Giving back is a perfect way to kickoff the holiday season and it’s great for your recovery, too. For one, it simply feels good to give. Beyond that, acts of altruism have been linked with lower levels of depression, greater positivity, increased confidence and self-worth and better overall life satisfaction.
Depending on how you choose to be charitable, it may also help you to meet new like-minded people and gain new skills and a sense of accomplishment. Plus, it feeds the soul and spirit.
Ready to get back as much (if not more) than you give? In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, here are few ways to give back during recovery:
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