How to practice generosity

From Crossing the Sacred Sea [Cruzando el mar sagrado] by Nathan A. Strait

  1. () On the benefits of giving social support: when, why, and how support providers gain by caring for others [d]
  2. () Mutualistic cooperation: why religion is common but saints are rare [d]
  3. () The primacy of social support [in religion] [d]
  4. () Dream hoarders: how the American upper middle class is leaving everyone else in the dust, why that is a problem, and what to do about it [i] [j]
  5. () The beneficiary [i]
  6. () The supreme medicine of exchanging self-enclosure for altruism [i] [d]
  7. () Harm to self outweighs benefit to others in moral decision making [p] [d]
  8. () Profit and gift in the digital economy [i] [d]
  9. () Do unto others or treat yourself?: the effects of prosocial and self-focused behavior on psychological flourishing [p] [d]
  10. () Anger and forgiveness: resentment, generosity, justice [i]
  11. () Awe's effects on generosity and helping [d]
  12. () The nurture effect: how the science of human behavior can improve our lives and our world [i]
  13. () Environmental philanthropy and environmental behavior in five countries: is there convergence among youth? [d]
  14. () 'I got to try to give back': how reciprocity norms in a poor people's organization influence members' social capital [d]
  15. () The upside of stress: why stress is good for you, and how to get good at it [i]
  16. () Towards a comparative anthropology of the Buddhist gift (and other transfers) [d]
  17. () The sociology of caregiving [i] [d]
  18. () A construct divided: prosocial behavior as helping, sharing, and comforting subtypes [p] [d]
  19. () Joyful giving [u]
  20. () The good life: wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality [i]
  21. () Creating philanthropic foundations to deal with grief: case studies of bereaved parents [p] [d]
  22. () Selfless giving [d]
  23. () Give and take: a revolutionary approach to success [i]
  24. () Ontogeny of prosocial behavior across diverse societies [d]
  25. () Believing in the gift: a case of successful relationships of exchange in the Colombian Amazon [u]
  26. (/2015) Altruism: the power of compassion to change yourself and the world [i]
  27. () Philanthropic identity at work: employer influences on the charitable giving attitudes and behaviors of employees [d]
  28. () The servant identity: influences on the cognition and behavior of servant leaders [d]
  29. () Intuitive prosociality [d]
  30. () Normal and pathological generosity [p] [d]
  31. () Recognising the time–space dimensions of care: caringscapes and carescapes [d]
  32. () Passing on the gift as an approach to sustainable development programmes [d]
  33. () Environmental philanthropy: is it similar to other types of environmental behavior? [d]
  34. () Stewardship of things: the radical potential of product stewardship for re-framing responsibilities and relationships to products and materials [d]
  35. () Recovery at work: understanding the restorative side of 'depleting' client interactions [d]
  36. () Being Buddha at work: 108 ancient truths on change, stress, money, and success [i]
  37. () Philanthropy: 'power with' in international relations [d]
  38. () Meaningful commitment: finding meaning in volunteer work [d]
  39. () Crowding out morality: how the ideology of self-interest can be self-fulfilling [i] [d]
  40. () If money doesn't make you happy, consider time [d]
  41. () A cooperative species: human reciprocity and its evolution [i]
  42. () 'Pray for those who mistreat you': effects of prayer on anger and aggression [d]
  43. () Time crawls when you're not having fun [d]
  44. () Becoming a mensch: timeless Talmudic ethics for everyone [i]
  45. () The embarrassed bystander: embarrassability and the inhibition of helping [d]
  46. () The stingy hour: how accounting for time affects volunteering [d]
  47. () The motivation to serve others: exploring relations to career development [d]
  48. () Cooperative behavior cascades in human social networks [d]
  49. Sybil Hart & Maria Theresia Legerstee [ed] () Handbook of jealousy: theories, principles and multidisciplinary approaches [i]
  50. () On the psychology of cooperation in humans and other primates: combining the natural history and experimental evidence of prosociality [d]
  51. () How life history and demography promote or inhibit the evolution of helping behaviours [d]
  52. () The generosity plan: sharing your time, treasure, and talent to shape the world [i]
  53. () Generous leaders and selfish underdogs: pro-sociality in despotic macaques [d]
  54. () Daily recovery experiences: the role of volunteer work during leisure time [d]
  55. () Helping for change [p] [d]
  56. () Having less, giving more: the influence of social class on prosocial behavior [d]
  57. () The social marketing of giving: a framework for public policy intervention [d]
  58. () Witnessing excellence in action: the 'other-praising' emotions of elevation, gratitude, and admiration [d]
  59. () Empathy and altruism [i] [d]
  60. () Commodity, gift and mass-gift: on gift-commodity hybrids in advanced mass consumption cultures [d]
  61. () How to be an everyday philanthropist: 330 ways to make a difference in your home, community, and world—at no cost [i]
  62. () The impulse of philanthropy [d]
  63. () The psychology of giving and its effect on negotiation [i] [u]
  64. () Giving and getting: charitable activity and public assistance [d]
  65. () Firefighters volunteering beyond their duty: an essential asset in rural communities [u]
  66. () If you live long enough [i]
  67. () No enemy to conquer: forgiveness in an unforgiving world [i]
  68. () Forgiveness in spite of denial, revisionism, and injustice [i] [d]
  69. Ani Kalayjian & Raymond F. Paloutzian [ed] () Forgiveness and reconciliation: psychological pathways to conflict transformation and peace building [i] [d]
  70. () Caregiving: the odyssey of becoming more human [p] [d]
  71. () Putting others in the center [i]
  72. () Forgiveness and reconciliation: essential to sustaining human development [i] [d]
  73. () Helping: how to offer, give, and receive help [i]
  74. () Helping others shows differential benefits on health and well-being for male and female teens [d]
  75. Kim Shifren [ed] () How caregiving affects development: psychological implications for child, adolescent, and adult caregivers [i]
  76. () Transforming 'apathy into movement': the role of prosocial emotions in motivating action for social change [d]
  77. () Why we cooperate [i]
  78. () Can nature make us more caring?: effects of immersion in nature on intrinsic aspirations and generosity [d]
  79. () The costs of benefits: help-refusals highlight key trade-offs of social life [d]
  80. () Helping behaviour and regard for others in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) [d]
  81. () The zen of helping: spiritual principles for mindful and open-hearted practice [i]
  82. () Spending money on others promotes happiness [p] [d]
  83. () Strong reciprocity and the roots of human morality [d]
  84. () The creative music workshop: event, facilitation, gift [d]
  85. () Bringing out the best in people: a psychological perspective [d]
  86. () Social and individual learning of helping in humans and other species [d]
  87. () Altruism and reciprocity of Buddhist monks: evidence from behavioral game experiments in southern India [d]
  88. Wanda Malcolm, Nancy DeCourville, & Kathryn Belicki [ed] () Women's reflections on the complexities of forgiveness [i]
  89. () Young people and volunteerism: a model of sustained volunteerism during the transition to adulthood [d]
  90. () Staying connected: the lived experiences of volunteers and older adults [d]
  91. () What drives morally committed citizens?: a study of the antecedents of public service motivation [d]
  92. () Long-term benefits of habitual helping: doing well by doing good [i]
  93. () Personality trait change in adulthood [d]
  94. () People as resources: exploring the functionality of warm and cold [d]
  95. () Passing the plate: why American Christians don't give away more money [i]
  96. Heidi A. Wayment & Jack J. Bauer [ed] () Transcending self-interest: psychological explorations of the quiet ego [i]
  97. () Kickbacks from helping others: health and recovery [i] [d]
  98. () Other-regarding preferences in a non-human primate: common marmosets provision food altruistically [d]
  99. () Thriving with social purpose: an integrative approach to the development of optimal human functioning [d]
  100. () Dāna as a moral category [i]
  101. () Is there a (volunteer) doctor in the house?: free clinics and volunteer physician referral networks in the United States [d]
  102. () Living through the tsunami: vulnerability and generosity on a volatile earth [d]
  103. () Head, eyes, flesh, and blood: giving away the body in Indian Buddhist literature [i]
  104. () Why good things happen to good people: the exciting new research that proves the link between doing good and living a longer, healthier, happier life [i]
  105. () Being generous: the art of right living [i]
  106. Genevieve Vaughan [ed] () Women and the gift economy: a radically difference worldview is possible [i]
  107. () Enlarging the societal pie through wise legislation: a psychological perspective [d]
  108. William Damon & Susan Verducci [ed] () Taking philanthropy seriously: beyond noble intentions to responsible giving [i]
  109. () Helping one's way to the top: self-monitors achieve status by helping others and knowing who helps whom [d]
  110. () Giving and volunteering as distinct forms of civic engagement: the role of community integration and personal resources in formal helping [d]
  111. () The power of nice: eight ways to kill the business world with kindness [i]
  112. Serge-Christophe Kolm & Jean Mercier Ythier [ed] () Handbook of the economics of giving, altruism and reciprocity [i]
  113. () When good overcomes bad: the impact of volunteers on those they help [d]
  114. () Waking up together: intimate partnership on the spiritual path [i]
  115. () Cultivating a compassionate heart: the yoga method of Chenrezig [i]
  116. () Radical contingency in sharing behavior and its consequences [d]
  117. () Keeping the peace: mindfulness and public service [i]
  118. () Empowered girls: a girl's guide to positive activism, volunteering, and philanthropy [i]
  119. () Forgiveness and its associations with prosocial thinking, feeling, and doing beyond the relationship with the offender [d]
  120. Everett L. Worthington [ed] () Handbook of forgiveness [i]
  121. () Too proud to let go: narcissistic entitlement as a barrier to forgiveness [d]
  122. () Emotional intelligence and negotiation: the tension between creating and claiming value [d]
  123. () Theories of the gift in South Asia: Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain reflections on dāna [i]
  124. () I am you: the metaphysical foundations for global ethics [i] [d]
  125. () On beggars [i]
  126. () Cognitive humanistic therapy: Buddhism, Christianity and being fully human [i]
  127. () Detrimental effects of sanctions on human altruism [d]
  128. () Dāna: giving and getting in Pali Buddhism [i]
  129. () Creating a life of meaning and compassion: the wisdom of psychotherapy [i]
  130. () When we give more: reflections on intangible gifts from therapist to patient [p] [u]
  131. () The creative habit: learn it and use it for life: a practical guide [i]
  132. () Altruism is a primary impulse, not a discipline [d]
  133. () Altruism is never self-sacrifice [d]
  134. () Did Śāntideva destroy the bodhisattva path? [u]
  135. () The robustness of altruism as an evolutionary strategy [d]
  136. () Personality attributes of volunteers and paid workers engaged in similar occupational tasks [p] [d]
  137. () Changing the focus on volunteering: an investigation of volunteers' multiple contributions to a charitable organization [d]
  138. (/2007) The better world handbook: small changes that make a big difference [i]
  139. () The forgiving self: the road from resentment to connection [i]
  140. () Perceived inequity, communal orientation and burnout: the role of helping models [d]
  141. () Methodological altruism as an alternative foundation for individual optimization [d]
  142. () Food transfers among Hiwi foragers of Venezuela: tests of reciprocity [d]
  143. () The giving heart: unlocking the transformative power of generosity in our lives [i]
  144. () Ordinary grace: an examination of the roots of compassion, altruism, and empathy, and the ordinary individuals who help others in extraordinary ways [i]
  145. () Cultures of caring: philanthropy in diverse American communities [o] [u]
  146. (/2002) Forgiveness: breaking the chain of hate [i]
  147. () Giving and receiving help: interpersonal transactions in mutual-help meetings and psychosocial adjustment of members [p] [d]
  148. () Gratitude and justice [d]
  149. () Sharing the world: sustainable living and global equity in the 21st century [i]
  150. (/2006) Social role theory of sex differences and similarities: implication for prosocial behavior [i]
  151. () Unto others: the evolution and psychology of unselfish behavior [i]
  152. () The heart of being helpful: empathy and the creation of a healing presence [i]
  153. () On Zen work [u]
  154. () Be the person you want to find: relationship and self-discovery [i]
  155. () A heart as wide as the world: living with mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion [i]
  156. () Work and volunteering: the long arm of the job [d]
  157. (/2008) A complaint is a gift: recovering customer loyalty when things go wrong [i]
  158. () Cultivating the mind of love: the practice of looking deeply in the Mahayana Buddhist tradition [i]
  159. () Commitment beyond self and adolescence: the issue of happiness [d]
  160. (/2009) The kid's guide to service projects: over 500 service ideas for young people who want to make a difference [i]
  161. () Understanding caring in contemporary America [i]
  162. () Acts of service: spontaneity, commitment, tradition in the nonscripted theatre [i]
  163. () Virtuous giving: philanthropy, voluntary service, and caring [i]
  164. () Expanding the circle of caring: from local to global [i]
  165. () The mask of solidarity [i]
  166. () The call of service: a witness to idealism [i]
  167. () Love in action: writings on nonviolent social change [i]
  168. (/2006) Careers for good samaritans & other humanitarian types [i]
  169. () Present moment, wonderful moment: mindfulness verses for daily living [i]
  170. Jane J. Mansbridge [ed] () Beyond self-interest [i]
  171. (/2007) Everyday morality: an introduction to applied ethics [i]
  172. (/2010) Indian givers: how Native Americans transformed the world [i]
  173. () Feel the fear and do it anyway [i]
  174. () How can I help?: stories and reflections on service [i]
  175. () The gift: imagination and the erotic life of property [i]
  176. () To kill and survive or to die and become: the active life and the contemplative life as ways of being adult [i]
  177. (/2003) Humanism of the other [i]
  178. (/1981) Strength to love [i]
  179. (/2004) Jean-Jacques Rousseau: precursor of Kafka, Céline, and Ponge [i]
  180. (/1970) Try giving yourself away: a tonic for these troubled times [i] [u]

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