I Feel Good Helping People

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    There is an older man,

    a widower who lives next door to us. He has been a neighbor to my stepdad for years and years, and for my mom and me for the last year. He can be a bit grumpy sometimes but still we try and help out how we can. I go over maybe once a week for an hour or so and clean up a bit...
    morganmuffin morganmuffin
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    I do... but I only do

    so if they appreciate it. I really love helping others but sadly people take it for granted... and take me for granted.
    Miridia96 Miridia96
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2016
    poonam2427 poonam2427
    26-30, F
    Mar 24, 2016

    I hope someone will help me.

    I'm a medical student who lives in Gaza *****. I need a lot of books for my study, but they're expensive and really hard to get. The books are available in Amazon. Amazon ships to my country. If anyone would love to help me buy them can he/she message me so I can give them the...
    Salamat123 Salamat123
    26-30, F
    Feb 7, 2016

    I have this thing I don't understand about

    myself. I have my own problems and I rarely share it with anyone. But I have this habit that whenever I'm sad I try to look for depressed people and listen to them. Because when I make someone smile or help them solve their problems, I become better. I forget what made me sad...
    Liilyy Liilyy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2015


    MISS THE WHOLE POINT! Songs of Solomon 2:10 (NLT) My lover said to me, “Rise up, my darling! Come away with me, my fair one! Many Christians don't clearly understand the purpose of love relationships or marriage. Usually, the reason why God created or ordained a number of...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2016

    It's especially nice to do during Lent.

    There are many people worst off than you in your locale. Find them and offer to help! You'll surprise yourself!
    Banyousbabe Banyousbabe
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 3, 2016

    Just received my blood donor I.

    D. from American Red Cross :D Sometimes it's the little things we do that matter the most. What may not seem like much to us could be life or death for someone else...
    fairlydecentperson fairlydecentperson
    18-21, M
    Feb 23, 2016

    a Romanian lady stood in front of me in KFC she

    had 2 pounds and wanted 4 chicken wings but the woman said that's not enough I went over and paid for her both Romanian lady and the other people around looked at me with suspicion ...WHY ? I left after paying for her but didn't order for myself as I was getting dirty looks...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Jan 7, 2016

    tonight, I met a wonderful person.

    her name was Amanda and she was/is homeless. I only had 3 dollars in my wallet and she needed 10. she refused to take what I had. we talked briefly and come the end I gave her everything I could. a massive hug. I came outside again about an hour or so later and Amanda was still...
    morganmcbratney morganmcbratney
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    When i joined EP i was thinking about suicide,

    people in EP are so nice and they really cheered me up, but i met someone in EP so special he chat with me for hours almost 15 hrs and he changed my life completely. He took away my frustration and loneliness. I was able to sleep. He gave me confidence and made me smile again...
    jayaselvamoni jayaselvamoni
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 14, 2016

    I feel very good, I have had some really bad

    things happen in my life as a Kid, but now as a mom, with a good job, I realize how much my Aunt helped me, and enjoy doing it for others. I don't claim to be some saint, got quite a few bad habits! Going and volunteering is the greatest feeling !
    drkc999 drkc999
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Oct 6, 2015

    I love seeing their face light up.

    It makes me so happy. I don't like it when people take it for granted though. I notice, but I still keep helping. Just not with the same enthusiasm as before.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 26, 2016

    Humility promotes unity.

    put others before yourself
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 19, 2016

    Just wanted to say a farewell to EP,

    you have helped me so much over the past 18 months. I have given advice, and received it, and all of you on here have truly been great, thank you x
    Lonelyman1977 Lonelyman1977
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 21, 2016

    In Africa I joined LifeLine (counselling by

    phone, on line, face-to-face, and going out to crises) and over the years I helped thousands of people. It's in giving that we receive, but you sure hear a wild range of every story you could ever imagine then there are all those you never could imagine!
    Qagidi Qagidi
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 19, 2016

    Im new here guys and i really love helping,

    so if you need anything ill be here :)
    ZoeK96 ZoeK96
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    Maybe I can not change this world,

    but I'll give my best to make it little bit better.
    ReflectivMind ReflectivMind
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2016

    I feel good when I help people.

    Basically I'm a very emotional person if I see small kids or old people begging I feel very bad and for a moment I forget everything and it makes me sad and I give them some money but then I feel....OK for now satisfied but later tomorrow???? Recently I went to an orphanage...
    Reacher2436 Reacher2436
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    yes and its amazing when i see others smile

    from the assistance given to them
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    3 Responses Feb 19, 2016

    Safe place --at QuickTrip.

    Places to stay if in an emergency. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10203414668006262&set=a.1021111026906.3396.1799113393&type=3
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2016

    I absolutely feel great

    when helping the less fortunate folks or people in general. What goes around will come around to your door step. I have been so blessed beyond belief. Try it and see if it does not work for you too.
    Maryanne1969 Maryanne1969
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2015

    poem just keep holding on even

    when everything seems gone give me your hand we can help each other in the end please don't do this please don't die please don't make me say goodbye
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    2 Responses Apr 11, 2016

    For my 11, and 12 birthday I donated all the

    money and food I collected to a local food bank! I felt really good! I was on the news and radio.. I didn't do it for the screening i did it for the community.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 21, 2015

    Walking to lunch from work I met a homeless

    woman who was starving, instead of asking for money she asked for food. So I asked her what she wanted and she pointed to the McDonald's. I said I would brb and went and get her a full meal. (I felt ****** because McDonald's is terrible food and I would have liked to have gotten...
    ScarletTitania ScarletTitania
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    It's a cat again. Precisely,

    a kitten. A stray kitten near the dorm office area. It is beautiful but very skinny with poor health; one of its eyes couldn't be opened, its face is quite dirty. I think its lost its mom somewhere.. In my hand, I have some omelets rice because I just came back from the...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky
    31-35, F
    Feb 1, 2016

    When I help a person I can't explain the

    happiness that practically binds itself to me, I just absolutely love the smile the laugh and the tears that come with knowing I made a person's day
    howlergirl18 howlergirl18
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2015

    Talk about a great Karma.

    so I was at Barnes and Noble getting some books when I misplaced my wallet. when I realized I had lost my wallet I quickly had a panic attack for I had cash my check for $1000 dollars cash!!! the person who found it turn it in to the service desk. I went to look for the person...
    karyvo karyvo
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jun 14, 2015

    I absolutely love helping people.

    I have done a lot of voluntary work and I love it. It's amazing the small things which make a difference to people. This Christmas Day I am volunteering with a charity called Crisis who run services for the homesless. I am helping to provide a big Christmas lunch, company and...
    smiler2015 smiler2015
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2015
    Ttlicious1 Ttlicious1
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2016
    Atom4815 Atom4815
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jun 19, 2015
    ankyit ankyit
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Mar 17, 2016

    I'm the kind of person

    who spends most of her time helping others to keep myself from focusing on how miserable I really am.
    diamondbullets diamondbullets
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 31, 2015

    I don't know what feels better

    than being HELPFUL :)
    41-45, M
    Mar 21, 2016

    I volunteered at a hospital

    before I applied to university. It was so eye opening. It's what made me choose nursing. I got to see people at the end of their life and spend time with them in their last days, and I got the opportunity to stick around and experience the excitement of new life and families...
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2015

    honestly I do it all the time

    but I enjoy the happiness it brings me to see others smile and happy
    cephysaurus2012 cephysaurus2012
    16-17, M
    1 Response Feb 19, 2016

    I gave a homeless man some food.

    I didn't expect anything in return, didn't go around telling everyone, I just walked away feeling good.
    ButtLordSupreme ButtLordSupreme
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2016

    I love making others smile

    and feel confident in themselves. I love comforting people and helping them in their lives. I also love protecting and keeping others save. I hope to give back to the community in the future
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 16, 2016

    After worrying how I,

    who have nothing by myself, can help people, another good chance came to me just tonight. My dorm friend A don't have the keys and the dorm office already closed so she cant get her key tonight. So she's staying at friend B's room. I happened to have an extra mattress and...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2016

    I am volunteering at this camp

    for kids ages 4 to 15 with intellectual disability. I love it. it's such a good experience
    Perisisskind1212 Perisisskind1212
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    I like to show people

    that there is still good loyal faithful people in this world.
    xbossfemalex xbossfemalex
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jun 27, 2015

    Hello any woman out there

    that want to talk make friends have a laugh
    Stevewantsit Stevewantsit
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Apr 9, 2016

    Feel free to message me

    if you need help with anything , I promise I'll listen.
    OliCom OliCom
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    today a young man asked me

    if I could help change his flat tire. I was happy to help because he didn't know how to change tires out and so I not only helped change it, but I shared my knowledge with him.:)
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    I support the non profit organization Stand

    for the Silent. It is a national anti-bullying initiative started by the wonderful parents of a young boy who committed suicide because of bullying. He was 11 years old. My heart breaks for these kids. I want them to know life gets better. There is hope. I wish I could do more.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 31, 2016

    If any of you guys would like to share writing

    or have school papers proof read then I'd be more than happy to help! :)
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jan 31, 2016

    few I've finished work

    and helped a damsel in destress in the car park change her flat car tyre. :-)
    mjlay83 mjlay83
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 28, 2015

    I want to be the reason someone still believes

    there's good people out there who care.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jun 26, 2015

    Well...yes and no. Sometimes it makes you feel

    like a hypocrite: helping someone when you're just as ****** up, trying to be an optimist when you're really a pessimist, feeling on top of the world one day and completely empty the next but never letting it show. "Things get better" they say; in the short term they do but...
    emoghost833 emoghost833
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2016

    all I ever do is try to help people

    yet I can't help myself because I'm a mess and can't control my emotions or feelings ?? But making people happy makes me happy so that's good enough I guess
    LauraLovelyMarino LauraLovelyMarino
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2016

    I just helped somebody.

    Uhm.. actually not people. They're cats. Stray cats in my dorm area. I just came back from the canteen bought a chicken dish and sardines for my lunch and dinner. Then at the lobby I saw an acquaintance relaxing with the two cats. When I stopped and stared at the cats, they...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jan 30, 2016

    i know how it feels when one is having nothing

    or he or she is not able to afford anything ..........giving is the best communication........
    yoofie yoofie
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 25, 2016

    helping people make me feel happier

    and more conscious more confident and quiet. I'm proving to myself how good it is to take care of the others just to be nice with no others intentions
    lyllou30 lyllou30
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2016

    God put us on this planet to help each other .

    So that's what I do and I love how it feels doing so .
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    3 Responses Feb 8, 2016

    I held a door open for an old lady at the

    doctors, it was a simple and polite thing to do but, the way she looked up and smiled at me was really special, it was like she had never had this happen to her, she was so grateful for a small thing and I'm glad to have made her day
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 22, 2015
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