Healthy Friendships: Bonds that Help You Grow

(Justin Deschamps) Friends, family, and those closest to us are very important. Regardless of who you are or where you come from, you need other people in your life. Psychologically, we’re hardwired to know ourselves through who we become near others, wherein the brain regulates our emotions and sense of self-worth based on the health of our social attachments. This is physically woven within the fabric of our body, meaning there are neurological systems designed to reward us for healthy social attachments. 

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Warm Your Heart With These Inspirational Stories Of Extraordinary Human Kindness

(Michael Snyder) Despite all of the horrible things that we read about in the news, the truth is that there are still people out there that are making great sacrifices in order to do good for others.  My hope is that these extraordinary stories of human kindness will inspire others to act likewise.  

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Dance as Activism – How Dance Can Bond Communities

(Anna Swisher) How can you make a difference?  How can you embody systemic change at a local level?  How do you not burn out?  How can you enjoy your life while simultaneously fighting violence, destruction and collapse?  What can you do in your community to support the healing of our world?  Aren’t you curious if we can do things differently – and together?

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You Are Who You Hang out With: Study Shows Brainwaves “Sync” Between People Who Spend a Lot of Time Together

(Lance D Johnson) The people who are closest to you are subtly shaping your brain and influencing the way you behave and think. Researchers have found that when two or more people spend a lot of time together, their brainwaves find compromise and likeness, syncing together. The coherence grows stronger as they spend more time together. The study highlights the importance of choosing friends wisely.

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