On Helping Others…

“Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping” – Fred Rogers

Originally this post was written about volunteering, but it seemed pertinent to repost this again in light of recent news events.

At the time of posting, I had been in a debate with a friend, where we questioned what makes us humans altruistic.

This led me to ask – is altruism is something innate in us? Are we are programmed to help others as a natural consequence of being alive? Or is it, that in order to function in a civil society, that we have learnt to help others? Continue reading “On Helping Others…”

#61 Became a Bird Rescuer

To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task- Sophocles

Today I was sick. Ill, poorly, crook, rotten, under the weather – so I took a day working from home. (Sadly I can’t afford the luxury of an actual sick day at the moment, as I’m still on my probation period at my new job, so therefore would have to take unpaid leave). Continue reading “#61 Became a Bird Rescuer”

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