Kindness Turnaround. Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County Age of Champions 4/11/2014 Liza Ely, M.S., L.P.C. www.centerofwellbeing.com. The question is not whether we will die, but how we live. Joan Borysenko. Love and Survival Dean Ornish , M.D.
Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County
Age of Champions
Liza Ely, M.S., L.P.C.
but how we live.
you are, at the least, 3-5 times
at a higher risk of premature
death and disease from all causes.
Those who were socially isolated had at least 2-5 times the risk of premature death from all causes when compared to those who had a sense of connection and community.
Study of 700 elderly adults: Affects of aging had more to do with what they contributed to their social support network than what they received from it.
“Souls are leaking”…26% of adults in US have been diagnosed with a major mental illness...loss of connection….gangs
by adding joy!
A number of scientific studies show that Acts of Kindness result in significant health benefits, both physical and mental, for those who perform them.
There are chemical changes in our brain even by just witnessing love in action.
“Random acts of kindness are those little sweet or grand lovely things we do for no reason except that, momentarily, the best of our humanity has sprung, exquisitely, into full bloom.”
Daphne Rose Kingma
Random Acts of Kindness
Reticular Activating System
to what is possible.
Kindness Turnaround Pledge
I pledge that every time I have an unkind or disrespectful thought, word or action,
I turn it around with two kind thoughts/words/actions?
“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.”