'Help yourself by helping another'

A meaningful (un)asked favor often brings you three important advantages:

  1. people like you more
  2. people want to pay you back in one way or another
  3. it gives you a good feeling if you help someone else

This three advantages will help your confidence grow, both in your career as in daily life. It is known that if people like you, they also think positively about you. As people think positive about you, they will share their opinion with others, for example with neighbours, colleagues or with your boss.

Halo Effect

If people like you, they also add other responsive and valuable features to your personality. This effect is called the halo effect, discovered by the psychologist Edward Thorndike. The opposite of the halo effect is the horn effect. If people like you, they think you're also capable for other tasks and are more likely to recommend you if someone seeks for a specific expertise. You will be seen as a competent person.

Reciprocity

People do not want to be in debt. When you grant someone an unasked and meaningful favor, it makes them think they owe you something. This principle is called reciprocity. Reciprocity means that people feel a social obligation to give something back to you, otherwise they will think that they steal from you.

The principle of reciprocity has its origins in the time when the course of trade was based on barter. People had to trust each other if they do something for someone else, the other person would do something back for them. For example, the baker give bread to the shoemaker, and the shoemaker will make shoes in return. Although barter no longer exists, the principle of reciprocity is still in everyday use. For example, we ask someone for a return visit after visiting this person.

The nice thing about the reciprocity principle is that you often can ask for a somewhat larger favor than you gave initially, like a kind of interest for the favor you once have granted. But don't wait too long asking for a return favor, otherwise the other don't remember it anymore.

Feel Good

It's obvious that you feel good when you get something, however you feel much better when you give something away. Granting a favor is the same as giving away something. Doing so for someone else will increase your self respect and subsequently your self-confidence.

Self-Confidence

When you have self-confidence, you think and present yourself positively. Others, like colleagues and managers perceive positive people in general as pleasant to deal with. The halo effect let your manager think you're a capable employee and give you more important tasks and higher wages.

'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

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I have an Ass in Psychology which in the scheme of things doesn't really get you any high paying jobs. But the concept WAn is using here is quite true and very on the money. As a !matter of fact they use a lot of psychological tactics to help people or I should say have the community get involved in helping each other. It's beautiful to. Keeps communication up. Sharing is constant, ideas flow, and everybody is always ready with a helping hand, uplifting word when your ready to throw in the proverbial towl. I like this site ( though I've come to see it as so much more than a mere site) more and more. It has an integrity I've not seen in anything on the internet in years even though you can subscribe to it.
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Helping others does something to us physically and mentally that keeps us healthy and makes us feel good.
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Yep Michelle, I believe that helping others is not only good for them and a good thing to do, it also makes us happier and healthier too. 'Help yourself by helping another' is indeed what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

Thanks for reading and your comprehensive comment, much appreciated.

All the best,
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I love your comment Michelle. WA community has become my virtual family and friends.
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Thank you Desmond very much!!!
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What a wonderful post. I love it. Yes, I love helping people, I do it for no other reason than it makes me feel good :)
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Hi Dee, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. Please remember what Mother Teresa once said: "It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."

Desmond
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To quote Mother Teresa is divine my friend...
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Helping others has lots of benefits. Thanks for posting.
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Yep Joe, I believe that helping others is not only good for them and a good thing to do, it also makes us happier and healthier too. 'Help yourself by helping another' is what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

Thanks for reading and your comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
Desmond
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Nice post! Tim
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Hope it's useful Tim, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
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Loved it Desmond. Very nicely written, Mick
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Hi Mick, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Desmond
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Its a wow! Very concise and educative.

Gifty
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Hi Gifty, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Desmond
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Great post.thanks much.
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Hope it's useful Joni, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
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Hi Desmond

Great post. So true too. Thank you for sharing. Best wishes.

Delroy
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Hope it's useful Delroy, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Let's keep in touch,
Desmond
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You're welcome Desmond. Yes your post will be useful. Yes let's keep in touch.

Delroy
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Very nice. Thank you for the work you've put into this article! Great guidance for all. :o)
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Hi Paula, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend.
Desmond
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good post
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Hi Abdul, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
Desmond
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Thanks Despatis!
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My pleasure Sylvia, thanks for reading and your comment.

Have a great Sunday,
Desmond
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Carol46 Premium
Thank you for this motivation, Des :)
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Hope it's useful Carol, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Have a great Sunday,
Desmond
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Great motivational article. Thanks for sharing.
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despatis Premium
Thanks Jose, for reading and your comprehensive comment, much appreciated.

Have a great Sunday,
Desmond
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donyutuc Premium
Desmond has a barrow in the market place! Lol. Nice song.

Nice post!

Cheers!
Don
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Hope it's useful Don, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
Desmond

* Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da is a nice song indeed!
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I'm actually tagging it right now to refer to later, Desmond. Thank you very much. I hope you're having a great weekend. So you're a day ahead of us. As I said in another post, I grew up singing the song with my 4 brothers. And my 3 kids grew up hearing the song played in my car on long road trips.

Cheers!
Don
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Great post, thank you

Mark
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Hope it's useful Mark, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
Desmond
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LindaF Premium
so very true Desmond shareing is caring

always a better way Linda
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Hi Linda, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend.
Desmond
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Don't you wish the whole world operated under this wonderful philosophy!
Kudos to Kyle and Carson for setting an exemplary example for all of us lucky enough to have found WA.
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Yep Susan, I believe that helping others is not only good for them and a good thing to do, it also makes us happier and healthier too. 'Help yourself by helping another' is indeed what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

Thanks for reading and your comprehensive comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
Desmond
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Desmond,
Very very true

Mark
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Hope it's useful Mark, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Desmond
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good message for everyone.
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Hi Dave, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Desmond
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Your "We are here to help!" post is powerful. Thank you for sharing it. I will return here to re-read it.

All the best in your magnificent endeavors,
Trevor
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I believe that helping others is not only good for them and a good thing to do, it also makes us happier and healthier too. 'Help yourself by helping another' is also what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

Thanks Trevor for reading and your comprehensive comment, much appreciated.

Have a great week ahead,
Desmond
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Thank Desmond and a happy weekend for you too.

Trevor
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Great post Desmond. You have pointed out several important things we should all keep in mind. Thanks for posting.
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You're most welcome Frank, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.'

To our succes both personal and professional,
Desmond
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accad Premium
Thank you for sharing this article.
Many have insecurities in life depending on the factors and environment where they are and raised. I, for instance when we were young lived in the far flung areas that seemed to be unreachable because there were no roads and is so far from the nearest town.
The tendencies I have is to keep silent, just think and reflect by myself. I only rise to speak when I see and feel there is a need.
It's such a difficult thing but I am overcoming it until this time and age.
But true, we should be confident as long as we are sure of one thing that would help everyone. Knowing the truth of a thing is something that can build this value.
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despatis Premium
Thanks for sharing Jimmie and your positive feedback. "If you want to go fast, go alone ~ If you want to go far, go together."

Have a nice weekend,
Desmond
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Hello Desmond, this is a truth I have just proven a matter of about 30 minutes ago.

A few days ago someone found one of my links in the thread and read my post. The person commented on the post and then sent me a PM to inform me and asked for a return comment.

I acknowledged the PM with a promise of a return as I could not do it straight away, due to issues I am having with my site.

I did the return today and whilst I was there on this site I noticed a few things needing correcting.

I sent the same PM with an apology and informing of my returned comment. I also indicated the corrections needed.

I felt, like you said here, I wanted to do something extra because I could not reciprocate the same day I got the person's comment.

Thanks for your post that explains the why of my action in a way I have not seen written in a post before.

Regards,

EJ
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Hi EJ, I believe that helping others is not only good for them and a good thing to do, it also makes us happier and healthier too. 'Help yourself by helping another' is also what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

Thanks for reading and your comprehensive comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
Desmond
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ELeslie Premium
Thank you Desmond and the very same to you.

EJ
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Great post, 100 percent agree with you.
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Hi Melani, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. As Mother Teresa once said: "It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."

Desmond
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Micutsa Premium
This is a great post, Desmond! Thank you so much for sharing it!
It was interesting to read about the halo effect...
Awesome, positive and useful tips!

Marina
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You're most welcome Marina, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.' Thanks for reading and your kind comment.

To our succes both personal and professional,
Desmond
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I have no specific expertise but I feel blessed due to my own competent nature in any given day.

To back you up of your competency, of course, few little details in certain aspect and element need to be there also as the companionship.

Desmond elaborate brilliantly over here! Just find out yourself the right substitute if one here is missing from your armor and make it up in your own rights in order to help people in different capacities.

Thanks, Desmond, this is very helpful my friend!

*A friend or friendship is not limited to any age, any race, any belief, any philosophy, and almost anything.
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Hi Afqm, I believe that helping others is not only good for them and a good thing to do, it also makes us happier and healthier too. 'Help yourself by helping another' is also what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

Thanks for reading and your comprehensive comment, much appreciated.

Have a great Sunday,
Desmond
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Anytime, Sir! I savor this kind of moment and looking forward to being more involve in others good works in the future.

Chill, Learn, Help, & aspire to success.
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xanfo Premium
This great Desmond. Very useful tips
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Happy to know that it's useful Alexandra, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Desmond
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Thanks for this excellent post, Desmond! I enjoy reading posts about the "why" questions behind what we do. Very good!
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Hi Marty, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. As Mother Teresa once said: "It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."

Desmond
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martycanaday Premium
Great quote!
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Hi Desmond, Thank you for your excellent post and message.
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Hope it's useful Peony, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated.

Desmond
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Hello Desmond, a great article, let's help each other online and watch the benefits!

Enjoy your weekend Desmond, Roy.
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Hi Roy, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

To our success, both personal and professional,
Desmond
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It's awesome that you can help other and get help, so we can all make a living online, the best community!
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despatis Premium
Yep Anis, as Mother Teresa once said: "It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."

Have a great day,
Desmond.
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Awesome post, Desmond. Thanks for the loving reminder.
Michelle
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Thanks for reading Michelle and for your positive comment, most appreciated. It's what our WA community is all about.

Enjoy your Sunday,
Desmond
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mybiz4u Premium
You too, Desmond.
M
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Thanks so much for your message Desmond.
Jerome
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Hope it's useful Jerome, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Desmond
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Awesome blog Desmond. Thanks for sharing this useful info!
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You're most welcome Raghuraman, thanks for reading and your kind comment. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.

To our succes, both personal and professional,
Desmond
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Stansk Premium
This is what I strive for everyday when I'm on WA.
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despatis Premium
Thanks so much Stephen, it's what our community is all about.

Cheers,
Desmond
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Ovidiu Premium
Nice post!
We all need help sometimes, so let's help others when they need!
Cheers
Ovidiu
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Hope it's useful Ovidiu, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Cheers,
Desmond
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Hi Desmond, We seem to get so wrapped up in our own lives that we sometimes forget we`re here to help others. Then in return we are helping ourselves. I totally agree with what you have to say. Thank you for sharing. All the best.
Ann
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You're most welcome Ann, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.' Thanks for reading and your kind comment.

To our succes both personal and professional,
Desmond
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I love your post.
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Hope it's useful Sandra, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated.

Desmond
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Hi dear. To keep you going, I've prepared a Dose of Encouragement specially for you and for all my other loved ones. Here it is: Hope you will appreciate it.
Have a nice day.
Best Regards
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Great posting Umsizi, well done!

Desmond
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you my dear. Thanks for reading. You are so kind.
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kmotte Premium
A very insightful blog.
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Thanks so much Keith, it's what our community is all about.

Cheers,
Desmond
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I totally agree and I live by this.
Many thanks for sharing, cheers, Tosh :)
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Happy to know that it's useful Tosh, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Have a great weekend,
Desmond
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Toshmack Premium
It is a pleasure, Desmond.
Have a great weekend yourself.
Many thanks, Tosh :)
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KBush Premium
Thank you so much for sharing these valuable reminders, of the way life should be.

I wish you great success and a prosperous future. I look forward to this journey with you and our WA family.


Kinda
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You're most welcome Kinda, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.' Thanks for reading and your kind comment.

To our succes both personal and professional,
Desmond
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Anyone after reading what wrote will continue to have a positive attitude. Life is like looking at yourself in a mirror....
Thank you for the life lesson.
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Dear Avognan, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. As Mother Teresa once said: "It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."

Have a great day,
Desmond.
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ttabor Premium
Thank you Desmond for bringing it up...human nature at it's best working...great stuff!
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Hope it's useful Tom, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, much appreciated.

Desmond
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This is great! Thanks.
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despatis Premium
Dear Rebecca, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated.

Cheers,
Desmond
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This is fantastic...thanks for sharing the link with me!
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Hope it's useful Steve, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated.

Desmond
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Steve1958 Premium
I am going to print it out! And spread it around...thanks again...
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Great blog, thanks :)
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Hi Marek, thanks for reading and for your kind compliment, most appreciated.

Desmond
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Thanks Desmond regards
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You're most welcome Louise, thanks for reading, most appreciated!

Desmond
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Hi Desmond
Very good blog indeed! Thank you:)
Cheers, Anna
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Hope it was useful Anna, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated. Desmond
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Hello Desmond I really like what you have written here, thanks.
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Hello Andrea, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated. Desmond
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I have a BS in Psychology (which has the market value of less than a cup of coffee) ;-)
I have always found people's motivations fascinating.
thank you for sharing your insights.
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I share your fascination Barbara! Thanks for reading and for your positive comment, most appreciated. Desmond
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Hi Desmond, I think your post is a neat combination of good advice and uplifting words.
Helping others comes to me naturally. I think I inherited it from my grandma. She often said: ¨oh, it´s nothing, really¨. I don´t think it´s nothing, and your post points that out well.
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Dear Tessa, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. As Mother Teresa once said: "It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving." Have a great weekend, Desmond.
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ColleenD Premium
Very well put together I believe sometimes we do things for others cause it just feels right but we may not know why we do things for others "Ah Ha Moments"
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Hi Colleen, I believe that helping others is not only good for them and a good thing to do, it also makes us happier and healthier too. 'Help yourself by helping another' is also what Wealthy Affiliate is all about. Thanks for reading and your kind comment. Desmond
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much appreciated Thank You
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Marcel92 Premium
Self confidence the gateway to success. Great motto as well, Desmond. Thank you for sharing.
Marcel...
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Indeed Marcel! Thanks for reading and for your positive comment, most appreciated. Desmond
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Gloriajk Premium
This is true, not only here, but in life in general.
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Indeed Gloria, in life in general and exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about. Thanks for reading and your kind comment. Desmond
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I love your motto: "Help yourself by helping another"! Thanks for the inspiring words!

Tight lines,

Roger, The Smiling BassHole
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Hope it's useful Roger, thanks for reading and for your kind comments, most appreciated. Desmond
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Love your opening Image. Can I use this on my website?
Kindest regards,
Jeff.
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Please do Jeff, it's share ware. Hope you liked the content too?

Have a great weekend,
Desmond
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That is what LOVE is all about. My dream is to see other succeed. and feel good. Love & Light,
Clyde
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Hi! I agree! It feels good to be a part of this great community!
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Hi Alex, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated. Desmond
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Indeed Clyde! Thanks for reading and for your positive comment, most appreciated. Desmond
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You're welcome Desmond!
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Thank you for sharing this wonderful post. Helping means providing selfless service to someone in need without expecting anything in return. It gives you a sense of pride and fulfillment which is the very essence of being human.
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You're most welcome Adel, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.' Thanks for reading and your kind comment.

Have a great Sunday,
Desmond
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Hi Greg! Thank you for sending me this post! You're right, it is all about help and get helped!
Thanks
Alex
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Hope it was useful Alex, thanks for reading and for your kind comments, most appreciated. Desmond
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Great positive statements.
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Thanks a lot Gregory, it's what our WA community is all about.

Have a great day,
Desmond
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NORZ Premium
Great post Desmond. Makes a lot of sense. I like it. :)
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despatis Premium
Thanks for reading Norz and for your positive comment, most appreciated. It's what our WA community is all about.

Cheers,
Desmond
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you had so many good points in this blog I re-read it 2x now. this time "Doing so for someone else will increase your self respect and subsequently your self-confidence." stood out. Good Stuff!
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Great stuff my motto is be blessed and be a Blessing to Others and Get inspired as you Inspire Others.
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Hi JD, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.' Thanks for reading and your kind comment. Desmond
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Thanks for the thoughtful post, Desmond. There were several points I needed to hear today, in relation to my employment.
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Happy to know that it was useful Diana, thanks for reading and for your kind comments, most appreciated.

Desmond
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bjdluna Premium
Hi Desmond,
This is so true and so "WA"! It really is a great practice to be this way always. Thank you for sharing this!
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despatis Premium
Thanks for reading Barbara and for your positive comment, most appreciated. It's indeed what our WA community is all about.

Have a great day,
Desmond
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bnaylor Premium
Hey Desmond... I really like your take on this... it's important to be able to give back, especially as part of any Community, for all of the reasons you have indicated and others... I have found personally to never undervalue reciprocity... It can be a very powerful force in many instances... Well thought out post... Bryan
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Hi Bryan, thanks again for your positive feedback, most appreciated. 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about.' Thanks for reading and your kind comment. Desmond
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bnaylor Premium
I agree completely... Paraphrasing an famous Zig Ziglar quote... "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.... My mantra or mission statement... Have a great day... Bryan
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LouieLuc Premium
Let me add to this, if I may.

My Portuguese Language teacher used to say:
«When we teach, we are really learning twice».

Meaning, in order to help another person, you need to really understand what you're talking about and translate it into a simpler language so that the other person is able to fully understand.
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despatis Premium
How true Louie, we can teach from our experience, but we cannot teach experience. Thanks for your valuable contribution, Desmond.
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LouieLuc Premium
Precisely Desmond!
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lmwood646 Premium
Another way to say that is, teach someone to fish, don't give them a fish. That may not be the exact quote, but you get the point,

I'm wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year.
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lmwood646 Premium
Right, The only way to get experience is to live it.
Much success to you.
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I get the point Luther, thanks for reading and your kind comment. Best New Year wishes to you and your loved ones! Desmond
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bobtm56 Premium
Well written Despatis, I enjoyed this article as it covered so many aspects of genuine valuable principles that we all could benefit from.
Best Regards
Bob
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despatis Premium
Thanks for reading Bob and for your positive comment, most appreciated. Actually it's what our WA community is all about.

Have a great day,
Desmond
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Dinh Premium
great to meet like minded people !
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Indeed Dinh, 'help yourself by helping another' is what our WA community is all about. Thanks for reading and your kind comment, Desmond.
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Wow! great article! very interesting!
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Happy to know Douglas, thanks for reading and for your kind comments, most appreciated.

Cheers,
Desmond
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2Al Premium
Interesting blog. Thank you for sharing.
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Thanks a lot Alma, it's what our WA community is all about.

Have a great day,
Desmond
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Great blog!
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Dank je wel Warner, goed dit te horen van een senior WA member. Heb met je gelinked, hopelijk vind je dat goed? Fijne dag nog, Desmond
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Great article :)
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Thanks Tammy, hope it's helpful. Have a great day, Desmond.
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You too :)
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Mike-Writes Premium
Great words Desmond... thank you for sharing!
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It's my pleasure Mike, 'Help yourself by helping another' is exactly what Wealthy Affiliate is all about. Thanks for your kind comment, most appreciated. Desmond
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LouieLuc Premium
I believe that people must being doing what's right because... it's right and not due to second intentions in the first place. :))

Even, for example, that someone replies negatively to our offer of help, it is not our mistake.

Being open and paying attention to people and opportunities (besides being the right thing to do) will only benefit you in the end.
Positivity attracts posivity.

Thanks for this post Desmond!
And thank you for being like this and believing in this!
Louie
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Hi Louie, thanks for your positive feedback, most appreciated. As Mother Teresa once said: "It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving." On our both personal and professional growth and let's stay in touch. Desmond.
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LouieLuc Premium
Couldn't agree more, my friend. Sure, let's keep in touch. :))
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I am a firm believer in these concepts and have seen them play out over and over. Priceless
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Thanks for reading Dick, your kindly comment is most appreciated.
Desmond
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Thanks for sharing this. ..clearly explained..
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Hope it's helpful Ananda! Thanks for reading and your positive comment, most appreciated. Desmond.
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Great blog. Thanks for sharing. Best wishes. Robin
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despatis Premium
Great comment Robin! Thank you so much, Desmond
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Lunaria Premium
Thanks for sharing words of wisdom Desmond :)
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despatis Premium
You're most welcome Cristina, thanks for reading and for your kind comment, most appreciated.
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Lunaria Premium
No problem :)
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LLiu Premium
Desmond that was very inspiring words and so true. Being a positive person is so important to man kind. That is what I like about the people here at WA, they are giving back of what they feel from there hearts...sharing.
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