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Big Presents in Little Packages: How To Give The Ones You Love A Gift They Will Love

Linda Gray Sexton | Posted 12.05.2016 | Parents
Linda Gray Sexton

Does every important present come in a big package? As the holiday season approaches, most of us are looking for the ultimate gift, ready to give what...

7 Things To Know About Donating To A Food Bank

Jill Robbins | Posted 12.05.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

Can I tell you a secret? I've used a food bank. I was a single working mom. My daughter was young and I was struggling to make ends meet.

Breaking through the Doorbusting

Aaron Sherinian | Posted 11.28.2016 | Impact
Aaron Sherinian

The Thanksgiving turkey was not the heaviest thing to enter my house this holiday. The annual packet of doorbuster/Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale ad...

The Guide to Giving: Give This Holiday & Your Gift is a Clutter Free Home

Laura McHolm | Posted 11.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

'Tis the season of gratitude, giving and of course: decorating, parties, feasts, shopping and more. But before you go down your merry merry to do list...

Inside Out

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Samie Al-Achrafi

Everything in life begins with connection. In each moment, we are choosing to join or separate - to connect or disconnect - and the person to whom we'...

Reflections from the C-Suite: Giving to Others as a Successful Business Strategy - An Interview with Serial Entrepreneur Eli Fathi

Craig Dowden | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Craig Dowden

The notion of giving to others may seem counterintuitive as a business strategy, especially when you look at media portrayals of success. However, Ada...

How We Defend Against Death (From Ebenezer Scrooge To Eleanor Roosevelt)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.

The Unexpected Moments That Touch Your Heart: The Most Memorable Part of My Vacation to Greece

Perla Ni | Posted 10.14.2016 | Impact
Perla Ni

The air was acrid from the smoke of burned garbage. The neighborhood, 30 minutes outside of Athens, was industrial with large factories. The elementary school was surrounded by small, make-shift houses with garbage piled up around them. Small classrooms with bars on its windows surrounded the schoolyard.

Always A Giver, Never A Taker?

Melissa Heisler | Posted 09.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

Recently I wrote about living for yourself vs. living for others. A lot of people contacted me about how difficult this was for them. Some said being ...

A LESSON FROM MY DOG: Are You a Taker or a Receiver?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Gracious acceptance is an art -- an art which most never bother to cultivate. We think that we have to learn how to give, but we forget about accepti...

Is It Better To Give Or Receive A Gift?

Nadya Khoja | Posted 08.29.2016 | Science
Nadya Khoja

Gift exchanges are a cultural icon that can be traced back as far as the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia. Ancient literature describes a Gilgamesh, a hero, giving gifts to peasants as a display of strength.

Giving Back

David Ahearn | Posted 08.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David Ahearn

The spirit of giving back is at the very essence of a successful life. It is the heritage of our deepest dreams and desires to succeed to such a leve...

Entrepreneurs: How to Avoid Screwing Up Your Most Vital Relationships

Harry Red | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Harry Red

Entrepreneurs will go to extraordinary lengths to connect with people who can help them -- potential investors, mentors, partners, employees, customers -- and then permanently damage these relationships with unnecessary mistakes.

Mrs.Jerry Emmett-A Woman To Emulate

Debra L. Morrison | Posted 07.28.2016 | Women
Debra L. Morrison

I want to champion women giving attention to themselves; caring for themselves. Caring for their health, their money and investing in themselves.

What Happens When The Light Goes Out?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.12.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

It is my mother's story and reflections about that keep my doubts away. I try my best to use her rich and blessed life to encourage others to balance their lot in life against their blessings, however many obstacles they face.

Do You Know Who Your True Friends Are? Ask Yourself 3 Questions

Donna Labermeier | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Sometimes you have to find out who your real friends are the hard way. It's an unpleasant experience to go through; it's a hurtful experience, but an ...

3 Proven Actions To Having More Joy And Happiness In Your Life

Karin Volo | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Karin Volo

When you consistently practice these three actions of Gratitude, Growth, and Giving, you will notice how it brings more energy and vibrancy to your own life. Play around and experiment with this for a week and see how it makes a difference, not only in your life but also those around you.

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Jennifer Love | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, "Success in business is all about mak...

There's a Day for Everything Now

Geoff Livingston | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact
Geoff Livingston

Overcoming the noise-inspired doldrums -- what I call the Fundraising Wall -- becomes a central challenge for the capable online fundraiser competing in a crowded market.

9 Tips for High Net-worth Individuals to Maximize Their Philanthropy

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.12.2016 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Part One: Creating Your Own Strategic Giving Process Starting a successful charitable organization relies on the success of one simple action: raisin...

5 Reasons to take an Impact Cruise

Liz Cleland | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Liz Cleland

When I first started hearing about an Impact Cruise I was very interested to learn more. Combining the humanitarianism and giving back spirit with a v...

The Healing Arts Initiative Scandal Shows The Need For Effective Altruism

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 06.06.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

The Healing Arts Initiative is a nonprofit that brings concerts and theatrical performances to hundreds of thousands of disabled, elderly, and poor people each year.

Millennials and Philanthropy: 9 Insights for Causes, Employers, and Marketers

Brady Josephson | Posted 05.24.2016 | Impact
Brady Josephson

I've been thinking and researching a lot about Millennials lately. I was on the Tech4Cause podcast with Maher Arar from CauseSquare talking as a Mille...

How Can We Help?

Grace de Rond | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

By deliberately choosing to express love instead of fear every moment, we'll attract people who are doing the same, which will cause a momentum. By making our love unconditional, with all people under all circumstances at all times, we'll transform our world.

Four Ways to Create a Giver Culture at Work

Great Work Cultures | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Great Work Cultures

Image credit: Trifon Kolev Imagine coming to work each morning feeling cared for and supported as a professional—and as a human being. When you nee...