Loretta Breuning’s classic posts
are below. Her new posts are at:
The Positive Psychology People

The Animal Urge to Leave a Legacy: Planting seeds stimulates your happy chemicals

  You are hard-wired to care about what you leave behind when you're gone. Animals focus on making babies, and humans, until recently, focused on creating grandchildren who would carry on their ways. Today, people are open to other kinds of legacies, as birth control freed us to decide where to invest our energies. Instead…