365 Ways to Live Generously: Simple Habits for a Life That's Good for You and for Others

365 Ways to Live Generously: Simple Habits for a Life That's Good for You and for Others

by Sharon Lipinski

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Overview

"Sharon Lipinski highlights a path to greater personal and professional success."—Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take

Create Your Best Life through Generosity

The only thing standing between you and the life you want are your habits. 365 Ways to Live Generously features lessons each day that focus on one of the seven generosity habits:

  • Physical health
  • Mindfulness
  • Relationships
  • Connecting with yourself
  • Gratitude
  • Simplicity
  • Philanthropy

Each habit appears once a week, giving you a year to practice and make them all a part of your daily life. Learn why the habits are important, discover tips based on the latest research about making positive change, and explore simple exercises for building new routines. Improve yourself and make a difference in the world with journaling prompts and generous acts. Using this inspiring book, you'll develop the habits needed to create a life that's good for you and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738751313
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 01/08/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 480
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Sharon Lipinski (Loveland, CO) is the founder of the non-profit Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, which helps people make small donations that make a big impact by pooling their small donations with the donations of other people who care about the same cause. She also maintains the largest repository of information documenting the tools, strategies, and accomplishments of some of America’s eight hundred charitable giving circles. Visit her online at www.SharonLipinski.com.


Sharon Lipinski (Loveland, CO) is the founder of the non-profit Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles, which helps people make small donations that make a big impact by pooling their small donations with the donations of other people who care about the same cause. She also maintains the largest repository of information documenting the tools, strategies, and accomplishments of some of America’s eight hundred charitable giving circles. Visit her online at www.SharonLipinski.com.

Table of Contents

Partial Table of Contents

Introduction    32

Week 1: Taking the First Step; Benefits of Mindfulness; Boundaries; Boundaries Pt 2; Function of Gratitude; Value of Simplicity; Role of Philanthropy

Week 2: Thoughtless Habits; What is Mindfulness?; What’s Your Impact?; In Control; Undeserved Gifts; Short life in a very old world; Month 1 Giving Challenge- Homelessness

Week 3: Triggers; Limits of Mindfulness; Loving Requires Giving; A Feeling Of Belonging; Ask A Better Question; Importance of Nature; Money Vs. Time

Week 4: Plan for Success by Planning for Failure; Raisin Meditation; Introverts Vs Extroverts; Self Confidence; Who inspires you?; The Necessity Drawer; Giving Time

Week 5: Use Rewards; Wash A Bowl; Tools For Introverts; What Is Happiness; A Cure for Affluenza; More Money; Giving Money

Week 6: Variety is the Spice of Life; Loving Kindness Meditation; Shyness; Your Eulogy; Memory Stacking; Curate Your Time; Month 2 Giving Challenge- Seniors

Week 7: The 4 Steps To Creating A Habit; Meditating With Kids; The Definition of Connection; Perseverance; Thank You Spree; Where Do You Live?; No Such Thing As A Small Donation

Week 8: How Long It Takes To Make A Habit; Simple Breathing Meditation; The Benefits of Connecting; Fake It Until You Become It; Gratitude With Kids; The Linen Closet; Be like Batman

Week 9: The Family Doesn't Want to Change Pt 1; The Meditation Habit; The Risks Of Not Connecting; Negative Self Talk; Simple Pleasures; Money Can Buy Happiness; It's Working!

Week 10: The Family Doesn't Want to Change Pt 2; A Successful Meditation; The Definition of Selfish; I love you!; Everything Is A Miracle; Your Brain Is For Processing; Month 3 Giving Challenge- Pets

Week 11: One Habit At A Time; Where should you meditate; Good For You And Good For Others; Forgive Yourself Step 1; Gratitude Letter; Discover Something Unusual; How much should I donate?

Week 12: What Are You Eating?; 3 Skills Of Meditation; Giving at Work; Forgive Yourself Step 2; Whose shoulders are you standing on?; Your Clothes Closet; Your Donation Rules

Week 13: My Favorite Food Advice; Meditation Eases Physical Pain; Pay Attention; Forgive Yourself Step 3; Good Morning; The Advertising Affliction; How to Say No

Week 14: Health Vs Weight; Excuses; Enlist Support; Feeling Important; Good Night; No Dinging; Month 4 Giving Challenge - Environment

Week 15: Food Doesn't Fix That; Meditation Improves Focus; Celebrate Their Success; The Desired Things; Gratitude Stroll; Don't just do something. Sit there.; Giving With Kids Guiding Principles

Week 16: To Cook or Not to Cook?; Greeting Yourself With Friendliness; Takers; Let Your Light Shine; What do you have?; Purse or Wallet; Giving With Kids In Practice

Week 17: The Essential Pantry; Prayer Vs Meditation; Matching Giving and Taking; Shit Happens; Unhistoric Acts; Your Brain On Scarcity; Charity Research Level

Week 18: Picky Eaters; Different Types of Meditation; Checking In; Repetition; Things You Don’t Have to Worry About; Daily Routine; Month 5 Giving Challenge- Education

Week 19: Willpower Will Fail; Pain Journal; Appreciate; Pamper Yourself; Anonymous kindness; Take a walk; Charity Research- Level 2

Week 20: What's Stopping You; Physical Pain Meditation; Powerful Body Language; Feedback Loops; Mothers; Papers; Charity Research Level

 

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