While I wasn’t formally diagnosed with generalized anxiety and chronic depression until the beginning of last year, my doctor and therapist both agreed mental illness is something I have struggled with in waves during the course of my entire life. After suffering a string of panic attacks mostly brought on by cardio, I knew something was off in my system. Together we decided to take a more holistic approach to treatment including prescription medications, wellness coaching, and, yes, a furry companion. Read More Here