Archives for June, 2012

Relationships

Love Versus Fear

[caption id="attachment_2804" align="alignleft" width="189" caption="While I certainly respect folks who are able to have this experience, after years of trying, I no longer assume I ever will. My own "recipe" for perfect love seems to lean more towards a willingness to accept the presence...
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Shannon Cutts

Anxiety Has No Common Sense

[caption id="attachment_2743" align="alignright" width="207" caption="Anxiety is a feeling we can all relate to - whether animal or human. Also, interestingly, animal expert Temple Grandin reports in her book "Animals Make Us Human" that many of the same anti-anxiety medications that work for humans work...
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Animal Mentors

Feathery Mentors

When I was 6 years old, I began begging my folks for a bird. By the time I turned 8 years old, I had my first parakeet, Perky. Perky and I spent hours together each day – he taught me about handling and understanding birds (some days I was a better student than others) and he lived an exceptionally long and healthy life...
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