Posted on Jul 18, 2007 | Comments 1
Have you ever noticed that you will feel fulfilled by doing a good deed?
That’s why a lot of people will do some local charity or even give to goodwill.
They feel personal fulfillment by helping someone who is less fornatate than themselves.
You will discover that, it is tough to express your own feelings sometimes, but you can seek out someone and help them with a small problem, and then all of a sudden you find comfort.
This is because you connected with someone and you felt less alone. You will feel a lot better about yourself if you are able to help someone.
Even the most selfish person can find personal fulfillment from helping others.
You don’t have to do much when it comes to helping out. All you have to do is come around give them some attention. If you notice someone who is lonely you could go and sit with them.
If you work with someone who eats lunch all by themselves, if you go and sit down by them, they will begin to be more social after awhile and they will owe it all to you. A person’s happiness comes from attention.
There are numerous people out in the world who feels like everyone has forgotten them or has ignored them. Even if you just say hi to someone like that, they will begin to feel better about themselves, like someone cares. If you can make someone feel better about them, then you will feel better about them.
Helping Orphans, Charities, Etc
There are even other ways to help a person. It can take not only your time and energy, but also materials and money. You can go read a bedtime story to an orphan. You can always go to a local soup kitchen and feed the homeless.
You can also put yourself out by donating things that you have become accustom to. Things like clothes, food, money, can easily be given to some of your local charities. You are sacrificing things to help another and you can feel good about not being so selfish.
You can actually grow by giving some of the things that you take for granted to the homeless or an orphanage. Then there are people who devote their entire lives to helping others.
Civil Service Jobs
There are people who take civil service jobs to help out others. You can become a firefighter, police officer, a social worker, or even an aid at the local shelter.
You can take a lot of positions where you help someone. They say that if you are a social worker, if you ever touch one child, if you ever help just one child, you have succeed in life.
Social jobs are not easy and can sometimes be very dangerous, but they are also the most fulfilling jobs that one can ever have. If you find ways to incorporate helping people into your career, you will become very content with your life and with yourself.
That’s why many people become doctors, lawyers, nurses, and so one because they are providing not just a service, but they have a job where they can help people. By helping people you become fulfilled.
If you are able to identify with someone, you will find that you can also feel fulfilled. Basically, if you help someone who was once in a situation similar to yours, you will feel better about yourself because you righted a wrong.
You took a negative situation and made it positive; it’s especially fulfilling if no one took the time to help you out. You are able to right the wrong of someone else and make someone else feel better.