Dr. Robyn Silverman Announces August’s Powerful Word of the Month

Hello Parents!

The Powerful Word of the Month this month is generosity! Your Powerful Words Member School will give you your Parents Perch letter, your Dear Dr. Robyn column, and the project(s) that your children will enjoy completing within the next few days.  All Powerchat discussions will revolve around generosity is sharing treasures, talents, time, and thanks with those they love as well as those who are in need.  What a wonderful month to get into the habit of giving!

Generosity Quotes:

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back. –Maya Angelou

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. –Elizabeth Bibesco

Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging. –Deepak Chopra:

Giving is the secret of a healthy life. Not necessarily money, but whatever a person has of encouragement, sympathy and understanding. —John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. –Anne Frank

We are what we repeatedly do; excellence then is not an act but a habit. –Aristotle

The habit of giving only enhances the desire to give. –Walt Whitman

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.  –Winston Churchill

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by what you bring to life. –John Homer Miller

“Generosity is immune to the laws of mathematics. When we give of ourselves, we do not wind up with less– but rather more than we had before we began.”Dr. Robyn J.A. Silverman

Let’s get ready for a Powerful Month!


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