It happens every year about
T H I S T I M E,
We are all encouraged to get a Flu Shot
to keep down the chances of getting the Flu
and feeling worse than a bad Winter Day for days on End. . .
. . .and here’s the real frustration—
no matter how much we scrub,
no matter how much PURELL we bathe or lather ourselves. . .
we still get THAT Cold
or THAT Virus
or THAT Flu. . .
and oh by the way,
the Holidays have a way of really beating you up
because we are c e l e b r a t i n g,
l i v i n g
out of our element. . .
How about trying a little C O M P A S S I O N
on for some Immune System Protection?
it’s NOT the what the survey says
so much as what the S T U D I E S S H O W
The data originated from Emory Collaborative for Contemplative Studies, whose researchers discovered that individuals who practice compassionate acts and empathy may benefit by reductions in inflammatory and biological responses from stress which might indeed, weaken one’s immune system:
‘WHEN EVENTS IN LIFE LEAVE US STRESSED, CORTISOL AND INTERLEUKIN-6 USUALLY INCREASE, ESPECIALLY IF THE SITUATIONS ARE LONG-LASTING AND WE CANNOT SHAKE OFF THE STRESS. BUT ENTERING INTO COMPASSIONATE ACTS OF KINDNESS AND EMPATHY BUFFERS THE EFFECTS OF STRESSFUL LIFE SITUATIONS, NOT ONLY PSYCHOLOGICALLY BY MAKING US FEEL BETTER, BUT ALSO PHYSICALLY BY REDUCING THE ACTUAL BIOLOGICAL AGENTS OF POTENTIAL ILLNESS IN OUR BODIES, THEREBY PROTECTING US FROM’
–w a i t f o r i t–
I L L N E S S
Beats taking the needle, doesn’t it?
Who would have ever imagined. . .
Opening a door
and especially the E T C . . .
(which are C O U N T L E S S)
had health benefits for the
G I V E R
R E C E I V E R ?
Compassion absolutely comes in many forms
and it enhances our lives and those around us. . .
That is why it’s one of the driving forces
behind people who go out of their ways
to take care of the environment and animals
and best of all—-
E A C H O T H E R
The best medicine there can be
won’t be found in a bottle,
an intervention or treatment but
Y O U
Unleash The Cure
May the Compassion Cure
begin with YOU
(for the Health of it)
Do it. . .
Try it. . .
I DARE YOU
I Double Dare You. . .
F E E L B E T T E R !
It just may be the greatest
h o l i d a y g i f t
you may give
or actually receive
this (UN) flu
S E A S O N. . .