Doing the Most Good is Good for You
A new poll released by United Healthcare and Volunteer Match shows that an overwhelming majority of respondents believe volunteer work improves physical and emotional health. That’s good news for the 63.4 million Americans who volunteered last year!
And did you know that volunteering could also have a positive effect on your attitude and stress level?
Read the full article here: Reuters: Volunteering promotes physical, mental health: poll
Sometimes we may forget that volunteering isn’t just good for the person or cause we’re there to serve, but it also benefits us as volunteers in a multitude of ways, from the impact of the experience, to knowledge and relationships gained, to even the physical and emotional benefits as discussed in the Reuters article.
So, do you think volunteering has an impact on your physical and emotional health? Why or why not?