Late Dr. Gene Sharp was someone who made a meaningful contribution to numerous people’s lives. He articulated and advanced the cause of non-violence for change in his academic and professional career that spanned more than six decades. His books and writings influenced numerous anti-government resistance movements around the world
A 2008 Harvard study found that giving money to someone else instead of spending it on ourselves lifted participants’ happiness. Sonja Lyubomirsky, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside observed similar outcomes when she asked people to perform five acts of kindness each week for six weeks.