Create Your Best Life through Generosity

Product Code: 6576
ISBN: 9780738749600
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Published Date: 01/15/2017
Availability:In stock
Price: $16.99

The only thing standing between you and the life you want are your habits. 365 Ways to Live Generously features lessons each day that focus on one of the seven generosity habits:

  • Physical health
  • Mindfulness
  • Relationships
  • Connecting with yourself
  • Gratitude
  • Simplicity
  • Philanthropy

Each habit appears once a week, giving you a year to practice and make them all a part of your daily life. Learn why the habits are important, discover tips based on the latest research about making positive change, and explore simple exercises for building new routines. Improve yourself and make a difference in the world with journaling prompts and generous acts. Using this inspiring book, you'll develop the habits needed to create a life that's good for you and others.

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Week 1
Taking the First Step; Benefits of Mindfulness; Boundaries, Part 1; Boundaries Part 2; Function of Gratitude; Value of Simplicity; Rose of Philanthropy

Week 2
Thoughtless Habits; What is Mindfulness?; What’s Your Impact?; In Control; Undeserved Gifts; Short Life in a Very Old World; Month 1 Giving Challenged: Homelessness

Week 3
Triggers; Limits of Mindfulness; Loving Requires Giving; A Feeling of Belonging; Ask a Better Question; Importance of Nature; Money vs. Time

Week 4
Plan for Success by Planning for Failure; Raisin Meditation; Introverts vs. Extroverts; Self-Confidence; Who Inspires You?; The Neccessity Drawer; Giving Time

Week 5
Use Rewardds; Wash a Bowl; Tools for Introverts; What Is Happiness?; A Cure for Affluenza; More Money; Giving Money
Day 30: Monthly Check-In

Week 6
Variety Is the Spice of Life; Loving Kindness Meditation; Shyness; Your Eulogy; Memory Stacking; Curate Your Time; Month 2 Giving Challenge: Seniors

Week 7
The Four Steps to Creating a Habit; Meditating with Kids; The Definition od Connection; Perseverance; Thank-You Spree; Where Do You Live?; No Such Thing as a Small Donation

Week 8
How Long Does It Take to Make a Habit?; Simple Breathing Meditation; The Benefits of Relationship; Faking It Until You Become It; Gratitude with Kids; The Linen Closet; Be Like Batman

Week 9
The Family Doesn’t Want to Change, Part 1; The Meditation Habit; The Risks of Not Connecting; Negative Self-Talk; Simple Pleasures; Money Can Buy Happiness; It’s Working!
Day 60: Monthly Check-In

Week 10
The Family Doesn’t Want to Change, Part 2; A Successful Medication; Be Selfish; I Love You!; Everything Is a Miracle, Your Brain Is for Processing; Month 3 Giving Challenge: Pets

Week 11
One Habit at a Time; Where Should You Meditate?; Good for You and Good for Others; Forgive Yourself, Step 1; Gratitude Letter; Discover Something Unusual; How Much Should I Donate?

Week 12
What Are You Eating?; Three Skills of Meditation; Giving at Work; Forgive Yourself, Step 2; Whose Shoulders Are You Standing On?; Your Clothes Closet; Your Donation Rules

Week 13
My Favorite Food Advice; Meditation Eases Physical Pain; Pay Attention; Forgive Yourself, Step 3; Good Morning; The Advertising Affliction; How to Say No

Day 90: Monthly Check-In
Week 14
Health Vs. Weight; Excuses; Enlist Support; Feeling Important; Good Night; No Dinging; Month 4 Giving Challenge: Environment

Week 15
Food Doesn’t Fix That; Meditation Improves Focus; Celebrate Their Success; The Desired Things; Gratitude Stroll; Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There; Giving with Kids: Guiding Principles

Week 16
To Cook or Not to Cook?; Greeting Yourself with Friendliness; Takers; Let Your Light Shine; What Do You Have?; Purse or Wallet; Giving with kids; In Practice

Week 17
The Essential Pantry vs. Meditation; Matching Giving and Taking; Shit Happens; Unhistoric Acts; Your Brain on Scarcity; Charity Research, Level 1: Orientation
Day 120 Monthly Check-In

Week 18
Picky Eaters; Different Types of Meditation; Checking In; Repetition; Things You Don’t Have to Worry About; Daily Routine; Month 5 Giving Challenge: Education

Week 19
Willpower Will Fail; Pain Journal; Appreciate; Pamper Yourself; Anonymous Kindness; Take a Walk; Charity Research, Level 2 Reputation Research

Week 20
What’s Stopping You?; Physical Pain Meditation; Powerful Body Language; Feedback Loops; Mothers; Papers; Charity Research, Level 3: Impact Evaluation
Week 21
Bulk It Uo; Emotional Pain Meditation; Five-Minute Favor; Role Models; Gratitude Rampage; Humility; Charity Research Level 4: Financial Research
Day 150: Monthly Check-In

Week 22
The Right Diet; Practice with Physical Pain; Get Curious; Something New; Fathers; Get Things Done; Month 6 Giving Challenge: Food Bank

Week 23
Try a New Veggie; Dig a Well; The Wrong People; Prepared for Anything; Thank Your Body; Discover Something New about Something You Already Know; Calling the Charity

Week 24
Just Say No Once; Walking Meditation; Send a Card; Three Words; Even Cancer Has Gifts; Simplicity with Kids; The Overhead Ratio Myth

Week 25
Energy for life; Mindful Eating; Cluster Giving; Be Proud; Stormy Waters; Memories; How Do You Feel about Money?
Day 180: Monthly Check-In

Week 26
Breaking Bad (Habits>; Shhhhh; Judging; Desire; Gadget Gratitude; A Pale Blue Dot; Month 7 Giving Challenge; Social Justice

Week 27
Water Is life; Physical Body Impermanence Mediation; Following Up; Better Than Perfect; Wisdom; The Oldest Living Things; Respecting Their Dignity

Week 28
Liquid Sugar Loop, Mini Meditations; More Than This; Shame Is a Vampire; Freedom; Your Kitchen; Double Your Donation

Week 29
Go Dense; Material Impermanence Meditation; Interview an Elder; Your Purpose; Food Gratitude; Need and Wants; Your Bank Account Is a Moral Document
Day 210 Monthly Check-In

Week 30
Your Eyes Are Better Than Your Stomach; There’s an App for That; Give It Time; Anger; Gratitude Trigger; Your Brain Is Limited; Month 8 Giving Challenge: Water and Sanitation

Week 31
Make It Hard; Body Scan Meditation; Life Math; The Gift of Sadness; If Nothing Else; Layers; Accounting

Week 32
Screw It!; Mindfulness Trigger; Ask for Help; Your Sexuality; I’m Not Grateful; Your Home; Start a Giving Circle

Week 33
Sleep Epidemic; “Holding Them in the Light” Meditation; A Long, Happy Relationship; Your Spirituality; Some People; More Simple Pleasures; Your Giving Plan

Week 34
A Good Night’s Sleep; In the Moment: Arguments; Go First; You’re Going to Be Okay; You’ve Already Won the Lottery; Daily Action Plan; Month 9 Giving Challenge: Donate Blood
Day240: Monthly Check-In

Week 35
Create a Consistent Sleep Schedule; Forgiveness Mediation; Family Is a Verb; Alter Egos; Friends; Birding; Ignore the Founder’s Story

Week 36
Sleep Rules; Moving Meditation; Be a Good Neighbor; Regret; The Magic of Music; Your Desk; Charity Races

Week 37
Sleeping and Happiness; Breathing Regulation; Stewardship; Be Honest; Expressing Gratitude; In Case You Missed It; Disaster Donations, Part 1

Week 38
Snacking; How to End a Meditation Session; Spread Light; Invest in Yourself; What Can You Do with What You Have?; It’s Not a Priority; Month 10 Giving Challenge: Health
Day 270: Monthly Check-In

Week 39
Give Your Heart Legs; In the Moment: Implicit Bias; Surprise!; I Might Be Wrong; Deep Gratitude; Life and Death in Nature; Disaster Donations, Part 2

Week 40
Love Your Body; Exercise Mindfulness; Tell Me More; Comparing, Getting Older; A Little Mess Is Okay; Giving with Teens

Week 41
Your Are Beautiful; Soft Front, Strong Back; Ask for Advice; Used To…; Your Ancestors; Finding Quiet; A Successful Donation

Week 42
How to Visualize Success, Part 1; Saying Grace; What You’ve Meant to Me; Have Some Fun; Work Gratitude; Busyness; Should I Start My Own Charity?
Day 300: Monthly Check-In

Week 43
How to Visualize Success, Part 2; Wait Patiently; Reconnect with an Old Friend; Your Escapes; Facing It as a Family; The Great Outdoors; Month 11 Giving Challenge: Veterans

Week 44
Sonic Impact; In the Moment: Safety; The Fear We Share; I Am…; What Do You Have to Give?; Stuff; Give Monthly

Week 45
The Mental Game of Physical Activity; Being with Dying; Compassionate Empathy; Dance with Fear; Group Gratitude; Take a Break; Build the Giving Muscle

Week 46
Put Your Scale in Its Place; Being with Living: Intimacy; No; Teacher Gratitude; Acts of Love; Volunteering
Day 330: Monthly Check-In

Week 47
Be Strong; Sound Meditation; Be Contagious; Problem-Solving, Step 1; What You Gain; Nature at Home; Month 12 Giving Challenge: Arts

Week 48
Plowing through Plateaus: Intensity; The Wandering Mind; Support a Friend; Problem-Solving, Step 2; Community; What’s Left?; Spread the Word

Week 49
Plowing through plateaus: Variety; The Zone; Vulnerability; Problem-Solving Step 3; Bravery; Drive Slowly; The Practice of Philanthropy

Week 50
Define Your Healthy Body Rules; The Practice of Having Strong Relationships; The Practice of Connecting with Your-self; The Practice of Simplicity

Week 51: Year in Review
Year in Review: Physical Health; Year in Review: Mindfulness; Year in Review: Relationships; Year in Review: Connecting with Yourself; Year in Review: Gratitude; Year in Review: Simplicity; Year in Review: Philanthropy

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