Can I help you? :-)


In an interview, when I’m asked, “Why do you like working in retail?” I usually say, “I really like helping people.” That’s not bull. Truly, honestly, I do like helping people. It’s pretty hard to make that sound genuine,   though. It almost sounds like the stereotypical beauty pageant cliché: “I wish for world peace!”

This morning, I was talking with a family member about growing up and doing things in our church. That’s when it hit me. I’ve been volunteering for helpful roles since I was 10! I volunteered for the Lion’s Club glass drives once a month. In church, I was in the choir, bell choir, a junior deacon, an acolyte, and I served coffee at the monthly Donut Sunday.

What drives a child to  do as much as possible at the same time??? I don’t know. I guess it’s my personality. For the past 20 years, it has slowed down because of my Fibro and CFS. But, things are changing.

That’s why I love coaching. I’m able to help so many more people than I could before.  I had someone to help me and now I want to pay it forward.

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