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Moving from Scarcity to Abundance

I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost … I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don’t see it. I […]

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The Joy of Living Generously

Where My Story Starts My parents divorced when I was eight years old. My father was independently wealthy and my mother married a teaching tennis pro. As my sister and I went back and forth between the two households, I experienced no talk of money at my father’s house and many references to a lack […]

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Make a Purposeful Plan for 2019

With a new year comes a new chance to make plans, goals, and decisions for the months ahead. Just as we do every January, we invite you to set aside some time—just you, with your spouse, or with family or friends—and make a purposeful plan for 2019. Pam Pugh, one of the founders of Women […]

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A Joyful and Generous Noel

My whole life I’ve heard the story of my birth on a snowy Christmas Day in New England. My mother remembers how everyone excitedly jumped up from the dinner table and rushed into action when her water broke. My grandfather was so excited he went out to warm up the car and forgot to engage the emergency […]

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Consider the Why Behind the What You Do!

I grew up in a middle class suburb of Atlanta with married parents, a sister, and two dogs—the classic American family. My parents instilled a solid work ethic in us from the time we were very young. For example, some of my friends were offered money if they made A’s but my parents refused to […]

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Your Personal Purpose

For the last six years, I have loved giving the “Purpose Talk” at Women Doing Well’s Signature Events (formerly Inspiring Generous Joy). It’s brought me great joy to share with thousands of women that they indeed have a unique and personal purpose designed by their Creator. And it’s been a gift to see women’s lives […]

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True Colors

At a recent Women Doing Well Signature Event in Darian, Connecticut, the leaves outside were turning the brilliant colors of fall. More than 180 women gathered to hear the powerful message of living a life of purpose and passion and having a plan for a generous life. In the mix was our good friend and author, Sally […]

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10 Ways to Help Your Children Become Givers Rather Than Takers

Research shows that giving rather than getting builds a strong foundation for children to thrive. Children who learn to give early are less likely to get involved in destructive behaviors and are more likely to launch successfully into adulthood. Giving fosters a healthy lifestyle, engages life skills, and makes us happier and more joyful people.    […]

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