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SHARING: A tool for Gratitude

I gave space to someone to share their feelings and feel relieved. As talking to someone and listening their problems can be helpful to both

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As I'm a social activity enthusiast, I, usually go to different places where societal problems exist and tries to find the solution for those problems.

During one of my such visits at Krishnadham Senior Living Home,  Ahmedabad, I met many old people living over there. These old people are the ones who dedicated their whole life for their children but now when they need help and support no one will be there, so I decided to go there and converse with them. Then I began my conversation with them one after another. In the outset of our conversation, we were a bit uncomfortable to talk to each other as we were strangers to each other but as we continued, slowly a comfort zone ( I can say, their trust on me) was created. And they started sharing many of their happy and sad stories i.e. their success and failure in different situations. This conversation helped them cherish their life once again. A bright smile that they wear when someone comes to hear them is very precious.

The experiences that they shared were not only helpful to them, to feel like someone cares for them but also, indirectly they helped me a lot in solving many of my problems and to overcome some dilemmas that I faced.



What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

According to me, allowing someone to share their feelings and experiences with us in our busy schedules will be helpful to both. So, sharing can be an important tool for both expressing and experiencing gratitude.

Tell us about yourself

Currently, I'm pursuing Chemical Engineering from L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad. I'm a social activity enthusiast who wants to help the needy people.

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