Project Helping Blog

March 27, 2017

March means MASSIVE Impact

Volunteers made a difference in the community and on their own mental wellness this month. At the end of March, we’ll have hosted 13 volunteer experiences in two different states. Over 115 volunteers participated. Our kindfulness footprint grew through these volunteer experiences! We’re back at A Precious Child this month with TWO volunteer experiences at their warehouse […]

March 17, 2017

Total Picture of Impact

Exploring the net impact of simple, helpful gestures. I attended my first Project Helping volunteer event recently at Urban Peak. We prepped, cooked, and served breakfast to over 50 homeless youth. The impact of providing hot, nutritious meals to homeless youth is apparent to the volunteers. While we discussed the incredible feelings volunteering provided we also discovered […]

March 6, 2017

After Twelve Rounds: Standing Up to Stress

Stress is like a slow leak. I can feel it coming on. The slow heaviness starts in my chest hovering over each breath. The brain only takes a second to notice the change, to notice stress. Stress Weighs In Stress weighs in at different amounts. You could be managing it with yoga and breathing exercises and it […]

March 2, 2017

Our 250th Volunteer Event

We just hosted our 250th volunteer event!   It’s been a while since we updated you on what we’ve been up to. On Monday, February 27th, 2017, we hosted our 250th volunteer event, so it felt like the right time for a progress update. We continue to diversify our volunteer event offerings as we grow. All […]

February 10, 2017

Can Goal Setting be Contributing to Depression?

What if we stopped goal setting? From birth, we have goals in place. Goals are set for us before we can even set them for ourselves. We start school with the intention of getting from one grade to the next. The goal of Kindergarten is to get into first grade. Upon completing grade school you attend middle school followed by […]

February 3, 2017

Feeling Stuck in the New Year

Taking a break can be a good thing. Feeling stuck is almost always an uncomfortable feeling. We all have an innate need for forward movement, progression and success. After all, where would the human race be if innovation was not the mother of necessity? It is exciting to see our completed projects, our children developing, […]