Greater Good Parenting

Raising Caring, Courageous Kids

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Greater Good Parenting Guide

Compassion

Compassion:

Noticing and feeling motivated to help relieve suffering.

Forgiveness

Forgiveness:

Freely choosing to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or group who has harmed us, giving up the desire or power to punish.

Generosity

Generosity:

Not simply giving but giving more than is expected in a situation, incurring a cost to promote someone else’s welfare.

Gratitude

Gratitude:

Acknowledging the gifts and benefits we’ve received and recognizing that the sources of this goodness come from outside of ourselves.

Honesty

Honesty:

Behaving or expressing yourself in a way that is fair, free of deceit, and morally correct.

Humility

Humility:

Being able to see and accept one’s own strengths and limitations without defensiveness or judgment.

Love

Love:

Serving others without expectation of reward or repayment, not limited to romantic relationships.

Purpose

Purpose:

Intending to do something that feels personally meaningful and is also directed toward improving the lives of others.

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