Get Involved! Finding the Right Fit for You
By Lauren, age 19, California
Sweet Advice Featured Columnist
You keep hearing about getting involved, but you just don't know what to join? Are you unsure of what is really out there or how to go about it? Need some ideas? Well, that's okay. I am here to help you find the direction to take.
First, take a quick at yourself and figure out what your interests and goals in life are. Or is there something you might want to try out? Are you a future nurse? Are you a police officer in the making? What about a vet? Everyone has their special love.
Now that you have looked at yourself take a look around you. You may be thinking, Well, my school doesn't have anything that I like, so now what do I do? Don't fret, there are still ways to get involved. Take out a phonebook and look up your area of interest. Or use a city activity book, if your city or area has one.
From there join something, anything. Just get out and find something to try out and experience.
Here is a list of ideas for you to check out:
Make Your Own Band
Activities / ClubsWrite for Sweet Designs Magazine
Church Youth Group
Self Defense Classes
Become a Big Brother / Big Sister, or even a little brother or sister