Day 364 of #LiveWell2017 So, here we are. December 30, 2017. Three hundred and sixty-four days ago I launched my #LiveWell2017 project. I did it primarily for selfish reasons - I needed a coping strategy for staying positive. I was feeling pretty hopeless about the state of the world at the beginning of this year, … Continue reading Reflections on a year of living well
Day 363 of #LiveWell2017 Well, this wraps up the December giving theme. Here are the graphics from all the ways to give that we shared this month. I hope you enjoyed each post. Hopefully, you learned some new or unique ways to give and will use those ideas throughout 2018. Thanks, as always, for reading … Continue reading December #LiveWell2017 recap: 27 ways to give (all year long)
Day 361 of #LiveWell2017 I know that the best gift we can give to anyone - friend, enemy, family, stranger - is the gift of love. Love is kindness. Love is mindfulness. Love is compassion. Love is joy. Love is calmness. Love is freedom. Love is already in each of us, you and me. As … Continue reading Give love
Day 359 of #LiveWell2017 John Lennon said it best with this song... and John Denver said it best with this poem... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpO0lsTQSs0 We can all make it happen by living each moment, each day with kindness. Peace, y'all!
Day 352 of #LiveWell2017 Yesterday I wrote about a buy a pair-give a pair campaign for giving eye glasses to those in need. This type of business model was first made famous by Tom's Shoes. For every pair of Tom's shoes you bought, they donated a pair to a person in need. Today, Tom's has … Continue reading Give with Tom’s One for One® program
Day 351 of #liveWell2017 A year ago I needed new eye glasses, and I purchased my new frames from Warby Parker. One of the reasons I chose Warby Parker over other companies (besides their decent prices) was because for every pair of glasses they sell, they donate another pair to a person in need. Through … Continue reading Give a pair
Day 350 of #LiveWell2017 Here's another gift that will cost you nothing but a little time. Give (or lend) an ear to a friend who needs to talk. "Listening with compassion will help him empty his heart and suffer less." - Thich Nhat Hanh Sometimes when we are going through a rough patch, trying to … Continue reading Give an ear