He almost had you there, right? No matter how down or lonely you are feeling, there's always some homeless dog or cat whose life may depend on your love and support. A new pet can go a long way toward fighting loneliness, and research shows that volunteering your time goes a long way to reduce stress and anxiety. Maybe the best thing to do for your mental health is to reach out to others before it gets really bad. This is the latest from Lunarbaboon.