Let’s face it: We’re all pretty self-involved. The stores we visit, people we interact with, and decisions we make are typically pretty focused on how to make our own lives easier or better. But if you want to live in a happy and healthy community, you should be actively contributing to that environment. There are a ton of tiny adjustments you can make to your usual routine that will require minimum effort by you, but will have a maximum impact on your community. And if you do have time to spare, trading an hour of vegging out on the couch for volunteering can help boost your mood, your fitness level, and even your lifespan. Check out these 10 creative, powerful, and pretty fun ways you can give back to your community.
Fun ways to exercise altruism—and maybe even get fitter and healthier while you're at it.