Give More Than You Receive to Experience Increased Joy in Your Life
Have you ever had the experience where you achieved something that only benefited you and the joy you felt lasted a short time?
This is because when you do anything that only benefits you, you will not experience the same joy compared to when you do something that benefits others.
The desire to help and serve others is built into who we are. This is the reason to give more attention to what you can give rather than what you can get.
This issue focuses on why giving makes you happier and explores the science behind it, and shares ways you can practice it more.
Included in this issue:
- Helping Others Makes Us Happier⏤But It Matters How We Do It (Video)
- 7 Ways to Be a More Giving Leader (Article)
- Why Does Giving Make You Happy (Article)
- Why Giving is Key to Success At Work (Article)
- The Science Behind Why Giving Makes You Happier (Infographic)
- The Importance of Giving Back (Article)
Continue reading to find out.
Enjoy this week's issue. 🙏
Helping Others Makes Us Happier⏤But It Matters How We Do It
Helping others is an innate quality we all have. We want to give what we can, but how we do it and our intentions for doing it also matters.
In this TED talk, learn the difference you will experience when you make one key shift in how you help others.
- Credit: Elizabeth Dunn | YouTube
7 Ways to Be a More Giving Leader
Leaders always give. They give encouragement, feedback, chances, and opportunities to learn and develop.
In this post, learn how you can become a better leader by focusing on what and how you give to others.
- Credit: Moshe Engelberg | inc.com
Why Does Giving Make You Happy
Few people ever experience long-term happiness by focusing only on what they can get and how they can have more in life.
In this post, learn the science behind why giving makes people happy and five ways you can give to be a happier person.
- Credit: TrackingHappiness.com
Success and Goal Achievement
Why Giving is Key to Success At Work
Giving to your co-workers is not just a kind thing to do, it also improves all aspects of your work life.
In this post, learn why being a giver at work can improve your productivity and performance, and also give you a greater sense of purpose.
- Credit: Thrive Global Staff |thriveglobal.com
The Science Behind Why Giving Makes You Happier
We know giving is a two-way experience. The person receiving and the person giving both benefit from it. Why is that the case?
In this infographic, learn what happens in the pleasure and reward centers of your brain when you give a gift, and why knowing that can bring more happiness in your life.
- Credit: Siobhan Harmer | lifehack.org
The Importance of Giving Back
There is a philosophy in life that states "givers gain." When you truly understand this, you will accept you can never give enough and shouldn't need to focus on what you will get in return.
In this post, learn why becoming a giver will help you grow as a person and live a better life.
- Credit: Dave Cantin | Forbes Business Council
Change the Question You Ask If You Want to Receive More
Instead of asking, "What can I get?," change it to, "How can I serve?"
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Practice Giving More By Developing Your People Skills
No matter which profession you're in, you will always deal with people.
When you improve your people skills, you can give others motivation, encouragement, and support as needed.
One way to do that is to develop coaching skills.
In this free ebook, learn how you can become a better leader or manager by developing coaching skills.
You Can Only Be Truly Happy When You're in Service to Others
The pursuit of happiness drives most of your desires and decisions.
If you want to experience long-term happiness, being of service to others is essential.
Every time you set a goal, ask yourself, "When I achieve this goal, how will it also benefit others?"
MAKE IT COUNT
An action step you can take this week is to review your goals or things you are working towards. Review if they will only benefit you or whether they will make a positive difference in other people's lives.
Have a great week. Thank you for reading. 🙏
And always remember, live your greatness! 🙌
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