It is natural in a time of sudden change and unknowns to focus on our own situation. Our natural instincts are for self preservation. That is a good thing, and it will help us adapt, persevere, find solutions, and overcome our challenges. Humans are resilient. Click to read more and learn What Generosity Can Look Like During Covid-19.
Nearly every will I review looks like this: Your total net worth, divided by the number of children you have. This may not lead to challenges if you’re estate is only worth $1M and you have three or four children.
Think of the last time you were the recipient of an act of kindness or generosity. How did it make you feel? Did it brighten up your day? Did you tell someone about it? Did it inspire you to pass kindness or generosity on to someone else? We cannot receive an act of kindness or generosity and not be positively impacted!
Although we are in the midst of a global pandemic that has been the source of great human loss, massive disruption, forced changes and challenges on most fronts, I find our environment in Canada to be one of the best, if not the best, in the world. I have an extensive list of reasons to be thankful.
I believe generosity is a game changer. In our own life and in our family. As parents, we all want our children to have a better life than we have. Unfortunately, living in an affluent society has led to high levels of entitlement and people that are very focused on themselves. Generosity is the antidote!