What the world’s healthiest people have in common
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They look for ways to help others every day
What do we live for, if not to make life easier for someone else? The famous quote isn’t just cute on Instagram, it’s serious wisdom. Healthy people make time to provide service and give to charity on a regular basis and the more they volunteered, the greater health benefits they enjoyed, according to a study published in BMC Public Health. It’s not hard to see why: Helping others helps you do so many other things on this list like finding a supportive social group, getting outside, and finding your higher purpose.