How sharing kindness can make you healthier & happier

Posted by John, Volunteer Mentor @johnbishop, Mar 22, 2018

I love Mayo Clinic Housecall emails and this morning my latest one had a great article that I believe could benefit a lot of us – who me? YES!! (except maybe on Monday mornings or especially on Monday mornings).

How sharing kindness can make you healthier and happier – Did you know that you can rewire your brain to be more present and kinder to others, giving your mood a daily boost? These three simple practices will help get you started.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/how-sharing-kindness-can-make-you-healthier-happier/art-20390060

Want to give it a try?

John

@grandmar

Happy Friday!
Funny, yesterday I thinking that I am so blessed, that I would like to help others.
Professionally, I am retired educator. I am retired because of a disability. I suffer from chronic pain.
I know that I can help financially, but I want to volunteer physically.
My problem is I never know when I will be able to get out, walk, bend, etc. I cannot be counted on.
Any suggestions from anyone???????

Thanks!
Ronnie (GRANDMAr)

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Hey there@gman007. Sorry others have the same discouragements. There are times my productivity is sufficient for me and having not ever been a self-centered person this has been a difficult road for me to travel. I now take care of my own needs and ceased being a "total" people pleasing person. The type of life I once led has taught me that selfish and self-caring are totally different.
So, yes, feeling productive on my (our) terms.
My most recent watercolor which I have been working on for nearly 2 weeks (intermittently) as I had no idea where I was going with this one. The finished work is nothing like I had seen in my minds eye when I started.
A picture is worth 1000 words…The title is a play on the words of an old song-recognize the song???

purple days (1) rs

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@grandmar

Happy Friday!
Funny, yesterday I thinking that I am so blessed, that I would like to help others.
Professionally, I am retired educator. I am retired because of a disability. I suffer from chronic pain.
I know that I can help financially, but I want to volunteer physically.
My problem is I never know when I will be able to get out, walk, bend, etc. I cannot be counted on.
Any suggestions from anyone???????

Thanks!
Ronnie (GRANDMAr)

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Oh, my goodness, @parus, what a wonderful image! You have a gift. Thanks for sharing.

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