Friday, December 30, 2011

About Women's Health: How Being Generous Makes Your Healthier

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Did you know research shows that being altruistic also improves your own health? If you've been trying to nail down some resolutions, maybe it's time to be nicer to others.

Help Yourself Find Happiness By Helping Others
Part of the reason helping other people helps improve your mental health is because it helps you stop thinking about your own problems for awhile. You also make more social connections and see immediate positive results. All good things.
See More About:  altruism  giving  volunteerism

Volunteer Work Helps You Find Meaning
If you're like me, some of your most cherished memories include the times you were volunteering. So get out there and make more of these memories in 2012!

Altruism Benefits Everyone
At the end of a volunteer project, you can take satisfaction in knowing that you not only helped yourself, you helped others. So, where would you like to volunteer?

But I'm Just Too Busy
Of course, one of the biggest obstacles to self-improvement (whether that's exercising, eating better or volunteering) is having enough free time.
See More About:  time management  organization  productivity


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