Recently I have been packing in preparation for a move and have found myself looking at old journals I wrote in. It’s been strange reading things from over five years ago and noticing how much has changed but also how much has stayed the same.
The main similarity is that I still find myself caught in my own thoughts, sometimes neglecting to take action in the process. I have these strong values that I want to do something with, but I get paralyzed.
The saying goes that we help ourselves by helping each other. This is certainly something I have experienced to be true, especially during those all-too-frequent moments when I find myself focusing too much on me, me, me. In honour of National Volunteer Week in Canada, here are a few tips to help you find a fulfilling way to lend a hand as an introvert.