We all face times in life were we struggle, at all ages. Sometimes it can be hard to ask for help, we may convince ourselves we are strong enough to go through it alone or that it is only a phase.
A big part of our silence is because we worry that others will judge us.
This is where the donkey comes in, unlike people, they do not judge.
Schedule time with the donkeys
It is well known that spending time with animals can relax muscle tension and release the happy hormone, serotonin.
anxiety, depression and stress
Due to the increase in serotonin from stroking animals, this in turn reduces feelings of worry and anxiety
It has been found that those with autism can build a rapport with donkeys improving focus and mental stability
The donkeys help the elderly recover old memories. We find that the smell and feel of them are excellent triggers
Working with donkeys can strengthen one's focus, self-confidence and problem solving ability