Recently, I came down with a terrible bug that progressed quickly and mercilessly into bronchitis then asthma. I was rendered helpless for a few days, feeling too weak to venture far from my bed.
Being a generous person feels good. We know from personal experience that it feels great to acknowledge another person and connect with them in a kind and helpful way. Many of us have also experienced the self-confidence and sense of purpose that comes from helping others.
Why is finding the right volunteer opportunity important?
Not only does giving back to society provide you with a strong sense of purpose and fulfillment but it’s also good for your health and overall well-being.
Do you want to make a positive difference somewhere? Do you want to do something special, something meaningful? Most of us do, but often, we think it’s too late. We’re ‘over the hill’ and our useful days are over.
I first learned about the topic of food waste reduction two years ago. After doing some research, I was compelled to blog about it.
With the holidays upon us, it is a wonderful idea to find time to honor the holiday spirit by volunteering.
When you are suffering from low self-esteem, it’s easy to get caught up in your own thoughts.
No matter how hard you try to convince yourself that you are worthy of praise, there is always a little voice in the back of your head, pouring cold water on your arguments. In some cases, thinking about our lack of self-confidence can actually make you feel worse.
I had breakfast recently with two friends in their 70s. Both have enjoyed very successful professional lives, but are now struggling with how to “give back” in later life.