Generosity Produces Joy

Nancy Gibbs once remarked “Virtue, like viruses, have their season of contagion. When catastrophe strikes, generosity strikes like a fever. Courage spreads in the face of tyranny.” But what’s even more surprising is modern studies show a spike in feelings of happiness and joy when someone is generous. You actually get a rush of endorphins to the point that there is actual, physical pleasure in being generous. And this has become so…