As gifted adults we're very good at giving other people our time and energy. Too good sometimes. We're often afraid to ask for money for what we do because we feel the need to contribute is greater than the need for personal gain.
But how can we give when we run out of options ourselves? How can we help others if we haven't been helping ourselves?
Voluteering has many benefits, including exploring how something might be before actually commiting to it in a big way, or finding out how big organizations do what you'd like your small and developing one to do some day.
How has voluteering helped you, and how have you been able to find the balance between giving and receivng?