What We Can Learn About Happiness From Dogs


This morning my daughter shared a story she found online about a family having to put down their dog, and their six-year-old son’s calm perspective about the situation. I don’t know if the story is true, but the words in it sure ring true. My favorite quote from the story comes from the six-year-old and carries great wisdom:

“People are born so they can learn how to live a good life – like loving everybody all the time and being nice, right?  Well dogs already know how to do that, so they don’t have to stay as long.”


About Debbie

After spending 32 years in marketing, Debbie now spends her time blogging, teaching online courses, doing volunteer pet therapy, and encouraging others to follow a more inspired path through life.

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