Alternative Therapy Techniques
You might not have enough time to dig deep, but there's always enough time to put yourself first. Try these alternative methods of therapy for innovative, creative ways to help relieve your mental stresses.
Disclaimer: If you are seriously struggling with thoughts of suicide or depression, please seek professional help.
By Stephanie Mitchell
Original Content | October 15, 2009
Volunteering is a productive way to help yourself by helping others in the process. According to research conducted by the Corporation for National and Community Service, people who volunteer have greater longevity, higher functional ability, lower rates of depression and less heart disease. So it benefits your mental health and your physical health as well.
There are many ways to help others based on your availability, interest and skills. Robert Rosenthal, director of communications at VolunteerMatch, suggests asking yourself the following four questions to figure out the best volunteer opportunity for you: