Yes, this is the most wonderful time of the year, but it can be very stressful, too for a variety of reasons. I prefer not to get caught up in shopping and buying frenzy (sorry retailers), but giving more of myself. For me that is the true meaning of the season. Since this is the season of giving—I’d like to share with you some remarkable health benefits of giving from the heart.
Self-love is not only seen as core component of our emotional well-being, it is also as a protective factor that contributes to better health and positive social behavior. It protects against the impact of negative influences. It is seen to actively promote healthy functioning as reflected in life aspects such as achievements, success, satisfaction, and the ability to cope with diseases like cancer and heart disease.
A few days ago, I participated in a webinar and was interviewed by the owner of a great organic company Miessence (www.miessence.com), Narelle Chenery. She asked me one of the best questions, I’ve ever been asked about creating health. She asked me, “What one thing would you recommend people do to improve their health?”
Sometimes I get messages about what I should write about and share with you. I was struck by a photo online which led me to discover an article today online describing an amazing act of forgiveness. An Iranian woman, at the gallows of her son’s murder forgave the man, seconds before his execution.