Being others-centered is what we’re about – both as an organization and individually.
Serving others has long been a cornerstone of Five Stone Tax Advisers. Whether it be through our tax-resolution services or donating our time and treasures to charities, being others-centered is what we’re about – both as an organization and individually.
In fact, selflessness is so non-negotiable for Five Stone associates that we recently announced it as our number-one core value:
So you can imagine our delight upon reading the recent Chicago Tribune article, Be Generous: It’s a Simple Way to Stay Healthier, which cites research studies indicating that serving others actually improves mental and physical health, including a longer lifespan.Upon digging a little deeper, you can find numerous medical studies on the connection between selflessness, health, and happiness. All reach the same conclusion: the individual who gives his time, talents, and/or treasures is actually the one who benefits most. See for yourself:
- The National Center for Biotechnology Information
- Harvard Health Publications
- The American Psychological Association
- U.S. National Library of Medicine
- United Health Group
- The Corporation for National & Community Service
Five Stone’s purpose is to make a positive impact on people’s lives. Perhaps in serving others, we’re also taking better care of ourselves.