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Why Good Things Happen to Good People

The Exciting New Research that Proves the Link Between Doing Good and Living a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life

by Stephen Post, Jill Neimark, Reverend Otis Moss Jr.

Why Good Things Happen to Good People by Stephen Post, Jill Neimark, Reverend Otis Moss Jr.
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  • Published in USA  May 2007
    320 pages
    Genre: Advice

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Dr. Stephen Post has been making headlines by funding studies at the nation’s top universities to prove once and for all the life-enhancing benefits of caring, kindness, and compassion. The exciting new research shows that when we give of ourselves, especially if we start young, everything from life-satisfaction to self-realization and physical health is significantly affected. Mortality is delayed. Depression is reduced. Well-being and good fortune are increased. In their life-changing new book, Why Good Things Happen to Good People, Dr. Post and journalist Jill Neimark weave the growing new science of love and giving with profoundly moving real-life stories to show exactly how giving unlocks the doors to health, happiness, and a longer life.

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"The authors' advice is sound: begin first with what you do well before branching out to more difficult areas, and focus your giving across four domains—family, friends, community, and humanity. Highly recommended for self-help collections in public libraries." - Library Journal.

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