The research has shown that kindness has a quantifiable impact on the world around us. Even small, random acts of kindness improve individuals and groups in demonstrable ways. We should absorb the following evidence of the impacts of kindness and act with more compassion every day.
Drug abuse drastically changes the brain for the worse. Addiction hijacks pleasure centers, creates ingrained behavioral patterns, and kills brain cells. The good news is you can restore the brain after addiction.
If you spend time outside in spring, summer or early fall, sooner or later you will pick up ticks in their various stages or get bitten by flies or mosquitos, all of which can carry a range of different microbes. Several of these are associated with Lyme disease.