar and Humanity’s Evolution

Excerpted from Sins of the Spirit, Blessings of the Flesh by Matthew Fox

The Christmas Bird

Excerpt from Upstream: Selected Essays by Mary Oliver

The Commons: A Miracle That Should Unite Us All

Here we are, profoundly amazed to find ourselves on a planet speeding 67 thousand miles per hour through vast regions of cold space, impossibly removed from any other known place o…

Turn Everything Into a Self-Esteem Game-Changer

Low self-esteem is hard to lift. Unlike high self-esteem, which is primed to respond rapidly to even slight praise—You love my new haircut? Me too!—low self-esteem is notoriously s…

What Would You Do for Your Bored Rhinoceros?

Because no species is prepared to deal with an absence of environmental unpredictability

What's It Really Like to Be ... an Animal Psychic?

Six questions for professional animal communicator Maia Kincaid.

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