Poor emotional health can weaken your body's immune system, making you more likely to get colds and other infections during emotionally difficult times. Also, when you are feeling stressed, anxious or upset, you may not take care of your health as well as you should. You may not feel like exercising, eating nutritious foods or taking medicine that your doctor prescribes. Abuse of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs may also be a sign of poor emotional health.
One of the best mind and body practices is yoga, it is a physical exercise performed using a series of body postures. It can be performed anywhere as it does not require any special equipments. Have you ever tried yoga? If not then just start performing it regularly and you will come to know how beneficial is it for keeping our body and mind healthy. This can also help you to keep your mind calm when working with your dog, a calm you means a calm dog.
Yoga can be done by almost anyone and done correctly, should help to keep your mind, body and spirt agile yet calm.