Daniella Whyte

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How Serving Results In Happiness (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 309)

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“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”
— Barack Obama

The effects of service have long been touted as beneficial not only for the one on the receiving end of the service but also for the one performing the service. Karma, the law of cause and effect or the idea that one will receive in equal measure to what one puts out has entered into mainstream life and language as a force to be reckoned with. Whether we do good or bad, karma has an almost sinister way of seeking us out and finding us when we least expect it. Read more…

Stop Being Self-Focused (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 295)

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(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #27)

“We all of us need to be toppled off the throne of self, my dear. Perched up there the tears of others are never upon our own cheek.”
— Elizabeth Goudge

The world is a circle and it revolves around me. This is the sad philosophy of many people in our society. We each sit on our little man-made thrones of self and dare anyone to knock us down. It is so characteristic of human nature and human inclinations. But much of what we do, if we were to really look at it and be honest, is in the best interest of us to the neglect of everyone else. Read more…

Empathy (Live. Pray. Hustle. 07/16/16)

Empathy (Live. Pray. Hustle. 07/16/16) (Right-click to download)

Empathy (Live. Pray. Hustle. 07/16/16)
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No matter who you are or what you do, you miss an important element of a balanced life if you lack empathy.

LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Humanity’s Highest Social Intelligence (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 191)

Humanity’s Highest Social Intelligence

“Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.”
— Alfred Adler

Empathy is the emotional connectivity that we all share to experience and understand another person’s pain, position, and perspective. You place yourself in another person’s shoes to feel what they are feeling, hear what they are hearing, and see what they are seeing. And for at least a little while, empathy allows us to live what someone else is living. Read more…

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