The Science of Compassion – Stephen G. Post

Reaching out and contributing to the lives of others doesn’t only make you a good Christian (or simply a good person). The act of compassion has major health benefits, starting with the alleviation of stress.

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When people are less focused on self

and the problems of the self,

there is a kind of alleviation

of stress.

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There’s nothing like reaching out and contributing to the lives of others to give a person, first of all a sense of significance and purpose. 


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