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The Impact of Generosity

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 09.06.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

If we want love, then we must give love; if we want peace, then we must give peace; if we want prosperity, then we must give prosperity to help others gain prosperity.

The Top 10 Signs You Might Be a Taker

Adam Grant | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

Evidence shows that we think we're superior to others in every domain: We believe we're smarter, more attractive, more likable, and more skilled at a wide range of tasks, from math to leadership. For a long time, I hoped these narcissistic tendencies wouldn't extend to the domain of giving and helping. I was wrong.

The Surprising Thing About People That Shouldn't Be Surprising

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

In my experience, every time there's a tragedy, or even a just calamity, people almost always come forth in a generous and caring way. Systems may fail, but when people have the opportunity to help, they almost always do it. So why are we always surprised?

What A Shy Waitress Taught Me About Generosity

Posted 11.05.2013 | OWN

It really is the thought that counts. Novelist Marilynne Robinson recalls an old man's bird, a handful of change -- and what they taught her about...

Joy Secret Number 11: Cheerful Enthusiasm

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

It's Always Sunny Above the Clouds! We had just taken off from some airport in the U.S. on a particularly stormy day -- it was bumpy and rough and a...

The Gifts of Giving

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The greatest strength that we possess does not come from money, from fame, from influence, from glory, or from any of the trappings of power that most of us spend vast amounts of time and energy pursuing.

Bringing the Power of Advertising to Giving Back

Rachael Chong | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Jenifer Willig knows a thing or two about what motivates consumers and companies. She made a career engaging consumers through advertising for nearly ...

'Please Love Me'

Tara Brach | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Whether grieving the loss of our own life, or another's, we each have the capacity to see past the veils of separation. If our hearts are willing, grieving becomes the gateway to loving awareness, the entry into our own awakened nature.

Joy Secret Number Five: Generosity

Amanda Gore | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Generosity, or the lack of it, plays a huge role in every area of our lives, yet we rarely openly discuss it or explore it -- or teach it specifically to our children!

The Benefits Of Generosity: What You Can Gain From Giving

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Generosity is no longer the selfless act we've long thought it to be. Studies now suggest that one of the biggest benefactors of generosity is the person who is dishing it out.

Forgetting God, Afghanistan, and Generosity

Wayne Muller | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Wayne Muller

This is the story omitted in Tampa, in Charlotte. However far we stray from any perfect union, there is something true that must be counted. Our generosity, however inadequate, is the best of who we are.

The Power of Generosity and Anonymous Giving

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Generosity accelerates the free flow of everything positive in your life. The secret is to be generous, whatever your net worth.

Chimps Shed Selfish Title

Posted 10.11.2011 | Green

Chimpanzees may be more generous than we thought. Chimps spontaneously displaying empathy by consoling each other after fights and sharing food ha...