85+ Self-Care Ideas to Improve Your Well-Being
Taking care of a pet does add to your responsibilities, but it can also have many emotional benefits that offset the work involved.
A pet can decrease feelings of loneliness, offer soothing physical contact, and help keep us active.
Maybe consider pet adoption and give a rescue animal a home.
In general, pets are more likely to enrich our lives than to chip away at them. But it makes sense to choose one that is a good fit for you and anyone else living with you.