Everyday life comes with its share of stress. There is one small way to deal with the pressures of everyday life- helping other people, even in small ways. A new study concludes that giving others a small bit of help such as giving directions or holding a door can make a difference in how you cope with stress. The study tracked 77 adults between the ages of 18 and 44. This article provides a detailed look into this study and the results.
- An awesome way of dealing with stress is to help others.
- Helping others results in positive emotions that make you happy and relieve stress.
- Being prosocial lightens your mood and helps with depression as well.
“Giving others a small helping hand is a surprisingly effective way to deal with everyday stressors”