A street sleeper in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, is provided with necessities during a “kindness walk” led by Alex Wong (second left) and organised through the homeless charity ImpactHK. Photo: Edmond So
A street sleeper in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, is provided with necessities during a “kindness walk” led by Alex Wong (second left) and organised through the homeless charity ImpactHK. Photo: Edmond So
Wellness

Helping others improves our own mental, physical and emotional health – but why can it give us such a boost?

  • Studies have found that helping others can help ourselves in multiple ways, even helping lower levels of inflammation in the body
  • Volunteering for a homeless charity and befriending street sleepers gave life new meaning for Hongkonger Alex Wong and helped him with his mental health issues

A street sleeper in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, is provided with necessities during a “kindness walk” led by Alex Wong (second left) and organised through the homeless charity ImpactHK. Photo: Edmond So
A street sleeper in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, is provided with necessities during a “kindness walk” led by Alex Wong (second left) and organised through the homeless charity ImpactHK. Photo: Edmond So
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