Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 12 June 2017 Being charitable is good for you Being charitable is good for you. That may sound a little bit like New Age flimflam, but a new study shows it to be true. Monitoring 175 newlywed couples, a team of American psychologists has demonstrated that partners who perform compassionate acts, such as expressing tenderness or changing their own plans for the sake of their spouse, derive emotional benefits from doing so, even if the recipient is unaware of these acts. In fact, in such instances the positive effect is approximately 45% greater for the giver than the recipient. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition The world is getting fatter and fatter Lifestyle ‘I conquered my fear of heights by climbing to the top of a 15-metre high wall’ Medical Gum disease can be prevented Lifestyle 15-year-old girl: ‘I chatted with a stranger who sent nude pictures of himself’ Medical Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? Lifestyle 5 ways to get your road rage under control From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Mental health & your work » How open are you about mental illness in the workplace? Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips. Sleep & You » Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia 6 things that are sabotaging your sleep Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.