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Charity

5 Reasons to Donate to Charity

How to reward yourself by giving time and money to others, from fancy cars and expensive clothes to fine dining and exotic vacations, there are many ways you can spend your hard-earned dollars. And there is nothing wrong with rewarding yourself for a job well done — but what would happen if you rewarded someone […]

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Giving is good for our health

I have a friend who has had a terrible case of lupus for nearly twenty years. She has been hospitalized many times and is constantly on medication that has horrible side effects, including cataracts. She had to quit her job as a graphic designer and now is completely supported by her husband. She can get […]

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​Happiness and the Joy of Giving

“Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”  Steve Maraboli Don’t you just love stories? Stories have power and they help us use more of our minds, imagination and creativity, helping us to discover new things about ourselves and about […]

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5 Ways Giving Is Good for You

1. Giving makes us feel happy.  A 2008 study by Harvard Business School professor Michael Norton and colleagues found that giving money to someone else lifted participants’ happiness more that spending it on themselves (despite participants’ prediction that spending on themselves would make them happier). Happiness expert Sonja Lyubomirsky, a professor of psychology at the […]

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