posted by: LIT First Aid on: May 13, 2019

It’s easy to complain about the world around us, but here’s the thing: we’re all apart of it! The world isn’t something that we get to look at objectively, from the outside. We have just as much an influence on how the world is as anybody else. If we want to push the world in the right direction, then we need to do the right thing, which means being a good citizen. But what does that look like, exactly? We take a look at a couple of actions below.

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Uphold standards

If a community is going to be the best that it can be, then it needs to have high standards, and something to aim for. This is where you can come in. Make sure that you’re upholding the standards of the town, that you’re following the rules, and all-around functioning as a good role model.

Give back

There’s little use in waiting for someone else to fix a problem in your town. If someone has to do it, why not make that person you? There’ll be a million and one ways to volunteer in your town and surrounding area. Get together a few friends and give back to the place that has given you so much. It’s always good to keep in mind that communities need engaged citizens to be at their best. By actively choosing to get involved, you’ll be on your way to doing your part.

The more a person contributes, the more they bring to the community. One of the most effective ways to give back is to know CPR and other life-saving skills. If those skills are ever needed, you’ll be on hand to help. You can learn the basics of CPR and other skills by studying for a course with LIT Lifeguard First Aid & Lifeguard Training.

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