What is a Gift Economy?
Perhaps the best definition of the gift economy is one written Nipun Mehta, and used as a clear description by Dr. Aumatma Shah, founder of the Karma Clinic in Berkeley, CA. In their words, the “gift economy,” represents a shift from consumption to contribution, transaction to trust, scarcity to abundance and isolation to community. To learn more about the gifting model check out the videos of Dr. Aumatma Shaw and Charles Eisenstein, a pioneer working to reintroduce our culture to the power of the gift.
Spirit of Generosity
At The Gifting Tree we offer holistic health modalities “in a form of the gift that we call “Pay What You Can.” This means each of our practitioners offer their specialty service(s) in the spirit of generosity, allowing the recipients of services to feel into at what level they want to reciprocate the gift.
From Our Blog
Friday, December 7th, 2012
from Emma McCreary www.leavingtheisland.com I’ve done the work of learning how to charge what you’re worth. I’ve studied pricing strategy. I’ve run a successful business that supports me and I understand how money works. So I’m not coming to this from the idea that “money is the root of all evil”. I see money as [...]Read more »