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How can charity work help reduce stress?

Ms. Ashley Koff, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Have you ever signed up to volunteer in community events? Have you ever offered your time and expertise to a local youth club or adult-education center? Have you ever joined a mentorship program that matches you with another individual who wants to learn your skills? Have you ever watched a group of volunteers cleaning up a park or beach and wished you could join them? There are dozens of ways you can give back and do charity work. Though the media likes to focus on how giving back is the practical way in which each one of us can have an impact in the world and effect global change, think about what it gives the person who is doing the giving back: a chance to forge new friendships, to squelch feelings of isolation and stress, and to enjoy the act of making a difference that will surely make a difference on a much smaller -- yes, energetic -- level.
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