small acts of repair – a compelling issue

by Admin on November 12, 2020

A compelling issue

People often say “I would be happy if only I won the lottery … if only I had an apartment like my friend … if only I had that job.” We compare and look out at the world of “stuff” to bring us happiness. But the research shows that it is isn’t “stuff” that makes us happy, a number of studies (Cohen et al, 2016; McKnight & Kashdan, 2009) show a connection between a sense of purpose, health benefits, and overall quality of life.

Its experiences that we can treasure. It’s being involved in things that bring meaning into our lives. So what matters to you? What would you like to be more knowledgeable about? Climate, local community issues, Black Lives Matter, … What could be your compelling topic?



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