5 Research-Backed Benefits of Making Generosity a Habit
Generosity lowers our stress
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Generosity makes us healthy
Generosity reduces blood pressure as much as medicine and exercise. It also lowers the risk of dementia, reduces anxiety and depression, improves chronic pain management, and more.
Generosity makes us happy
Feeling good is a product of doing good.
According to a study, giving triggers feel-good chemicals like endorphins, dopamine, and oxytocin.
Generosity lowers our stress
Generosity improves our relationships
In a study of generosity and its effect in marriage, the recipient and the giver of generosity expressed high levels of marital satisfaction.
Generosity extends our lives
One study found volunteering dramatically reduced mortality rates.
One report stated that subjects who volunteered for two or more causes had a 63 percent lower rate of mortality than people who didn’t volunteer during the study period.
Generosity should be practiced
If we want the full positive effect of generosity, we have to make it a regular part of our lives.
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