It is not a secret that one of the best ways to help yourself is by helping others. That smile you see on another person’s face when you help them solve problems and achieve success is absolutely priceless; it is one of the greatest sources of happiness. Even better, you can assume the role of community counselor or counselor at school and instantly have the ability to touch more people’s lives. A career in counseling can be very rewarding; it is also an easy one to get into thanks to online counseling degrees from top names such as Wake Forest University. When working as a community counselor, for example, you are helping others get to the root of their problems. In doing so, you will also be learning so much your yourself and the problems you face.
Be sure to read the complete infographic, A Counselor’s Typical Day by Wake Forest, to find out just how rewarding a career in counseling can be.
Maggie Hammond is a retired nurse and freelance writer, exploring and writing in the U.S. in retirement. An advocate for public health and nursing qualifications, she feels passionate about raising awareness of the current strain on public health organisations.