The secret of happiness in a true sense is helping others with a free mind and a happy heart. Helping others create an environment of trust and fraternity that connect people with each other in a society. When you extend your helping hand to others, the bond of relationship in your surrounding gets strength and that in turn paves the way for your life advancement, in reality, and increases your level of the happiness manifold.
The benefit of helping others is not limited to the recipient only, but it is also very much beneficial to the person who displays their generous nature. The desire to help others turn your focus from negative aspects of life to positive ones, and you inculcate the habit of gratitude.
There is great inter-relations between happiness and helping other. If you are happy, you will be more inclined towards helping others and similarly helping others boost your level of the happiness manifold.
Further, helping others will not only boost your self-esteem but also strengthen the bond of your relationship. When you help others, you emit an aura of love and care for them, and the chances are that they will reciprocate the same by some other means. So by helping others you end up building a mutually beneficial relationship.
To help others you do not need to be one of the wealthiest people around the world. You can help others by your opinion, time, love, care, respect, and recognition. Even your simple smile and motivating words can do wonders in the life of other people.
Helping others is one of the greatest joys in life, and it should remain the same. Helping someone due to some kind of compulsions or expectations destroys the whole purpose of helping others and the joy of helping others fade away.
To conclude, helping others has a positive impact on those receiving and giving it. If you intent to help others, do not wait for the right moment when you feel fully empowered. You can extend your helping hand by sharing a small amount of your time, knowledge, and little bit of wealth. So translate your desire to help others into reality to the benefit for others as well as yourself and society at large.