Doing Good Deeds Reduces Pain

“Helper’s high” may not be a phrase you use every day, but you’ve probably felt it. It is how we feel when we voluntarily help another, whether we are shoveling snow off a neighbor’s sidewalk, tutoring a struggling student, or serving a hot, healthy meal at a family shelter. Research has shown that the act of giving can trigger the release of neurochemicals that make us feel good.  Read more here.