Episode 95: I Am Becoming More Generous
Want to be a more generous person? This is exactly how you do it. Yes, it's named like a salad at a fancy vegan cafe, but that doesn't mean it isn't true! Find the feeling that leads you to generosity and walk alongside it for a very long time.
Being kind to someone who is having a really horrible day.
Paying for the meal of the person behind you in line.
Supporting your friends by showing up.
Boxing up your leftovers and giving them to someone who needs them.
Telling the people we love that we love them.
Doing a small favor for someone else, every single day.
Picking up a piece of trash when you’re out on a walk and throwing it away.
Donating books to your library.
Write down the things that bring you joy, and what it is about them that makes you so happy.
Noticing the weather, how it changes and how you change with it.
Petting a new dog, every day if you can manage it.
Donating something small each month to a cause you believe in.
Spend time with people who see the good things in the world.
Listening well, actively, intently, when someone else is speaking. After all, love is the same thing as paying attention.
Giving someone else recognition publicly for the good work they are doing.
Letting someone else go in front of you in line.
Holding the door open for the next person.
Writing a note of appreciation for someone in your life who often gets overlooked and telling them how much they mean to you.
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This episode of Happiness Spells was written, arranged, recorded and produced by Amanda Meyncke in Los Angeles, CA. Our music is by Chris Zabriskie.