Elevation. Studies of positive emotions such as elevation have found that one person can physiologically impact another person in a positive way, just by being at their best.
When we witness goodness or greatness in another, what happens is the “vagus” nerve is triggered in the brain to produce the hormone oxytocin, which has been labeled the “love” or “connection” molecule. Your body goes into that mode and actually mirrors inside what it observes outside. How’s that for influencing others?