You hit the mall on #BlackFriday. You patronize local businesses on #SmallBizSaturday. You surf the web for deals on #CyberMonday. And if you're feeling a little guilty for how much cash you've dropped — along comes #GivingTuesday.
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$46 MILLION FOR CHARITY
As reported by NPR #GivingTuesday was born four years ago to encourage people to open their wallets for a good cause. Last year alone, #GivingTuesday pulled in a whopping $46 million in charitable donations – a 63 percent increase from 2013.
Vision Board Institute founder and bestselling author Joyce Schwarz has announced that a free chapter on Gratitude from The Vision Board book is available for the next 24 hours to the public in thanks for their efforts on #GIVINGTUESDAY.
Here is the start of the chapter by Joyce Schwarz
Develop an attitude of gratitude starting with you—you are worth it!Take a moment right now and look at yourself— your hands,your feet,and your face—with the same kind of admiration you might bestow on one of the most precious sculptures in the Louvre Museum in Paris.
Think about this: you are irreplaceable, which makes you priceless! Far too many people view gratitude as something given to others, and all too often in our society, self-admiration and self-appreciation are viewed as being, well, selfish.
Yet it is an unabiding sense of wonder and awe for life that fills us with positive energy so that we can keep in tune with an attitude of gratitude, no matter what happens or what anyone says to us.
It’s our own self-respect that enables us to tune out the static of everyday hassles and channel more positive energy.
Gratitude is an attitude that hooks us up to our source of supply. And the more grateful you are, the closer you become to your maker, to the architect of the universe, to the spiritual core of your being.It’s a phenomenal lesson....
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