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Volunteering helps all
To give is better than to receive but volunteering can accomplish both in one fell swoop, said a Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) psychiatry expert. Volunteering not only helps those in need but also returns the favor by improving the giver’s psychological state, according to Dr. James Lomax, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at BCM.
Wrapping and delivering gifts or food to less fortunate families, for instance, instills a sense of community and generosity, rendering volunteer service a unique gift that gives back, Lomax said.
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