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Why We Give

What Is The 'Return' On Charity?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.23.2013 | Impact
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

When you give you receive not because it "gets" you anything but because giving of yourself is what we were all meant to do. It is the internal reward of doing something right and good, and the moment you begin to calculate what it will yield the purity of the gesture is lost.

Hair, Oil Spills, and the Science of Irrational Compassion

Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D.

Reflection requires the heart to not just give but to listen and inquire deeply. This can be the most painful part of giving.