The Biology of Kindness: How It Makes Us Happier & Healthier

Health & Family

There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.

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2 thoughts on “The Biology of Kindness: How It Makes Us Happier & Healthier

  1. great post, thanks so much for the link, esp liked,

    “Simply meditating, however, didn’t always result in a more toned vagus nerve. The change only occurred in meditators who became happier and felt more socially connected; for those who meditated just as much but didn’t report feeling any closer to others, there was no change in the tone of the vagal nerve.”

    Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2013/05/09/why-kindness-can-make-us-happier-healthier/#ixzz2SzzphcvZ

    i guess i better start being “gooder” 😉

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