3 Inspiring Books about Volunteering

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Volunteering is one of the most enriching experiences and rewarding ways to make the best use of your time. And if you are looking for inspirations or ideas on how to be a good volunteer, we have rounded up some of the most inspiring books that should be on your reading list.

Chicken Soup for the Volunteer’s Soul: Stories to Celebrate the Spirit of Courage, Caring and Community by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Arline McGraw Oberst, John T. Boal, Tom Lagana, and Laura Lagana
Chicken Soup for the Volunteer’s Soul is part of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series that has captured the hearts of millions of readers worldwide. In this book, you will find heartwarming real-life stories shared by volunteers that will restore or strengthen your faith in humanity.

Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists by Courtney E. Martin
Do It Anyway takes a look into what drives eight young activists to try to make a difference. It presents a different perspective on what motivates young people to volunteer and what inspires them to serve others in whatever way they can.

Don’t Just Count Your Hours, Make Your Hours Count: The Essential Guide to Volunteering & Community Service by Dr. Kristin E. Joos Ph.D. and Alana Rush
Time is a valuable commodity. And what better use of volunteer time than to ensure that it adds value to the cause or people you serve. Don’t Just Count Your Hours, Make Your Hours Count is a book that provides helpful ideas and tips as well as the best practices on volunteering for a more meaningful experience.

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You Deserve Better

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Ever felt like the world is out to get you?

Ever felt like the world is going against you?

Ever felt like the world is looking down on you?

My friend, you deserve better.

You deserve better than the world who is out to get you. You deserve better than the world who is going against you. You deserve better than the world who is looking down on you.

Unfortunately, all these are part of what we call life.

After all, we live in a world where there is cruelty in every corner of the street. After all, we live in a world where there is condemnation in every place we go. After all, we live in a world where there is criticism in every thing we do.

But you know what?

There is also kindness in every corner of the street. There is also love in every place we go. There is also empathy in everything we do.

All because you deserve better.

So cheer up, my friend.

Because at the end of the day, no one else will be out to get you. Because at the end of the day, no one else will be going against you. Because at the end of the day, no one else will be looking down on you.

Because at the end of the day, you will realize that you deserve better – no matter who you are, no matter where you are from, no matter what you are going through.

Indeed, you deserve better.

What do you think about this blog post?

Id be lying if I say I didn’t go through any of these before. Do you have any advice for those who are going through something similar?

Do let them know in the comments section below…

“Whenever you feel sad about people looking down on you, you can always reach out to your loved ones for support.”

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