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.
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.
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) …
18 thoughts on “#4 – Be generous”
Love to be generous at all times to all comers BUT sadly i fail most times.
Dear Anne, Despite all the challenges I was delighted that we could meet last Friday. It is a lesson for both of us – we don’t meet near my former workplace. I want to enjoy our conversations without the distractions. I am now more aware of the work and personal challenges that you are confronting in your life and if there is anything that I can do to lighten your load please let me know. Take care.
A dear Friend passed away and I took the time to share memories that helped reveal his wonderful Spirit on his obituary page. Even the children were surprised to find how their Father gave to many without fanfare..
My dear friend Margaret Nelson passed a few months ago and she was the epitome of generosity. Every year, she collected food, toys, suits, and gave her time for domestic violence victims. She was so humble about it and didn’t brag or bring attention to herself. The focus was always on the charity. That is generosity.
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.
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.
When I give some unexpected help to somebody or do somebody a favour, I in fact- rediscover my weaknesses or strenghts.