Do you have a pet? And I don't mean in a creepy way, I mean a dog or cat or fish or something that you generally take care of?
There are many times when you hear people say that animals like dogs or cats can have helpful effects in a person's life.
I believe that if you are lonely or you are having trouble with some aspect of life, an animal can help in certain situations. I also believe that people have to be in the right state of mind to own an animal.
Don't get me wrong, a pet is helpful in life and I believe that people should own a dog or cat at some point but when it comes down to it, mindfulness should be attained before dealing with animals.
Animals can help people escape many issues in life. And I believe that animals can genuinely help people feel more comfortable at home in times of sadness or in times of loneliness. Life is about giving and loving. Having a pet is helpful in this vicinity. But we must always realize that problems will always arise and that animals are not always a solution to an answer. If we are having trouble with something in our lives and we turn to animals every time, we may not be getting the correct answer. If this is happening then we should look to others for help, those that can speak to our needs.
It is time to be happy in our lives and sometimes we over think things. But when it comes to life, there are options to help us cope and other options to get our lives straight. So don't let life bog you down but let it be a drive to better ourselves.