Here's the truth about the holidays. One family alone cannot cancel the chaos. We cannot simplify our way out of the year-end hustle. And we just might need a little help! If you have some spare energy that you didn't have a year or two or twenty ago, reach out to a family you love with gifts that will lighten the worry weight of the holiday season.
Share hygge (pronounce hoo-ga) this holiday season with Doing Good Together's compassion-themed count down to the new year!
Now is the time to adopt a method of giving thanks that feels meaningful, intentional, and empowering for every member of our families. Our tips will help you get started!
Sharing compassion with others meets critical needs in our communities, even as it heals our spirits. With each act of service, our families can be a force for love and kindness, helping to heal our fractured country and connect meaningfully with those around us.
And along the way, our children will discover what it means to live an engaged and compassionate life.
Music helps us rally and brings us together in a way few other mediums can. In spite all of its power, music has been absent from Doing Good Together's big-hearted offerings. Until now.Here are 5 projects for big-hearted music lovers.
Unless we adopt healthy, intentional habits in our everyday family life, our best efforts at mindfulness will wind up like so many other things on our check lists: multi-tasked into meaninglessness, plowed through quickly, and crossed off before our goal is reached.
Immediate, mobile, and extremely big-hearted, these on-the-go thank you notes will help your family share appreciation and gratitude every day.
Enjoy the next rainy spring day with a family movie and an act of kindness.
During the lazy, pajama-clad days of winter break, I got a glimpse of the darker side of doing good. Well... not dark exactly. Let's call it the exhausting side of doing good.
The holidays can be a lonely time of year for many older people, and the heart-warming acts of kindness and service included here are sure to make someone smile. Even better, these projects just might help your family strike up a new friendship, or deepen an existing relationship.