Giving is inspiring. When you see people around you being super generous, you want to join in, right? People who give back are not only the happiest people on the planet, but they also truly live more fulfilling lives. If you’ve ever wondered how you can be one of them, keep reading.
Despite all of the emotions, I’ve identified coping strategies and rely heavily on those around me when I’m struggling. I regularly practice gratitude, which helps me settle negative emotions and thoughts.
As human beings, we have the innate need to contribute to those around us. Whether it comes in the form of something small like being there for a friend in need or something massive like contributing financially to a worthwhile cause, we realize the importance of giving back to society.
Oklahoma Army National Guard Capt. Jeff Morefield, commander of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 158th Field Artillery Regiment, Oklahoma Army National Guard, donated his entire stimulus check to local business owner Jennifer Webster. The donation spurred a cascade of giving to local businesses.
As awful as this pandemic is there are some good things and we can teach our children about resilience about flexibility and persistence.