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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Event

Volunteering is awesome for your mental health and for your community as a whole! Do you know you want to start volunteering more regularly, but don’t know where to start? If that is the case, then this post is for you! Here are 5 things to consider when choosing a volunteer event:   1. Day … Continue reading 5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Event

Little Feet, Big Hearts: Volunteering with Little Kids

Volunteering can be very beneficial to your mental health and is a great way to give back to the community. In this earlier post, we talked about the benefits of volunteering as a family. These include quality family time, teachings kids to be kind, and helping kids build self worth. However, a recent post from … Continue reading Little Feet, Big Hearts: Volunteering with Little Kids

Perks of the Green Shirt: My Favorite Things About Being a Kynd Leader

If you’ve been to a Project Helping volunteer event, you’re probably familiar with the bright green Kynd Leader shirts. These let you know that you’re in the right place. As a back up Kynd Leader, I’m the person wearing that green shirt. Here are my top 7 favorite things about being a Kynd Leader. Hopefully, … Continue reading Perks of the Green Shirt: My Favorite Things About Being a Kynd Leader

Being Kind on Social Media

The internet gets a bad rep as a place full of negativity, trolls, and people looking to bash others. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Every time you log on, you have the power to impact other people from all over the country. It’s time to bring kindness onto the internet in order … Continue reading Being Kind on Social Media

Little Shoes for Little Feet: Volunteer at Clothes to Kids of Denver

Clothes to Kids of Denver is a donation-based boutique that seeks to provide quality clothing to low-income and at-risk youth. Many low-income kids do not have proper clothing for the winter months or their clothes don’t fit right. This can hurt their education by lowering their self esteem or lead to bullying. Clothes to Kids … Continue reading Little Shoes for Little Feet: Volunteer at Clothes to Kids of Denver

My Top 5 Favorite Places to Volunteer

Hi there! My name is Sophie. I was an intern at Project Helping this past summer. As an intern, I got to experience a lot of the amazing events that Project Helping organizes. Now, I’m looking back to recall my top 5 favorites places to volunteer. It is pretty hard to go wrong with volunteer … Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Places to Volunteer

How Loneliness is Affecting Communities

Correlation of Loneliness and Depression within Communities Aging can often attribute to loneliness. We lose the elasticity within our skin, and the joints between our bones start becoming strained. Physical changes followed by mental and emotional changes. According to the Behavior Health Trends in 2014, individuals ages 50 and older have maintained the highest percentage of having … Continue reading How Loneliness is Affecting Communities

What Three Things Do You Need to Live a Good Life?

What do you need to live a good life? First, you need a purpose. What do I mean by purpose? In some cases it means a job. Why? Because you need money. No, money doesn’t buy you happiness, but it can help get you some necessities (food, clothes, possibly a roof over your head). In … Continue reading What Three Things Do You Need to Live a Good Life?

Learning Self-Compassion

5 Easy Ways to Cultivate Self-Compassion Every Day Modern life is filled with pressure to succeed and achieve. Often, we confuse being the best version of ourselves with being “the best”. This mentality creates an environment that leads to extreme anger at ourselves when things don’t turn out the way we planned. In those moments, … Continue reading Learning Self-Compassion

Mental Illness vs Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness is a luxury. The Hilarious World of Depression featured Reggie Osse. Reggie Osse was a lawyer in the the hip-hop scene, a podcast host, an editor, and someone who battled depression. During this podcast episode, Reggie says “mental illness is a stigma, but mental wellness is a luxury.” Having to face a mental … Continue reading Mental Illness vs Mental Wellness

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