#4 – Be generous

Easy instructions on how to use the Ten Mindful Emojis:

• Mindful emojis are always put at the beginning of the text message, not the end.

• A mindful emojis is a powerful thinking software for the brain. For example, the black hat emoji “BE JUDGMENTAL” is an algorithm for the deliberate use of judgmental thinking. 

• Mindful emojis can be sent to yourself, others or groups.

http://d2trtkcohkrm90.cloudfront.net/images/emoji/apple/ios-10/256/money-bag.pngBe generous

American thinker, Mark Twain, said, “Kindness is a language the blind can see and the deaf can hear”. Of course, just because the generous emoji is a bag of cash doesn’t mean it has to be cash. It’s symbolic. It can be time. An attentive ten minute visit with a friend. It can be energy. A thoughtful good deed or a chosen kind word. Share the good things, pass them on. Offer kindness first. Maybe even twice. But, no need to be a sucker.

Be generous.

DFQ: How can I be generous today?

Give an example of a text message or email you can send today and post your result.

EXAMPLE: (Text to new neighbour) …

19 thoughts on “#4 – Be generous

  1. Generous emoji. Focus on interests & connect with people. Share FutureLearn MOOC with member of chess group with an interest in mindfulness.

  2. Text to staff member

    I love your idea and am sure it is going to work. Great job and thanks.

    ( the gift of praise)

  3. Text to self
    Listen to her over lunch. She obviously needs to talk and is seems to be helping.
    Be generous with your most precious gift….. time.

  4. Some people do good for other people for their good PR. The true test of kindness is that you know that you will receive nothing material in return. Only the inner feeling that comes from generosity.

  5. Email to self:

    I wonder if set an incentive of $1B, each year, to the team that show’s the best innovation towards safety, if it would cause a more than $1B reduction in safety costs.

  6. Round 2
    When I give some unexpected help to somebody or do somebody a favour, I in fact- rediscover my weaknesses or strenghts.

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