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The Self Interested Case For Not Being A Dick
“Practice of compassion is ultimately beneficial for you.”
Research has found that practiced compassion meditation releases less cortisol, and can, therefore, allow you to handle stress in a better way. Even those who don’t meditate and simply extend compassion to others around them, tend to be happier, healthier, more popular, and more successful. Brain scans show that an act of charity stimulates the same pleasure centers in your brain that receiving a gift stimulates.
Principles to follow
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