Photographer Mita Kelder organised donations of food and toiletries for Singapore’s migrant workers when their dormitories were forced into lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. Performing acts of kindness like this can improve our mental and emotional well-being. Photo: Mita KelderPhotographer Mita Kelder organised donations of food and toiletries for Singapore’s migrant workers when their dormitories were forced into lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. Performing acts of kindness like this can improve our mental and emotional well-being. Photo: Mita Kelder
Photographer Mita Kelder organised donations of food and toiletries for Singapore’s migrant workers when their dormitories were forced into lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. Performing acts of kindness like this can improve our mental and emotional well-being. Photo: Mita Kelder

Be kind and offer help to others for a dopamine and serotonin high, and lower blood pressure

  • Performing acts of kindness benefits the recipient but also improves our emotional well-being by triggering feelings of pleasure and satisfaction
  • Being altruistic is good for physical health too – it relieves pain, improves cardiovascular health and lowers stress. ‘Be kind whenever you can,’ a giver says

Topic |   Wellness
Photographer Mita Kelder organised donations of food and toiletries for Singapore’s migrant workers when their dormitories were forced into lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. Performing acts of kindness like this can improve our mental and emotional well-being. Photo: Mita KelderPhotographer Mita Kelder organised donations of food and toiletries for Singapore’s migrant workers when their dormitories were forced into lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. Performing acts of kindness like this can improve our mental and emotional well-being. Photo: Mita Kelder
Photographer Mita Kelder organised donations of food and toiletries for Singapore’s migrant workers when their dormitories were forced into lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. Performing acts of kindness like this can improve our mental and emotional well-being. Photo: Mita Kelder
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