Psychological Rejuvenation, Positive Psychology, Mind & Body Wellness, Sharene Garaman, Psy.D.
I believe it is important to involve yourself in causes and activities that enrich the lives of others. Some people choose to only work within their communities, others have a more global view of philanthropy. It doesn’t matter; just get involved with helping one another.
Money, time, energy, and ideas are always welcome in any non-profit organization. Take time to research the mission and the values of an organization that appeals to you and that is closely aligned with your interests. Seek out your passions through your non-profit work.
Giving to others can also enhance your life. I feel as though it is one of the most powerful antidotes to depression. We often forget about own sorrows and problems when immersed with other volunteers working toward a common cause.
Town & Country magazine has published a new book, The Guide to Intelligent Giving. It is a thoughtful book filled with advice that may be of great help.