Each year, more than 60 million Americans give nearly 8 billion hours of their time to volunteer causes. It's an impressive number, but were you a part of that effort? If not, perhaps it's time to consider how you can help.
Volunteers are also... (Read More)
Get your smile on! Did you know that the simple act of smiling can have some powerful health benefits? Numerous studies have shown that smiling releases endorphins, natural painkillers, and serotonin. These three neurotransmitters make us feel... (Read More)
If the pandemic taught us anything, it's that life is precarious and too short at times. We all could benefit from leaning into joy — and sharing it with others.
One of the easiest things you can do to spread joy is to send a quick text or... (Read More)
At work, are you someone known for your kindness? Consider the colleague or friend who is always willing to lend a hand or listen. Or the one who tries to help you succeed in your endeavors. Someone who remembers your birthday. Someone who likes to... (Read More)
Do you believe that your skills, intelligence and abilities can be developed over time? Or do you believe that your talents are mostly fixed, meaning that if you're not really good at something now, you probably won't ever be great at it? These... (Read More)
How much does it cost to be someone's friend? Nothing, right? Of course, there are the easy friendships where you do not have to do much. You can simply enjoy being in each other's company. You don't have to have any big plans; you don't have to... (Read More)
Is taking care of yourself near the bottom of an ever-expanding to-do list? Perhaps you're just really busy. Or maybe you feel guilty about doing things just for yourself. It's important to realize that there's nothing selfish about investing in... (Read More)
The message to buy, buy, buy is everywhere. In today's world, it's increasingly easy to fall prey to the mentality that more is better. Every holiday or special occasion, the media and advertisements encourage us to consume. Although "things" are... (Read More)
Why do so many people love greeting cards? Perhaps because they are physical reminders of thoughtfulness. A simple piece of card stock can tell someone you love them, you wish them well and that you are thinking of them. It’s really amazing what a... (Read More)