Friday, December 24, 2010

Healthy Hearted Christmas

Ok. So now it's almost Christmas, you know that time of the year when we are all pleasant and kind to each other.(even Scrooge learnt the lesson!)

SO NOW IT'S official, not simply a meaningful statement from some spiritual 'leader'. Being kind to each other is in our own best interests! What is more, 'kindness gives birth to kindness' as Sophocles said – so an act of kindness actually improves the health, physical health, of the doer – and of the receiver if that receiver also does likewise.

You are right to be sceptical. You are right to want something more than spiritual, loving theory.

So here you go – proven, verifiable, scientific FACT:

kindness heart benefit

read the full scientific article here

"My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness". Dalai Lama

I hope, whatever your religion or non-religion, that your heart will be healthy during this Christmas period and throughout the coming years.


Tuesday, December 21, 2010

introverted conspiracy

"….minds resort to conspiracy theory because it is the ultimate refuge of the powerless. If you cannot change your own life, it must be that some greater force controls the world."

Roger Cohen