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Doing Something for Others is Great Free Therapy

June 10th, 2007 at 08:42 pm

I definitely find that when I am feeling tired, down, frustrated etc., doing something for someone else is a great mood booster. I have a neighbor who is undergoing chemo for cancer. I asked recently if there was anything that I could do. She knows that I bake and enjoy baking so after first saying no, she said she would actually enjoy some cookies. She said sometimes when she is feeling really sick she craves sugar cookies - her favorite. So, today I had some time and I baked her a batch of sugar cookies. I also made some chocolate chip cookies - some for home and some for her kids. I figured this way her kids would not eat her cookies.

4 Responses to “Doing Something for Others is Great Free Therapy”

  1. boomeyers Says:

    Wow! We used to have something called FRAK, frugal random acts of kindness. You did it! Smile Way to go!
    Cookies are a great cure for most things!

  2. fern Says:

    That was really nice of you. Glad you're feeling better.

  3. fairy74 Says:

    Good going! That was very nice of you Smile

  4. pretty cheap jewelry Says:

    Yes, I found also this to be true. Service to others is one of the answers to the age old question: "Why are we here?".

    Please pick your cause everyone - the environment, elderly, sick, children, ?

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