Volunteering is good for your health
Posted: Jun 12, 2014 2:17 AM EST | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 4:29 AM EST
According to a new study, doing good for others is good for you.
In this study, 76 percent of volunteers said volunteering makes them feel healthier.
Even more interesting, a quarter of volunteers said it has helped them manage a chronic illness over the past year.
Participants said volunteering gives them a sense of purpose and helped them take greater control over their health.