November 19, 2012 — On Thanksgiving, many families talk about what they’re grateful for. Taken a step further, what if we turned the conversation toward what we do with that gratitude and how the simple act of truly caring for others can change our lives and the world around us? That simple act can help others feel seen, welcomed, and valued and add to our sense of well-being — and ultimately increase our ability to care.
Dr. Dan Gottlieb talks with Stephen Post about the art of caring — considering and understanding the needs of others and ourselves.
Stephen Post, Ph.D., is the best-selling author of The Hidden Gifts of Helping (2011) as listed by the Wall Street Journal. He speaks widely on themes of benevolent love and compassionate care at the interface of science, health, spirituality, and philanthropy. His work has been featured in periodicals such as Parade Magazine and O: The Oprah Magazine, and on such media venues as The Daily Show, 20/20 and Nightline.
(During this program, Dan mentions that listeners can show their support for Second Baptist Church of Atlantic City and their efforts to assist victims of the recent hurricane. To do so, contact The Reverend Collins Days at (609) 348-3580. )
8 Responses to Caring about each other