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International Day of Peace, recognized on September 21 every year, is the perfect opportunity to promote peace in the world around us.

Spending quality time with those you love is not only good for the soul, it’s a great step toward living an altruistic life. But how do you put the quality in quality time? Check out these ways to make the most of quality time to help you on your journey toward an altruistic lifestyle. 

It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is approaching so quickly. Wasn’t it just 2020, after all? Time flies faster than you think, which is why it’s important to think about your end-of-year giving plan now. 

Life has been hard lately on us all, but September is National Self-Care Awareness Month. It’s a month dedicated to checking in with yourself, being kind to your inner monologue and truly making sure you get what you need to fill up your cup.

Although there are a ton of heavy issues going on in the world today, nonprofit organizations are a bright spot in the world, helping to provide relief and aid to a variety of important causes.

When you open yourself up to actively listening, you’ll be surprised at how much you gain in return. Check out these tips to implement active listening into your lifestyle, as well as what you can take away in return!

August 14 is recognized as Financial Awareness Day. You can celebrate by planning your own future, teaching others to plan for theirs or giving back to your community.

When it comes to our world, it’s always a good time to check in with how we can love it back for providing us with a home all these years.

Friday, July 30 is considered International Day of Friendship. Celebrate with these ways you can show the people you love the most just how much they mean to you.

While normally “back to school” is reserved for children, it turns out that this time of year is important for every age. That’s because you’re never too old to continue learning, and it can help you live up to your true potential in everyday life.

Just because it’s the middle of the year doesn’t mean it’s too late to set and achieve big things yet this year. While reevaluating your existing goals, throw in some hard-to-reach newer goals and set your sights high.

Life happens, and focusing on all aspects of your health is easier said than done. Take small steps in each area to start building solid habits!

Making a difference in a child’s life sounds like a daunting task, but small acts of kindness can add up and make a huge difference. Start small, like an hour spent volunteering or mentoring.

Inspiration is a fickle thing. It comes and goes with little warning. The good news is, you can always reignite inspiration when you’re feeling uninspired.

While summer is a time of fun, it can also be a time to help mold amazing qualities, like giving back to the community. Ask your children to choose an activity that also gives back

If you’re able, use World Blood Donor Day as a time to give back and save lives by donating blood. If you aren’t able to safely do so, consider helping out in one of the various other ways to help spread awareness.

Weather across the country is heating up, and it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy mother nature. As it turns out, when it comes to spending time outside, the benefits go far beyond the fresh air.

While the future is uncertain, mankind remains resilient. We’ve learned to adapt to a “new normal” and are slowly making our way back to activities that we set aside for more than a year. A lot has changed, and some of the new techniques and processes surrounding fundraisers, volunteering and fundraising are here to stay.

The upcoming Memorial Day holiday is all about honoring those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. This is the perfect holiday to exercise taking a day “on” instead of a day off.

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

You don’t have to choose just one cause or organization to support. You can provide support for various causes and various organizations. Take the time to figure out what feels right for you and your own goals for doing good in the world.

May is recognized as National Recommitment Month. It’s a time of renewal and even to build new habits or relationships. What will you recommit to this month?

Now that the world is showing signs of getting back to a sense of “normalcy,” use this Earth Day as a reminder that when we all work together, we can make a difference.

You have the power to continue to do good in the world and be the positive change, even with everything going on around us.

If you’re looking for a reason to get out there and do more good, look no further. April has been named Global Volunteer Month as a time to bring people together to volunteer from across the world.

While times are undoubtedly hard, there is hope on the horizon. Use April’s National Month of Hope as a reminder to be a light in somebody’s life this month, including your own!

When you feel good, you’re more likely to do good in the world and at work. Make sure you’re able to set boundaries to help improve your work-from-home life.

Have you ever wondered how your dog always knows when you’re coming home? Naturally, your dog may be curious about your arrival, but do they know your schedule? Some may even be asking, “Can dogs tell time?” Fortunately, we sat down with Trupanion veterinarian Dr. Sarah Nold to learn more about your dog’s sense of […]

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Read on to learn more about our ranking on the 2021 Best places to work list from Built in Seattle.

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You may not win the lottery tomorrow, or ever for that matter. But what we’re talking about is a different kind of ‘gold’ to make you feel rich in other ways. Check out these ways to feel fulfilled in your everyday life and to make each day golden.

Check out a recap of the New Pet Parent Webinar here!

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There are those who enjoy crunching numbers, and those who would love to be doing anything else. With March underway and April just around the corner, you may be dreading a certain time of year that’s all but looming—tax time.

It’s impossible to put the best version of yourself out into the universe if you’re already starting at a disadvantage. Make sleep a priority and see the health benefits that affect your overall wellbeing.

Read on to learn more about this popular cat topic from Dr. Sarah Nold.

The post Hyperthyroidism in Cats: A Pet Owner Guide appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

Read on to learn more about a Trupanion policy and how it can help your new best friend.

The post What You Need to Know about Kitten Health Insurance appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

Whether it’s doing something for you, your loved ones or members of your community, check out these ways to boost serotonin levels throughout these cold months.

Read on to learn more about how we help people and pets everyday.

The post Working at Trupanion | A Day in the Life on the Trupanion Member Experience Team appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

Giving back your time as a board member is a fulfilling way to help make a difference for a cause that you love.

Read on to learn more about this popular cat topic from Trupanion veterinarian Dr. Caroline Wilde.

The post What to Expect After Neutering or Spaying Your Cat appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

Discover what you need to know this Valentine's Day.

The post Pet Toxicity Claims and Valentine’s Day appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

Read on to learn more about moving your best friend from an apartment to a new home with these five tips!

The post How to Help Your Dog Adjust to a New Home appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

Read on to learn more about this popular pet topic with Trupanion veterinarian Dr. Sarah Nold.

The post The Importance of Cat and Dog Dental Care appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

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

Learn some tips and tricks in this new upcoming pet parent webinar.

The post Free Webinar from Trupanion: Tips for New Pet Parents appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

Read on to learn more about how Cosmo got the medical care they needed thanks to a Trupanion policy.

The post Extra Shiny Chompers for Cosmo appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

This year, instead of simply focusing on your loved ones, consider using February as a time to spread love all over your community. From small acts of kindness to lasting community connections, there are so many ways you can show love this month.

Read on to learn more about what drives our team members.

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Read on to learn more about how to brush a dog's teeth.

The post How to Brush a Dog’s Teeth: A Pet Owner Guide appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

Helping others can provide a new sense of purpose that may have been dwindling as a result of the new way of life we’ve endured in 2020. So in order to breathe new life into 2021 and beyond, it’s time to look outside ourselves and focus on others.

Read on to learn more about this Trupanion team member's pet adoption journey.

The post Change a Pet’s Life: One Pet Adoption at a Time appeared first on The Trupanion Blog.

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