Helping is healing. It’s such a profound and true statement that Kim Barthel and Theo Fleury wrote an entire chapter about it in ‘Conversations with a Rattlesnake’. These are perfect words to reflect on today, for International Volunteer … Read the rest
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. — Dalai Lama
When we encounter something joyful in our lives, it’s easy for us to instantly react with love and compassion. But pain doesn’t instinctively translate into compassion … Read the rest
Did you know that you can make your brain work better and become healthier by helping others?
When you experience anxiety, depression or stress, helping others not only makes you feel good, but also changes the structure of your DNA. … Read the rest
“Helping is healing, and healing is possible.” — Theo Fleury
These words aren’t just an inspirational mantra, helping others can actually make you feel happier and healthier, and there’s science to back that notion up.
The “feel-good” chemicals in … Read the rest