4 Ways Making Impact Benefits Your Mental Health

Protecting our mental health is more important than ever before, as our communities continue to face hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. So, what if I told you that you can improve your mental wellness while also making impact on members of your own community? Here’s how giving back to others can benefit your mental health, happiness and overall well-being.

  1. Achieve Better and Deeper Sleep — Have you ever found yourself lying in bed, unable to fall asleep because of racing thoughts about how you can do more for yourself and loved ones? Most adults need eight to nine hours of sleep to function at their very best, and making impact on others can help you find that deep, satisfying sleep. In short, making impact actually releases a boost of feel-good endorphins in our brains, often associated with the emotion of fulfillment. If you’re not sure how to get started with Making Impact, check out my recent blog post on 4 actions you can take right now to make your community a better place.

Keeping a strong mentality is a top priority for me, and I’ve realized that giving back helps to ensure that my brain stays healthy and balanced. It’s true: By doing for others, you do even more for your own life’s fulfillment — and it’s scientifically proven. Learn more about the science behind giving, then join me in the movement of making impact by becoming a changer dedicated to bettering your community through everyday acts of kindness.

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Beverly Adams

Beverly Adams is a powerhouse, humanitarian, thought leader and visionary inspiring people to know the profound power of making impact on someone else’s life.