It sounds illogical, I know, but it’s true. Whether you give financially or give your time, it’ll positively impact your life.
Humans tend to be pretty self-focused. For me it mostly looks like a lot of “I” and “me” statements: I feel sad. Why is this happening to me? I want this. I want that.
One way I combat all the self-focus is to get focused on others. Giving money or giving my time volunteering blasts right through any self-pity I might be struggling with. And that leads to a more positive outlook on life.
So yeah, giving can make you richer. Not monetarily, maybe, but emotionally.
And that’s priceless.