Link Between Psychological Well-Being and Volunteering
An interview-based study in India focused on exploring self-perceived linkages between well-being and volunteering. Self-reported findings from individuals engaged in long-term volunteering indicated positive development of key mental and physical characteristics.
Long-term volunteers experienced higher levels of positive psychological outcomes in both mental health and general physical health
Engagement in meaningful activities beyond self contributes to positive youth development through competence, confidence, caring, connection and character