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Health & Nutrition - - SELF CARE -

Vol­un­teer­ing can help lessen the lone­li­ness felt af­ter los­ing a spouse. Two or more hours of vol­un­teer work a week can help com­bat feel­ings of so­cial iso­la­tion and lone­li­ness in re­cently wid­owed men and women, says a new mul­ti­cen­ter study. Be­sides off­set­ting lone­li­ness, vol­un­teer­ing can im­prove self­es­teem and give you a sense of pur­pose.

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