The Gift Economy

 By:  Simply Wishes

Date:  08-17-2017

Why do we give? Perhaps you want to pay for a friend’s movie ticket, or it is your daughter’s birthday, or you want to support a local food bank. Whatever the reason, giving is a part of our nature – everyday people are giving their time, money and other gifts to those they love and even to strangers.

Giving is one of the five languages of love. Relationship-counselo ...

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A Brighter Future

 By:  Layla F.

Date:  10-19-2017

Every day news headlines bombard us with shocking and traumatic stories of suffering, violence and political scandal. This constant bombardment not only affects those directly impacted by the events, but also those who consume mainstream media. It should come as no surprise then that the World Health Organization ...

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Generating Happiness Through Compassionate Acts

 By:  Simply Wishes

Date:  08-17-2017

                                       “Not all of us can do great things. But, we can do small things with great love.” - Mother Teresa

Throughout her life, Mother Teresa ...

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The Power of Perspective

 By:  Simply Wishes

Date:  08-17-2017

All of us go through hard times. Sometimes, the only thing you can change about your situation is your perspective on life. And because situations are temporary, and even when it seems hopeless, the power of believing your situation will improve is the beginning of overcoming it.

When I was laid off in 2008, my whole world seemed to have fallen apart. Fear controlled me. I was scared ...

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