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More reasons to show love to others

17 Feb Posted by in Quotes of wisdom | Comments Off on More reasons to show love to others

 

More research shows how helping others is good for you.

The Corporation for National and Community Service recently pulled together research in this field and was able to demonstrate that people who volunteer live longer than those that do not. For example, individuals who get involved in good works after suffering a heart attack report reductions in despair and depression. This in turn drives a reduction in post-traumatic illness and significantly reduces mortality. It’s also true that those who volunteer have fewer incidents of heart disease in the first place. US Census Bureau data shows that states with greater percentages of volunteerism have lower rates of cardiac-related illness.

See the complete article from Harvard Business