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Finding Balance: How Changing My Habits with My Pets Transformed Both Our Lives

Updated: Apr 15

Dear Reader,


Let me start by saying that I am a dog lover through and through. My furry companions bring so much joy and love into my life, and I wouldn't trade that for anything in the world. However, there came a point where I realized that I was letting my dogs take advantage of my time and emotions, to the detriment of my own happiness.


I found myself constantly putting my dogs' needs above my own, sacrificing my own well-being for theirs. I was so focused on ensuring their happiness and comfort that I neglected to take care of myself. It was a wake-up call when I realized that I was not only doing a disservice to myself, but also to my beloved pets.


I made the decision to change my habits and establish boundaries with my dogs. I learned that it's okay to let them deal with their own emotions while I took care of mine. It was a process of setting healthy boundaries and finding a balance that worked for both of us.


As I started prioritizing my own happiness and well-being, I noticed a shift in my relationship with my dogs. We were both happier and more free when I was able to take care of myself while still being a loving and attentive pet parent. I discovered that by taking care of myself, I was also taking care of them in a more meaningful way.


So, to all the pet parents out there who may be struggling to find that balance, I encourage you to take a step back and evaluate your habits with your furry friends. Remember that it's important to take care of yourself too, and that by doing so, you'll be able to provide even better care and love to your pets.


Here's to finding that harmony between caring for our pets and caring for ourselves. Let's create a life filled with happiness and well-being, for both us and our beloved furry companions.


Have a beautiful day filled with peace and love.

-Christian

Creating boundaries walking dogs happily

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