Commonwealth Psychology is now LifeStance Health! Clients will continue to receive the same comprehensive and compassionate care with the same insurance coverage. This site will soon redirect to a site our new online home where you’ll find access to our online scheduling, expanded resources, and important information.CURRENT CLIENTS: Important Update: Potential Changes to Telehealth Benefits
How This Holiday Season Can Promote Health & Wellness For All Of Us
We all benefit from giving. While receiving a thoughtful gift can feel exciting and gratitude promoting, research also suggests giving a gift can produce a powerfully positive impact on the giver’s overall health and well-being. Specifically, numerous studies show that giving to others (through traditional gift giving, volunteering time, or generously gifting others with heartfelt compliments or acts of kindness) promotes significant emotional, social, and physiological benefits.
The Greater Good Science Center at University of California, Berkeley provides a wonderful article, “5 Ways Giving is Good For You,” offering fantastic information about the numerous ways giving to others promotes happiness, physical health, and social connection. It includes excellent, brief video clips with happiness expert Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D. and gratitude researcher Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Click here for the full article.
For additional information about the health-promoting benefits of giving, click here to read the Cleveland Clinic’s “Why Giving Is Good For Your Health.”
Lastly, since we as gift givers will experience extraordinary benefits to our own well-being, why not mindfully choose to gift others with health and wellness-promoting presents? Check out the Excellent Online Resources below for healthy and helpful holiday gift ideas.
Happy Holidays to everyone!
Excellent Online Resources:
Encouraging Awareness & Action: What is one health-promoting gift you might give to someone you care about this year? What is one small way you could thoughtfully gift some of your time, kindness, or talent to someone else this holiday season?
Inspirational Quotation: “Give and you shall receive, much more than you ever thought possible.”—Anne Frank
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