Looking for a Brand New You?

Want to get happier?

Posted on: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Category: Uncategorized (59)
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Generosity is often thought of as selfless, giving is greater than receiving and all of those wonderful sayings.  Yet people who give more do get something – they get marked increases in self esteem.

People with high self esteem tend to be more generous, and vice versa. By being more generous, they get higher self esteem.

A study of people who had donated bone marrow found that the donors believed that they were expressing a core character trait – generosity – when donating and felt good about that.  They had higher self esteem.

So – if you want to get happier?  Give more.  Time, thought, care and engagement.  All of these things increase your personal presence as well as making you feel great!


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