For­give­ness heals your aches!

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For­give­ness isn’t just good for your mood: It can ease phys­i­cal aches, too! When Duke Uni­ver­sity re­searchers asked peo­ple with lower back pain to work on re­leas­ing anger to­ward a per­son who’d wronged them, they ex­pe­ri­enced a sig­nif­i­cant re­duc­tion in dis­com­fort as a re­sult! The rea­son? Up­set feel­ings cause a re­ac­tion in the brain that height­ens pain per­cep­tion, while calm, peace­ful feel­ings have an ache- eas­ing ef­fect!

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