09 Dec Try purpose over happiness…it may well be more powerful!
via the SMH by (my good friend) Sarah Berry
We have more power to change our physiology than we realise.
The way our psychology can filter down to our biology, changing our health outcomes for better or worse, is an ongoing source of fascination for researchers.
Research has typically focused on happiness for providing positive health benefits while, at the other end of the spectrum, the negative effects of loneliness or grief on our health have been equally well-documented.
But, these are not the emotions that have the greatest impact.Rather, it is the surprising power of purpose, more potent than happiness, and an antidote to stress and loneliness that has pricked up the ears of researchers…
…keep reading the full & original article HERE