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Benefits

​The Health and Spiritual Benefits of Helping Others

-by Allan Luks Allan Luks, former executive director of the Institute for the Advancement of Health and executive director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of New York City, has studied kindness and the clear cause-and-effect relationship between helping and  good health. Some of the most significant findings of his research include the following: Helping others​ contributes to the […]

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25 Lessons from Khalil Gibran that Can Totally Transform Your Life

Earth. We are one. Today I would like to share with you 25 beautiful life changing lessons to learn from Khalil Gibran. Author of one of my favorite books of all time, The Prophet. Enjoy. 1. Be thankful for the difficult times. They have showed you how strong you can be. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; […]

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The benefits of going to Church​

Credit : Andrea Kalfas ONE of the most striking scientific discoveries about religion in recent years is that going to church weekly is good for you. Religious attendance — at least, religiosity — boosts the immune system and decreases blood pressure. It may add as much as two to three years to your life. The […]

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4 Hidden Benefits of Church Attendance

If your family doesn’t regularly attend church, it may be because you believe it has little to offer you. But a growing body of scientific and sociological research suggests that there are a variety of benefits to those who engage in church life that aren’t always readily apparent. 1. Health and Wellness. Church-goers live longer  and enjoy […]

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7 Benefits of crying after Heartbreak

Sad tears are totally different than Stuff-stuck-in-your-eye tears As far back as 1957, it was revealed that tears caused by emotion are chemically different than tears caused an eye irritant. In fact, the components of tears are far more complex than we would imagine. One psychological study had some volunteers watch a sad movie and […]

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Good to cry. Why women cry (and should!)

Nowadays, many women try not to cry for fear of seeming weak. Here, WH makes a case for reopening the floodgates By Andrea Buchanan On a recent flight from New York to Los Angeles, I had a sudden urge to cry. I’d just said good-bye to my goddaughter after a wonderful weekend visit, and being with her reminded […]

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7 Reasons why crying is good for you

Mel, selected from DivineCaroline December 20, 2009 By Therese Borchar, DivineCaroline New York Times reporter Benedict Carey referred to tears in a recent piece as “emotional perspiration.” Given that I sweat a lot and hate deodorant, I suppose it makes sense that I weep often. But I’m not going to apologize for that, because after a good […]

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The health benefits of crying

Whether it’s to mourn the end of a close relationship or because of the sheer frustration of a bad day at work, once you come to wipe the tears away, the world can seem like it’s been put back together again. Now research has suggested that tears could actually be a way of flushing negative […]

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Charity

Giving is good for our health

I have a friend who has had a terrible case of lupus for nearly twenty years. She has been hospitalized many times and is constantly on medication that has horrible side effects, including cataracts. She had to quit her job as a graphic designer and now is completely supported by her husband. She can get […]

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​Happiness and the Joy of Giving

“Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”  Steve Maraboli Don’t you just love stories? Stories have power and they help us use more of our minds, imagination and creativity, helping us to discover new things about ourselves and about […]

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