Your Brain on Kindness



Today is ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’, and showing kindness makes the recipients of those gestures feel good, but have you ever wondered why kindness makes you feel good too? It doesn’t make you selfish if showing kindness makes … Read the rest

The importance of spirituality in healing



When it comes to our healing journey, there’s one aspect that oftentimes gets overlooked—spirituality. Spirituality often gets mistaken for religion, but spirituality is broader than religion, it’s a simple belief system that helps us connect to ourselves, others and … Read the rest

How a Mother’s Love Changes Our Brains



This Sunday is Mother’s Day, a time to celebrate all the moms in your life. And you may or may not know it, but a mother’s love is actually responsible for a lot of brain development, studies show.

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How we help others and ourselves when we volunteer


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’. For those of us who have volunteered before, you probably had … Read the rest