are you a superhero?
Studies show that when you see yourself as a superhero, you are more likely to feel motivated to share your expertise as a volunteer! So, here you are- YOU as the volunteering superhero!
The night hath not yet come; we are not quite cut off from labor by the failing light; something remains for us to do or dare;
Most volunteers have a motivator- a REASON that they volunteer
Benefits to the volunteer (health, happiness, networking), benefits to the cause, Benefits to organization, friends, and loved ones
Find out what is motivating YOU! Then you can begin to tailor your efforts toward that motivator.
Questions to consider:
plan your perfect day
Make a plan to live your 'ideal' day and live it. For instance, you might want to wake up early, have breakfast at your favorite cafe, go to the beach... It can be anything that make you feel good! Just plan your perfect day, pick the date, and live it!
take a mini vacation
Set aside 30-60 min each day to take a mini vacation. You might want to just take a nap, take a bath, go for walk. Just make sure to set aside time each day just for you and your mini vacation!
be your own big sister/brother
write a letter to yourself as an older sibling providing you advice. What would you tell yourself? What are your current goals, your future goals? What steps do you need to take to get there?
Are you a volunteer?
Answer these five questions and we will give you a shout out! Please send a link to your video or written response through email: firstname.lastname@example.org