Ways that Therapy Dogs Improve the Health of Patients Through Service

Service - Therapy Dog

Finlay, my dog, is a certified therapy dog. Visiting others for emotional support helps us bring a little love into the lives of others and balance into my life. One of the things Finlay and I do together is visit US Military Veterans in Hospice at the Ann Arbor VA Hospital. We visited on Veteran’s … [Read more...]

10 Life Lessons I Strive to Follow 

10 Life Lessons

Life has a tendency of getting a bit bumpy, doesn’t it? At times, I’ve found myself wishing that I had learned certain life lessons a little sooner. So much good can come from examining life lessons learned. It’s never too late to take a page from your own book, recognize the good and the bad and … [Read more...]

My Initial Journey with Emotional Intelligence 2.0 – Book Review

Personal Development

Today, I would like to share a little emotional intelligence insight with you. Emotional intelligence is a wonderful soft-skill for all Virtual Assistants to employ! I would love to say I am an emotional intelligence guru, which I am not (yet) but after implementing things in this area of my life, … [Read more...]

Why Acknowledging Personal Development is Crucial to Success

Personal Development

When it comes to personal development, it’s so easy to focus on lack. I think, instead, we should focus on achievement! So often our thoughts go to - On what do I need to work? How can I improve? Why didn’t that work? What could I have done differently? How do I need to … [Read more...]

Ways Virtual Assistant Support Establishes Balance

support-system

What or who do you think of when you hear the word, “support”? Support can be many things: emotional, financial, physical, mental, business, personal, etc. However, 'finance' is often what comes to mind when people hear "support." Emotional support might be second to come to mind, depending on your … [Read more...]