How volunteering can change your life

first_imgDuring the Christmas season, we’re all reminded of how important it is to give back. Sometimes that means giving money to your favorite non-profit and sometimes it’s as simple as volunteering your time. Not only is it beneficial to the people you’re helping, but it can also be good for your soul. Here are a few personal benefits to giving back.It can make you happy: Those who volunteer tend to be more satisfied in life than those who don’t volunteer. Helping people makes you feel good and seeing a smile on the face of someone you’ve helped is a great feeling.It can help you connect: Are you in a new town? When you don’t know many people, you can get bored really quick. Volunteering can help keep you busy and introduce you to new people, which can help you adjust to a new place.It can change your career: In a job you don’t love? Maybe you’re in the wrong business. Volunteering may actually help you find a new career that you can be passionate about. They say when you do something you love, you never work a day in your life.It can change your perspective: When life has you down, sometimes you need an attitude adjustment. When you volunteer, you’re often given a look at someone who has it way worse than you do. This can be a great way for you to appreciate what you have and where you’re at in life. 31SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pettit John Pettit is the Managing Editor for CUInsight.com. John manages the content on the site, including current news, editorial, press releases, jobs and events. He keeps the credit union … Web: www.cuinsight.com Detailslast_img

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