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For centuries, people have been preaching the benefits of meditation. Keep reading to learn about some of the best advantages you’ll receive from meditation.

Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. So how can we stand up to them and choose joy instead? Check out these 5 ways!

Fortunately, recent studies have shown that volunteering with people (or a cause you care about) can actually mitigate depression and anxiety issues.

Give yourself and your loved ones the greatest gift this American Heart Month by focusing on making heart-healthy decisions towards a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. To give a few ideas, here are easy things you can do to brighten someone’s day.

Whether they’re familial, romantic or platonic, relationships are vital to beneficial and stable lives. So how can we learn to build positive and enriching relationships? Take a look at these top eight tips for some ideas. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. helped make the world a better place and advocated for equal rights for everyone. Use MLK Day as a time to honor his legacy by giving back or doing something good for somebody else.

There are plenty of ways you can continue to volunteer your time and efforts to make the world a better place—even from the comfort of your home or inside the warmth of an organization! Check out these eight opportunities to give back during the winter.

A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.

Making a new, healthy habit that sticks can be pretty difficult. If you want to begin a habit that you can actually stick with, check out these useful tips.

Check out The Tucson Dog Magazine's Nov/Dec 2023 issue to read their latest story on SBF.

The holidays are a wonderful time to spend together with family, friends and loved ones. However, it’s also an opportunity to give back

Human rights should be protected at all costs. You can get involved this Universal Human Rights Month and continue to spread the word year-round

While the gifts in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” may be a little strange by today’s standards, you can still celebrate by giving gifts in your community. Check out this unique spin on 12 ways you can show you care this holiday season.

With a little out-of-the-box thinking, you can give back in ways that meet the unique needs of your community and are fulfilling to everyone you encounter.

There are many ways you can say ‘thank you’ to the people in your life. Use these ideas both today and year round!

Executive Director, Mik Milem, was on the podcast, Drive On with Scott DeLuzio. We invite you to listen.

This year, GivingTuesday falls on Tuesday, November 29th, and November is right around the corner! Whether you’re wanting to donate, organize a fundraiser or volunteer, the time for action is now!

One person can inspire change for the entire world. This year, celebrate National Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 28. Check out these ideas to help get you started with making a difference in your community and the world.

While Halloween is normally reserved for scary-good fun, that doesn’t mean you can’t get involved to benefit a scary-good cause!

Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.

Being kind to a stranger may seem simple, but it often requires a conscious effort to do. How can you show kindness to strangers in your life? We have 9 ideas to start.

When it comes to living an altruistic lifestyle, compassion for others doesn’t have to stop with humans.

While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.

This September, remember to focus on you and your personal growth. Even small steps can add up to huge results over time. It all starts now!

Whether you choose to volunteer at a local shelter, support military service personnel or donate to a cause you care about, your Labor Day can be focused on honoring those who have worked so hard to build up our country’s economic and political well being. 

Channel 12 News stopped by SBF's Peoria Campus to interview grads, Jeff & Tilly and in training team. James & Bishop. Watch the video to hear their stories and see how SBF has made a difference in their lives.

Whether it’s a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you but positively influences you as well.

Dayspring Pens is proud to partner with Soldier’s Best Friend (SBF) through a donation of 40 engraved pens. It is an honor to be able to donate to an organization that works so diligently to support U.S. military veterans living with combat-related PTSD or TBI.

SBF pairs U.S. military veterans with a dog rescued from a local shelter. The veteran and the dog together at no cost to the veteran. We hope that our donation of pens can show the respect and appreciation we hold for those who are vital to Soldier’s Best Friend’s work.

Located in Virginia Beach, Dayspring Pens specializes in crafting one of a kind, luxury gift pens made unique with custom engraving. Each of the engraved pens donated features the logo of Soldier’s Best Friend. It is our great wish that the pens will do some good to help this incredible charity as they work to help veterans living with combat-related PTSD or TBI as well as rescuing dogs to create a healing bond between a soldier and their companion.

Water sustains life. Therefore, it’s vitally important to all of us. This August, celebrate National Water Quality Month by being aware of your water habits and taking steps to ensure clean water for everyone. When we have clean water, we can lead satisfying lives.

Summer can often feel too short, but with this list of potential activities, you’re sure to fill your days with activities that turn into fond memories.

Take advantage of the simple ways to find total wellness during August to celebrate National Wellness Month.

If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.

When you have an efficient morning routine, you set an effective tone for the rest of the day. Here are five ways to establish a productive morning routine.

Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.

SBF grads Tiny & Mabel were recently interviewed for AZ Family 3TV CBS 5. Check out

Planning an Independence Day party shouldn’t have to be stressful. We’ve compiled a list of everything you need—from food to activities—to throw a bash your friends and family will rave about.

Coolfmonline.com was in attendance for Sierra Vista's team, Jessica & Dozer's graduation. Click the link to watch.

CONGRATULATIONS Jessica & Dozer! We are SO PROUD of you and all the hard work you put into training!! You have earned this achievement.

This summer, take some time to enjoy a vacation. Whether it’s three days or three weeks, at home or across the world, throw yourself into the moment and use it as an opportunity to relax, regrow and reconnect with your loved ones.

This Father’s Day, give Dad the best gift: a caring, compassionate life. See how you can support others around you and give back this Sunday.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.

Memorial Day is an incredibly special time in America’s history. This weekend, do more than barbecue. Take time to truly commemorate the meaning of the holiday and celebrate the servicemen and women who have given everything to this country.

Giving back to the world starts with you. How will you focus on your mental health this week?

To lead a fulfilled life, being healthy is about much more than just the physical. It involves your mental well-being, too. 

SBF grads, Richard & Kekoa, Jeff & Tilly and Jonathon & Anubis were recently interviewed by KJZZ 91.5. Click the link above to read the article.

In order to lead a truly altruistic life, it’s important to take stock of your own mental health, as well as those around you. There are a ton of free resources and tactics you can use to check-in and improve your mental clarity.

Use the power you have to make the world a brighter, better place, and you’re sure to also experience some of that kindness. Together, we have the power to change the world!

Buying food from farmers and ranchers has so many great benefits. Consider stopping by your local farmers market to enjoy the many advantages it has to offer.

Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you’re a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.

When it comes to saving our planet, small steps make a big impact. Every person can make an effort toward reducing their carbon footprint and living a more altruistic lifestyle for the world.

Our Impact

  • Graduated Veteran/Dog Teams

    383

  • Rescued Arizona Homeless Dogs

    200+

  • Our Goal for Veterans Served in 2024

    175

  • Training Hours Provided in 2023

    2825

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