Category Archives: Giving Back

What are you worth?

I don’t mean monetarily, or the stuff you own. I mean, what are you worth in terms of the value you bring to others. Yes I know it’s hard to measure so here is a way to keep track. You … Continue reading

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Giving thanks

Canadian and American Thanksgiving are very much the same even though they are weeks apart and are celebrated in different countries.  The similarity is giving thanks for a bountiful harvest.  At any time of the year there is something we … Continue reading

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More of the sameĀ 

Give more, get more. I know. That’s been said and written about since the fur trade!  Let’s give the phrase a visual reference. Think of this like an upward spiral. If you want more positivity in your life then be … Continue reading

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Do something good today!

Here’s a suggestion. If someone representing a business you’re dealing with, from the person taking your order at the drive through to a service person fixing some sort of problem for you, and they do something that impresses you, go … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

The time you spend with your family and friends today will be the greatest gift you can give! And it doesn’t cost a thing.

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Living your dash

Full credit to Tim Miles from his Daily Blur blog on this ‘make you stop and wonder’ moment. You know that little dash between your year of birth and death (xxxx – yyyy)? Are you living your dash? Are you … Continue reading

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A new way to give

I believe the general term is called crowd funding. I like the concept because the donations are generally given to an individual or family, not to a large non-profit organization. Yes there is the possibility of abuse and deceit. I … Continue reading

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Pay a little more

Amazing things happen when you agree to a price for a service and because the provider did such a good job you pay a little more than the agreed price. Try it. It’s worth it just in the feeling you … Continue reading

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An easy way to be more helpful to others

Want to do more good more often? Then imagine yourself as a lighthouse. Become a virtual lighthouse with a working beacon. This way you’ll always be there to prevent others from crashing into the rocks.

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