good for the soul

good for the soul

Beneficial to one's mental wellbeing or spirit. I've always believed that sunny days are good for the soul.
See also: good, soul

good for the ˈsoul

(humorous) good for you, even if it seems unpleasant: ‘Want a ride?’ ‘No thanks. Walking is good for the soul.’
See also: good, soul
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PICK OF THE DAY KATHY BURKE: ALL WOMAN Channel 4, 10pm MAN, Kathy Burke is good for the soul. Not so much a national treasure, as the nation's foul-mouthed forthright voice of common sense and reason.
This is the sign that confession may not be good for the soul when confession is designed to elicit a particular response or to make the confessor feel good.
What is good for the soul is that now it has a modern relevance that cant be ignored.
Music is also good for the soul in fact, there exists empirical data to prove that music was, indeed, medicine for the soul.
According to Bangor University PHD student Liz Morris-Webb, foraging is good for the soul. Yet she still wonders what drives recreational foraging - the modern hunter gatherers - and has made this the subject of her research.
Learning to rest our minds and spirits amid the chaotic flow is no easy task, even when we know doing so is good for the soul.
In the midst of the day's flurry of meetings, errands, responsibilities in the office and the home, sometimes there is no time to pick up the guitar or the brush and canvas, or perhaps sit down to write a few lines of poetry-the things that are not very 'practical' but are nevertheless good for the soul. SomeA!times it's exercise or workout that suffers, which is something absolutely necessary.
It's high in protein, good for the heart, good for the soul..
"We pride ourselves in serving food that's not only good for the body, but good for the soul too.
It's the fifth volume in the Hot Apple Cider series of anthologies that aim to uplift their readers with stories of "hope, faith, courage, and love." Like the Chicken Soup books, they're good for the soul, rather like a spiritually-charged version of Reader's Digest magazine's first-person accounts.
A hearty laugh is good for the soul and coloring is for everyone regardless of your age!
"This trip may not be good for the face but it is good for the soul. And, whatever is good for the soul, will be seen on the face," she said.
It proves that volunteering and giving back to your community really is good for the soul. "Spending a few hours a month helping a person with sight loss to develop the online skills many of us take for granted can transform that person's life, and boost their independence."
I don't imagine my approach is likely to win favour at the CBI or any of those august bodies representing the nation's employers, but I do feel that a small amount of messing about is good for the soul and, I would argue, good for business.