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Altruistic August

This month's theme: Altruistic August

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Altruism is vital for the human race to survive and thrive; and each of our lives is supported by countless kind acts from other people. Yet in our world today, so much is directing us to think only about ourselves - and we often forget the happiness that comes by caring for others. We want to change that. This August Action for Happiness asking everyone to take one kind act per day. Let's create a wave of kindness to spread around the world. 

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This month's theme based on Giving: Do things for others which is one of the Ten Keys to Happier Living >> Find out more about the Ten Keys.

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This month's events

Mo Gawdat Webinar  Jay Shetty Event 2

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Thanks

This calendar is a new addition to our series of monthly action calendars which have been used by millions of people and translated into 20+ languages.

Thanks to Peter Harper for coming up with the original calendar idea and also to the many other kind and talented people who have helped contribute the ideas and inspiration, including Patrick Higgins who first suggested the idea of a new calendar in response to this global crisis.

Many thanks also to the generous volunteers who have translated the calendars into other languages, including Hala Disi, Carine Bouery, Aida Laubach and Jaber & Nailah Aljasmi (Arabic), Sevdzhi Eubova (Bulgarian), Victòria Picó (Catalan), Janice Torkildsen (Chinese & Nepalese), Natalie Lui, Yun You & Chun Fat Huang (Chinese), Renata Sušanj & Dalibor Sever (Croatian), Gabriela Macova (Czech), Merete Klitgård (Danish), Martine De Ruiter (Dutch), Anna Langley (Esperanto), Elisha Gay Hidalgo & Kristo Mari Demegillo (Filipino), Laurence De Olivera & Windy Diakité (French), Rika Tjakea Schütte, Tobias Polzin, Ingrid Schäberle, Yvonne Macasieb, Gunnar Kolley & Rika Tjakea Schütte (German), Areti Efthymiou & Marina Derlere (Greek), GopiKrishan Bali & Arti Kanwar (Hindi), Eva Fekete (Hungarian), Linda Huld Loftsdóttir (Icelandic), Andrea Magnabosco (Italian), Narumi Isoda (Japanese), Rasa Kokoreviča (Latvian), Joana Butenaite & Janina Sabaite (Lithuanian), Marek Zywert & Lidia Golba (Polish), Ana Rute Costa & Heide Castro (Portuguese), Rajat Khatri (Punjabi), Laura Larion & Oana Mindrut (Romanian), Claire Guzanova & Natalya Kuznetsova (Russian), Tara Jevrosimovic (Serbian), Mária Boťanská (Slovak), Vicenç Rul.lan (Spanish), Naima Skillingshage (Swedish), Ali Gülüm, Ceylan Özpınarand Ilgın Bayraktar (Turkish) and Kate Rudenko & Olga V. Seredyuk (Ukranian), Rebeca Little (Welsh).

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AUGUST CALENDAR

Altruistic August: daily actions to help you be kinder to others (and yourself too).

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> Arabic: PDF & JPG
> Bengali: PDF & JPG
> Catalan: PDF & JPG
> Chinese (simplified): PDF & JPG
> Chinese (traditional): PDF & JPG
> Croatian: PDF & JPG
> Czech: PDF & JPG
> Danish: PDF & JPG
> Dutch: PDF & JPG
> Filipino: PDF & JPG
> French: PDF & JPG
> German: PDF & JPG
> Greek: PDF & JPG
> Hindi: PDF & JPG
> Hungarian: PDF & JPG
> Icelandic: PDF & JPG
> Italian: PDF & JPG
> Japanese: PDF & JPG
> Lithuanian: PDF & JPG
> Polish: PDF & JPG
> Portuguese: PDF & JPG
> Portuguese (Brazil): PDF & JPG
> Spanish: PDF & JPG
> Swedish: PDF & JPG
> Turkish: PDF & JPG
> Welsh: PDF & JPG