It feels good to do good
Health benefits are greater for the givers than for the receivers! The World Happiness Report’s research 2017 placed generosity as being a source of happiness and physical health.
Maslow, famously known for its pyramid of fulfilment and needs placed “self-transcendence” in his later works, on top of his pyramid, just above self-actualization. While self-actualization refers to live up to one’s full potential, self-transcendence serves something greater than self. He describes it as “the highest and most inclusive or holistic level of human consciousness, behaving and relating, as ends rather than means, to oneself, to significant others, to human beings in general, to other species, to Nature, and to the cosmos”.
Committing regularly to activities such as journaling, volunteering, social bonding, and psychotherapy drives adaptive and functional organization, building the foundation for healthy thriving relationships. How will you decide to spend the rest of your life? Have a look at our Wellness Pledge to figure out your way to a meaningful life while improving your own well-being.
Check out these organizations that are reaching out worldwide to make our world better and join World Wellness Weekend to be part of a community and contribute to the movement of #WellnessForAll