Being good does a body good. The Bible says so, and science proves it, author Stephen Post told a group at Baylor University.
Medical science demonstrates people experience feelings of serenity when they help others, said Post, founding director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care & Bioethics at Stony Brook University.
It turns out when you do face-to-face
helping, the brain also releases a chemical,
a hormone called oxytocin…
“It turns out when you do face-to-face helping, the brain also releases a chemical, a hormone called oxytocin,” which produces feelings of inner tranquility, he said in a lecture sponsored by Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion.