david hamilton

How your brain changes as you think

Your brain is growing as you read these words. Scientists call the phenomenon ‘neural plasticity’. Everything you see, hear, touch,taste and smell changes your brain and every thought causes microscopic changes in its structure. In a sense, thoughts leave physical traces in the brain in much the same way as...

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Why Kindness is Good For You

We all know that kindness is good for those who receive it, but it is also good for the giver too. Acts of kindness make us happier and healthier, they relieve the symptoms of depression and they even help us live longer, healthier lives. When we show kindness, oxytocin flows...

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