Helping others does tend to give you a warm happy feeling of satisfaction.  Whether that is doing things for a good cause, acts of kindness or volunteering. The smallest of gestures tends to offer positive stimulus to both the giver and, hopefully, the receiver and a growing number of studies is backing this up. Numerous clinical studies are validating what we were already aware of i.e. it’s good to give!  Respected Clinical Experts quote brain stimulus, heart benefits and release of endorphins. Endorphins being the happy chemicals the brain releases under certain conditions. So similar to exercise junkies getting a high from