Giving makes us HAPPY!
GIVING makes us happy!
A 2008 study by Harvard Business School professor Michael Norton and colleagues found that giving money to someone else lifted participants’ happiness more than spending it on themselves (despite participants’ prediction that spending on themselves would make them happier).
Happiness expert Sonja Lyubomirsky, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, saw similar results when she asked people to perform five acts of kindness each week for six weeks. - By Jill Suttie, Jason Marsh, December 13, 2010
Make yourself happy and GIVE to someone who really needs it.