I watched this video today and it made me quite emotional and I involuntarily started crying in the middle of it. We’ve all been through times when we want to give a certain percentage of our income towards charity, but we can’t because we have some more pressing
> “The true Christmas spirit is putting other’s happiness before our own, and finding you’ve never known such happiness.” — Toni Sorenson Giving with noble intentions is the hallmark of humanity. This holiday season, instead of giving for the sake of getting, let’s give for the joy of giving.
One of the best and noblest things we can do this holiday season is to give to others freely and openly. Now is a good time to get yourself out of the ego trap, to dissolve all self-consciousness, and instead focus on kindness, benevolence, and generosity. You must choose a
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.