Benefits of Being Kind

By Nitya Jain

Being kind and compassionate increases the body’s natural oxytocin levels which is our brain’s feel-good hormone.

1. Boosts Immune System

Oxytocin releases nitric oxide, a chemical, in blood vessels, further expanding the blood vessels. The blood pressure decreases and thereby protects the heart.

2. Good for Heart Health

Understandably, it’s tough for those with anxiety to make attempts, but those people who know you will notice your effort. These thoughtful actions boost your self-confidence.

3. Your Anxiety Antidote

Kindness comes back in a way that helps build a human network, which we all direly need at one point or the other in life.

4. Kindness Makes You Happy

The release of Oxytocin decreases inflammation and free radicals levels in the cardiovascular system. This is what slows ageing at the primary source.

5. Slows Ageing

Being kind and humble is the secret ingredient to living happily and healthily

6. Prevents Illness