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November Wellness Works: Kindness – a muscle you can exercise

November 10, 2021


This month’s Wellness Works theme is KINDNESS.

Did you know that there are scientifically proven benefits of being kind? That’s right. Just the act of being kind has been shown to stimulate the same part of the brain as those who receive an act of kindness. The simple act of kindness can:

Kindness is also something that is TEACHABLE. Dr. Ritchie Davidson of the University of Wisconsin states that: “It’s kind of like weight training, we found that people can actually build up their compassion ‘muscle’ and respond to others’ suffering with care and a desire to help.”

As a family, you can:

Go out and notice kindness, receive kindness and give kindness this month.

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