No matter the occasion, gift-giving is a continuous ritual for most individuals. A universal way of showing interest, appreciation, and gratitude that strengthens bonds with others.
Experts say the whole act of gift-giving can offer psychological benefits, especially for the giver. According to Dr. Devin A. Byrd (Associate professor and chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences at South University – Savannah), people get an emotional lift when searching for a gift for their friends and loved ones.
Here are the top three reasons why gift-giving can be good for you: