Some people volunteer for personal satisfaction, to make a difference in their community or to learn new skills. But have you ever thought of the health benefits of volunteering?
Numerous studies show that volunteering isn’t just about donating your time, energy and services. There is a strong relationship between volunteering and better health.
- Lessen chronic pain
- Combat depression
- Decrease heart disease
- Lengthen life span
- Increase physical stamina
- Decrease likelihood of developing high blood pressure
- Reduce tension
- Sharpen the mind
- Enhance your immune system
The health benefits of volunteering are plenty. And everyone has the potential to turn a life around, including your own.