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Philanthropy benefits all, including the giver

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” -Gandhi Last Sunday was National Philanthropy Day. This day that is set aside each year to celebrate the impact philanthropy has in our country is one of my favorites. Officially, philanthropy includes the “giving” of one’s time, money, knowledge, or talent […]

Mother’s Day 2020: Celebrating with woman-owned businesses

Here are some small, women-owned businesses you may choose to support this Mother’s Day, and the ways they are responding to COVID19.

How We Can Invest In Others

Investing in others is a great way to share our knowledge and experiences. “Whether you’re acting as a mentor, a parent, or a well-meaning spouse, you hope to exert a positive influence and assist someone in reaching their goals. What’s the best way to do this? (Greater Good)” Mentorship, leadership, management, networking, and vulnerable conversations can be great ways to invest in the success of others.

Holiday Gift Ideas

Where has 2019 gone?!?! If you haven’t already started your holiday shopping, now is the time. We are just ahead of the Black Friday masses, but of course, always have the option of ordering many of our gifts from the comfort of our stretchy pants.

Gratitude: Good for Mind and Body

Expressing gratitude consistently in your life increases your positive emotions and has effects on your overall health and relationships. An article from Berkeley refers to gratitude as social emotion, used to connect with those around us.