Being generous, having purpose, working in service of others; the truth is that all of those things make you happier, too. I need to get so much better at this. But it’s clear to me that it’s the right direction.
Rather than be responsive to hate, fear, or tragedy, I want to be proactive with love, with everything in my work, and everything in my life.
Took Ms. 3 grocery shopping. Seeing all the flowers out for Mother’s Day she stated that she wanted to buy some for her music teacher. My first reaction was that it was a bit weird to buy flowers for another mother, but I thought I wondered what it said to my daughter to say no to such generosity, so we bought the flowers. On a side note, I am not sure I would feel as conflicted – if that is the right word – about buying someone a drink.
Seth Godin reflects on the changes to his blog over time. This is related to his recent move to WordPress as a blogging platform. In the process he discusses changes to blogging, particularly related to SEO. He also touches on the importance of being specific, generous and consistent enough when connecting ideas.