Keeping Life PAWsitive

I have always lived my life looking on the bright side of things. Even in the most horrible situations I have always been the one saying “this sucks but at least… xyz.” I can’t explain why I view the world in this way. Sometimes I feel like I am always contradicting people because when they think things are horrible I just don’t take my emotions there and immediately start thinking about how it could be beneficial. Maybe it has to do with my mom. It always goes back to the mom :) .  She continuously under played negative things that happened, I really don’t remember her over reacting and dramatizing events. She had the attitude that whatever happens just happens and all we can do is go with it and fix it from that point on. 

I have been told many times throughout my life that I am way too relaxed and no one understands how nothing gets to me. Well first off, things get to me. Boy do things get to me. But I chose not to let them dictate my emotions. If I am upset about something I will sit back and analyze why I am upset, what has happened and is it really worth being upset about. Most of the time it is petty and I make the decision to drop it and that’s that.  If it is something major I will find a way to change it. If it is me that is an easy fix. Done and done. If it is others, it’s of course harder, you can’t change the way people act. But I can change the way I respond to it. I have never been one to sit around and constantly complain. I fix the situation. 

Recently, I have been trying to come up with a slogan for my dog training business. There are so many out there and I love them all. I am going to be 100% honest here…I am not very creative. That being said it is difficult for me to come up with these kinds of things.  I knew I wanted to convey positivity and love and me.  So here is it “Keeping life PAWsitive.” 

What do you think? It not only conveys how I train and view relationships with animals but also the way I live my life.  Keeping life positive is how I go through life. Why would I have anything different for the way I run my business? 

*Thank you Emily Boese for helping with this slogan. I love your brain!

Jena Newman

Hi! I'm Jena. I have been training animals for over 9 years. I have worked with a range of different animals including California Sea Lions, African Elephants, Gorillas, Leopards, and Dogs. It is fascinating to watch and work with animal behavior; every animal is different and learns in different ways.