Julian Omidi is an advocate for the health and wellbeing of people and animals. In today’s blog, Julian discusses the advantages of volunteering.
So often, we focus on the beneficial results of volunteering, which makes perfect sense. Giving ourselves to a worthwhile cause helps others in so many ways. But, have you ever considered what volunteering does for you, the volunteer? Here are just a few of the ways we all benefit from helping others:
The next time you decide to devote yourself to a cause, whether it’s picking up trash, working on a food drive, or raising money for your church, keep in mind that you are also helping yourself in countless ways. Volunteering is a truly a two-way street!
Be good to each other,
Dr. Michael Omidi is the co-founder of No More Poverty, among other charities dedicated to the welfare and wellbeing of others. Today he looks at some facts and figures related to world poverty.
The Hunger Project’s website is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn about the global poverty situation. The site offers up news and headlines about the topic, and features a “knowledge center,” where all sorts of relevant data is displayed and discussed.
People often ask what they can do to alleviate world hunger. A good start is to become informed of the facts and statistics. Only then can we begin to understand how pervasive the hunger epidemic really is.
One of the most intriguing parts of The Hunger Project website, from a physician’s point of view anyway, is the listing of statistical data regarding world hunger. Here are just a few of the highlights, each one as informative as the next.
It never hurts to educate ourselves about world poverty. That way, we’ll be better equipped to discuss the topic and educate others. We’ll also be able to effectively advocate on behalf of the world’s less fortunate people, wherever they live, and whatever their age might be.
Spend some time at The Hunger Project’s fascinating website and you’ll be doing yourself, and others, a favor.
Yours in health,