Football and Bullies
These young men showed true generosity by caring for someone in desperate need.
Subway Sign Smiles
In New York City, subway conductors have to point at a black and white sign. At every hour of the day. At every stop. On every train. Like they're some sort of automated robot that just happens to go home to families and children and process complex human emotion. They do this to show that they've fully arrived on the platform. And one day, some generous people made it a bit more interesting...
Give a Compliment, Get a Compliment...
This type of kindness costs absolutely nothing and takes only a few moments, but can change someone's day for the better. Give a compliment to someone you love! Thanks for the idea, SoulPancake.
Use your gifts...
This compliation video gives a LOT of ideas how we can show generosity to others without spending any money. What stands out to you? How will you share today?
Oprah on Generosity
This video is a touch dense, but good- and a great lead in to the activity below!! Lynne Twist, author of The Soul of Money, explains why we're naturally inclined to help others. Hear her advice on letting go of a toxic idea about abundance—and the simple way to reach the ''absolute exquisite experience of enough'' that leads us to well-being. (3:50- pause at 3:30.)
As seen briefly in the video above, write Generosity and Gratitude on the white board. Invite students to write synonyms/definitions of each around the words, and talk about how they are different and connected.