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Volunteering may be good for body and mind

June 26, 2013

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Stephanie Watson, Executive Editor, Harvard Women's Health Watch

Stephanie Watson was the Executive Editor of the Harvard Women’s Health Watch from June 2012 to August 2014. Prior to that, she has worked as a writer and editor for several leading consumer health publications, including … See Full Bio
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Avantika Agarwal
July 24, 2013

Great Post! it is very helpful.Thanks

July 20, 2013

Absolutely, volunteering has therapeutic effects. Many get the same type of feeling from giving to charity.

Betty Mach
July 11, 2013

Yes, I Volunteering is really good,it helps you to get to
know the staff at were you are volunteering.It allso helps
If you in many health idiams.I have ADHD and it helps me stay in focus and others.It may help some if they would like to get a full time job.This way you will know if you can be able to work or not.

July 7, 2013

I found this aricle very interesting. I like to volunteer but didn’t realize the other potential hidden benefits of volunteering. Good post thanks!

July 4, 2013

it’s very true, I’ve found that volunteering in gardening work makes me feel so relaxed and clears my head of the stress the city gives me.
thanks Stephanie. it’s a good article.

Firenze Jewels
July 3, 2013

Very interesting post. Reminds me of the old adage ‘laughter is the best medicine’. Engaging with friends, family and one’s community (through volunteering or other methods) leads to a sense of fulfillment in life which in turn seems like it decreases stress and promotes a general healthy feeling of well being.

Learn Massage
July 2, 2013

Natural Medicine is a great opportunity for those student who finds themselves a business minded person. Massage Courses have a great career.

It’s truly supportive qualified data.

rofai fai
June 30, 2013

hello,absolutely i agree with you.volunteering can contribute to lower blood pressure.It’s really helpful information.

June 29, 2013

I do a lot of volunteer work and I am also a Christian. I believe in good values- a big part of which is service.
I do believe that volunteering is good for the mind. My uncle was a pharmacology professor at Harvard and I value your healthy dialog topics. Thank you very much for letting me post.

June 29, 2013

Nice Share,,very helpful to me personally,,thank’s

June 28, 2013

This is good.

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