GreaterGood @ Berkeley: Holiday shopping – research suggests it’s worth it:
New studies attest to the benefits of giving—not just for the recipients but for the givers’ health and happiness, and for the strength of entire communities.
Of course, you don’t have to shop to reap the benefits of giving. Research suggests the same benefits come from donating to charities or volunteering your time, like at a soup kitchen or a homeless shelter. Here are five ways that giving is good for you and your community. read more