Video: By Helping Others, You Help Yourself

When we care and show concern for others, we improve our own health and well-being. Stephen G. Post, our guest on the HealthyPlace Mental Health TV Show talks about his experience with the healing power of helping others, also about how this simple activity of kindness can help you survive life challenges.

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About Stephen G. Post, our guest on "The Hidden Gifts of Helping"

Stephen Post, author of Stephen G. Post is Professor of Preventive Medicine, Head of the Division of Medicine in Society, and Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University. He is recognized as a leader in the study of altruism, love, and compassion in the integrative context of scientific research, philosophy, and spirituality. His most recent book, published with Jossey-Bass (2011), is The Hidden Gifts of Helping: How the Power of Giving, Compassion, and Hope Can Get Us Through Hard Times.

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Staff, H. (2011, March 30). Video: By Helping Others, You Help Yourself, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 24 from

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