After 30 Days, The Top 10 Things I’ve Learned About Giving Your Time

It’s been thirty days since I’ve started this blog as a personal challenge to give thoughtfully everyday. It’s been a very enlightening time, and my eyes have been opened wide to the joys of giving regularly, finding needs, and helping people. Here’s the original challenge.

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"Ask not what your country can do for you ..."

And here’s the Top 10 list of things I’ve learned.

10. How we talk about giving is important. Day 29

9. Giving connects you with other people. – Day 8

8. Spontaneous Giving & Scheduled Giving are good. But Thoughtful Giving may be the best. – Day 6

7. Thinking about how your gift will be received is a good idea. – Day 12

6. Giving is easy if you like what you’re doing. – Day 14

5. Trying something new can be a wonderful gift to a someone close to you. – Day 15

4. Giving is a great antidepressant. – Day 25

3. Listening is a key to giving. – Day 18

2. The best intentions in the world don’t actually help anyone. You have to deliver. – Day 4, Day 19

1. In my opinion, the best maxim for giving is still:

“If you don’t give your time, give a little. If you give a little, give more. If you give a lot, give better.” Day 9, Day 11, Day 30

Thanks for reading along!

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About Eric Winger

Our perception of time is key to how we use our time. The most fundamental way to change that perception is to give our time. This opens us up to new opportunities and ideas from which we can build to really make a difference. ... Yes, we *do* have time to make a difference!
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