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The rabbit effect : live longer, happier, and healthier with the groundbreaking science of kindness
First large print edition.
2020 by Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, [Waterville, Maine] :
495 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-492).
Introduction: What are we missing in medicine? -- The hidden factors. The hidden factors of health ; One-on-one: your intimate relationships ; Social ties: your community ; Work: What you do ; Education: learning your purpose ; Neighborhood: live and play ; Fairness: living by the Golden Rule ; Environmental influences: the power of compassion -- Essentials of health. The mind-body link: individual health ; All of us (trust): collective health -- Conclusion: The ripple effect: getting to kindness -- Afterword: The enduring mystery.
For all of its rigor and science, medicine is full of stories -- mysteries -- that doctors and research cannot explain. Patients who are biologically healthy but feel ill. Patients who are biologically ill but feel healthy. What if these health mysteries could teach us something about what really makes us sick -- and how to be healthy? Groundbreaking new research shows that love, friendship, community, life's purpose, and our environment can have a greater impact on our health than anything that happens in the doctor's office.
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