08 Sep '11, 11pm

Helping Others Is Good For You | Care2 Causes

Helping Others Is Good For You | Care2 Causes

Volunteering to help others can not only make a difference in someone else’s life. It can also be good for your health. A new study published by the American Psychological Association journal Health Psychology has found that, when people volunteer to help others, they may live longer. Researchers found that volunteering for altruistic reasons or a “desire for social connections” led to people living longer lives, while those who volunteered for “personal satisfaction” had the same mortality rate as those who did not volunteer. “Going outside of ourselves,” it’s suggested, is actually good for us. The researchers drew on data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study , which has tracked a random sample of 10,317 Wisconsin high school students from their high school graduation in 1957 until the present. The sample is 51.6 percent female, and the average age of those studied was ...

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