Christmas is right around the corner. You know it is, don’t run to the calendar to check. Sure, you’re still eating leftover Halloween candy and haven’t even begun your Christmas shopping, but it’s coming, ready or not.
As if the presents, parties, and excess food consumption weren’t enough fun, there’s something else wonderful that happens this time of year. People give to others. Not just gifts to family and friends, we give to people we don’t even know, to those less fortunate than ourselves. We send a little extra money to our favorite charity, drop off items at the food bank, or sponsor a child or a family in need. And when we do this, it feels good.
Why do we feel warm and happy when we give? Research suggests there may be a biochemical process responsible for those blissful feelings that occur when we do something good for others. The mesolimbic system of the brain becomes involved, and this is the same system that is associated with the rewarding effects of food and sex. READ MORE AT http://eroticaforall.co.uk/guest-blogs/guest-blog-naomi-bellina/