Just Pet the Dog is one of the strategies, or tools, I developed to help people worry less. I talk about this more in my upcoming book, Funk to Fabulous in Fourteen Days. It is a way of living in the moment, without thinking of several things at once that we should do, need to do, or should have done. Less worrying means less stress and more longevity! Just Pet the Dog is a functional strategy, a tool that you can immediately use that is helpful in your daily life. That is my brand of Street Psychology – Keep it real and keep it useable!