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Beyoncé, fame for social activism

 

You don’t need to be a celebrity to change the world.

Watch this! By Eu En and friends from Hwa Chong Institution

 

Social Giving and Happiness

Latest findings from sociologist Christian Smith and Hilary Davidson shows that people who volunteer in social causes are happier. The research conducted over 5 years show that giving of one’s time and money to social causes, creates neurochemical changes that increases pleasure chemistry in their brain. However, this practice must be sustained over a period of time in order for the feeling to have an effect. The findings can be found in the book, The Paradox of Generosity.

 

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