I Felt That Life Would Be More Fulfilling if I Helped Other People

I wanted to change my life badly, but I wasn’t sure what to do for awhile. I took some time to really think about it and research my options, and then I suddenly knew that I wanted to go overseas to help starving children. To do so, I joined a non-profit group that works with kids overseas. I put all of my belongings into self storage in Toronto and then gave up my apartment. I gave my car to my little brother because he needed one badly. After one last Sunday night dinner with my family, I went to sleep soundly and woke up the next morning for my flight that was headed to Suriname. My whole life was about to change for the better. I’m not a selfish person. However, I had realized that I hadn’t done much to help others. Work and my own daily life got in the way of that. You have to think about cutting back so that you have more time to give more freely to others. I had not been doing that. Continue reading