Posts Tagged ‘volunteering’

Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering is great for our health – it makes us feel good while helping others in the process. Volunteers are generally healthier, happier and have lower rates of depression. Research shows people who volunteer have better health and wellbeing. Some in the field, say it makes them happier, gives them a sense of self-worth and…

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What is Volunteering?

Volunteering is time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain. It can be formal (usually takes place through a charity or other not-for-profit or community organization) or informal (includes helping family and friends with things like babysitting, home repairs or caring). There are many organizations that actively seek volunteers. These include: animal…

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Acts of Kindness and Compassion

People who are kind and compassionate are more satisfied with their lives, have stronger relationships and have better physical and mental health. Being kind and compassionate can help other people, and make you feel good too. Kindness and compassion during recovery Almost everybody feels good when someone is kind to them. This is especially true…

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