Paper: A Time off from the Pressures of Student Life

Then | quickly distributed candy to calm them down. For a while, | was dealing with kids who needed care and others to entertain them. As | get used to their manners, | began to feel more like a friend to them. A veteran from WWII told me the hardship he had to face against the Germanys. Due to the tests | had in school on that Friday, | was going to collapse. | honestly didnit want to volunteer that Friday, 4 hours of sleep really got me. But the encouragement from the veteran and the story he told me about facing the enemy, | told myself to have no fear and continue to study to achieve my goal. Another lady showed me some of her fine arts that she painted during her early age. The realistic characters and objects attracted me. Every little character was carefully drawn, as if popping out like 3-D objects. She taught me to be patient, not only at art but also in life and school. Patience is the key to success, which lead to a good future. | can be familiar with different knowledge which acquire only if | volunteering at the care center and by talking to the elders. Not so long did | get to know most of the elders and nurses around the building. It is much easier after 1 month of trying and error of taking and experiencing with them. When | play bingo with them, | would be a very talkative person if John were around whom likes to communicate a lot. On the other hand, | would be a quiet person when everyone is silent. After the few hours of working, | can feel a new person. Its always been this way since the day | started it. Not only volunteering at the care center makes the elders happy, but also | can experience different situations and how to manage them. There are many things | dont know about in the world. By working at the care center, elders who had encountered enough difficulty can tell me that about the things | need to improve. The most important is that | can feel a new me after the few hours of volunteering. Suddenly all my stress is gone....