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15 of 50 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in 5 Minutes or Less

Posted by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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By Julia Marino

      

Snuggle Fido

Research shows that the act of petting an animal reduces stress levels for both children and adults. Take your kids to the petting zoo and show them how soft — and cute — pigs can actually be. Plus, animals are great role models for self-acceptance — a lesson that's as important for moms as it is for children.

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by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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deedee3849
by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 5:33 PM

Petting an animal does reduce my stress! totally works!

powow65
by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 5:35 PM
That is awesome! Tyvm
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jconney80
by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:43 PM
Very true!
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MamaMandee
by on Jul. 3, 2013 at 1:25 AM
My house is a petting zoo lol
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momofsixangels
by on Jul. 3, 2013 at 8:09 AM

My cats make me feel better when they let me hug them

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