We would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas. It is the season of goodwill so on this episode, we dive into the topic of giving to others without expecting anything in return. The overwhelming evidence suggests that giving has multiple health benefits. It makes you happy, improves your physical and mental health, improves social connections, benefits the workplace and best of all, it’s contagious!
Whether you choose to give money, time, knowledge or simply make a cup of tea for someone, the benefits are real and measurable. In this festive period we hope that in your own way, whilst keeping safe you can spread some Christmas joy.
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Remember be kind to yourself and small sustainable steps create great change.
It’s been a difficult year and some of us have inadvertently found it a lot harder. If you are struggling, please do know that help is out there.
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