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Did you know that spending time with animals can improve your mood?
Research suggests that not only do fluffy friends make great companions, they may also help reduce feelings of anxiety and depression.
Simply spending time with an animal, stroking them, playing with them or just sitting together can provide an opportunity for you to relax and calm your mind when you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed.
Finding yourself a furry friend
Not all of us are in a position to adopt a pet. However, there are still plenty of ways you can interact with animals and reap the mental-health benefits they can provide.
If you don’t have a pet try: