Toxic Charity

Anyone who is involved with soup kitchens, homeless shelters, food pantries or mission trips to third world countries is constantly faced with the dilemma of how to really help the people they are serving. Is it enough for us to give them groceries or a meal? By giving handouts aren’t we like the family members […]

Volunteer – Help Yourself

Countless studies that have shown that volunteering has many benefits, both physically and psychologically, including: Reducing stress Lowering blood pressure Decreasing the risk of dementia Lessening anxiety and depression Providing overall greater happiness Cultivating social connections and relationships Improving our sense of well-being Volunteering moves you outside your everyday trials and tribulations and distracts you […]