Amidst the sometimes stressful frenzy of Christmas shopping, the idea that giving to others can be good for your health and happiness can feel a bit of a stretch.
But a growing body of scientific research shows exactly that.
It’s now clear that doing good for others without any expectation of reward – known as behaving altruistically – can give you better physical and mental health and even help you live longer. Read remainder of article
This year Christmas Day was very special, thanks in large part to the giving nature of some friends.
It is timely to remember that it is healthy to be giving all year round.
Rather than making any New Year Resolutions Anastasia and I are going to actively promote ‘Random Acts of Giving’.
Feel free to ‘gift’ any suggestions of what might constitute ‘Random Acts of Giving!’