Reconnecting with Your Inner Spirit was originally published in Today’s Florida Women Volume II Issue IX
Working on reconnecting with your inner spirit? Set a goal of expanding your horizon with positive actions. Your goal is to do, give or help in your community. Yes, you do have the time and can make a difference. Below is a list of simple activities that would mean so much to others and reward your soul.
- Go through your book collection and separate out those that can be donated and bring them to your local library.
- Adopt a street and set aside one hour a month to clean up the side of a roadway.
- Volunteer to be a baby cuddler at your local hospital’s baby unit.
- Collect your gently read magazines and donate them to an elder care center.
- Buy Girl Scout Cookies and bring them to a hospice house.
- Donate something to AnySoldier.com
- Sort through your assortment of stuffed animals and machine wash those to donate and bring to a dog adoption shelter.
- Start a walking club, keep attendance, give points and prizes for attendance, charge dues and have a big fundraiser once a year for charity.
- Scour your cupboard for non-perishable food to donate and ask your neighbors to do the same; collect it all and deliver it to a nearby food pantry.
- Initiate a book club to meet in your home; invite your friends and ask each one to bring one other person.
- Collect baby clothes and bring them to a home for unwed mothers.
- Buy a gigantic package of napkins and paper plates and donate them to a child care center.
R- Rally Support For Your Causes
I- Initiate Activities that are Win-Win
S- Service Others Without Seeking Reward
E- Embrace Those That You Impact
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