The data of doing good: how being grateful provides physical benefits

Next time you tell your sibling, cousin, neighbor or dog to “be good,” you can have the data to back it up. The benefits of altruism range from improved health to worker retention, and do-gooders have created not only hashtags but also companies.


You might not realize, for example, that a simple “thank you” can help improve sleep and lower blood pressure. And, that more than 60 million people volunteered during the span of a year…

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