The Health Benefits of Giving

Time to Give 183177695The true spirit of the holidays is in giving. While receiving gifts are great; don’t forget to give to those who are less fortunate.

There are several health benefits you can receive from giving, a few include: Charitable work makes you feel happy. When you are happy your body releases endorphins, which can help you reduce stress and produce what is known as the “helper’s high”. Giving or volunteering can form social connections which can be helpful for those experiencing symptoms of depression.