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One Good Deed

Making a Difference: The World of Giving - Remembering 9/11

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Twelve years ago we were hurt, wounded, scared and maybe even downtrodden, but we were never defeated.

Why I'm Resolute Against Resolutions

Erin McHugh | Posted 03.04.2013 | Fifty
Erin McHugh

A few words about resolutions. I'm suspicious of them. I put them in the same category as diets: in the main, they're doomed from the start, complete with a hefty chaser of guilt and self-recrimination.

Why I Vowed Never To Pass By One Of These Again

Erin McHugh | Posted 12.10.2012 | Fifty
Erin McHugh

Never pass a lemonade stand. It's one of my favorite things to do for a few reasons. Kids get so excited every time you stop that they sort of wiggle around with excitement, tell you the wrong price, and thank you profusely. How many times do you run across that in your daily transactions?

How 365 Days Of Good Deeds Changed My Life

Erin McHugh | Posted 11.21.2012 | Fifty
Erin McHugh

We got a saint in our family. ... I thought, you know, I could be doing just a little bit better. Be a little nicer. Count to ten. Go out of my way once in a while. What, I wondered, would it be like if I tried to do a good deed -- even something tiny -- for a whole year?