You quickly see yourself differently when you take care of something other than yourself that depends on you. A connection forms that maybe you didn’t expect, but that is true, authentic, and meaningful. We find that with a sense of purpose comes a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction whether feeding our alpacas or checking twice a day for eggs in the chicken coop.
Animals can sense, exhibit, and respond to humans on an emotional level. In interacting with them you quickly find yourself aware of yourself, your mood, and how you are communicating non-verbally. At the same time, you are more sensitive to others. Men here learn to become more observant of those around them and attuned to the way they respond in different situations.