When one connects one’s PURPOSE to helping others, statistics show it significantly improves emotional health, lowers stress levels, enriches one’s sense of purpose in life, and helps recovery from loss and disappointment.
What happens when depressed and anxious teens seek passion and purpose to serve to make a difference in the world? I claim they find meaningfulness. They feel connected as an essential wave in the ocean of life, as a piece of an interdependent whole.
How do I know? Because it’s what happened to me.