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Tag: giving and happiness

Searching For Joy In Holiday Giving

One of my clients, whose immediate family includes 30 people, has described himself as a Grinch when it comes to Christmas gift-giving. “Every year I swear I’m going to shop early, and every year I procrastinate. I never know what to get for people, and it seems...

It’s a Good Year to Celebrate Like Scrooge

With all the supply chain chaos, inflation, and uncertainty in the economy, this year is a perfect time to celebrate Christmas in the manner of Ebenezer Scrooge. If you’re superficially familiar with Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, the first thought that may come to mind...

How To Pass On Benefits of A Stimulus Check

Watch this video on YouTube Recently a client called with this dilemma: “I’m probably going to get one of those government checks. But I don’t need it. I’d be embarrassed to take it. How can I return it?” The government checks in question...

Complex Link Between Giving and Happiness

Watch this video on YouTube Recently a reader suggested I write about the relationship between giving and happiness, noting that research shows people who give to charity are happier. One such study from Harvard Business School in 2009 is titled “Feeling Good...