New Netflix Series Sparks Ideas For Kindness

A strange thing is happening. The kids are fed, the dishes are done (sort of) and the couch begins calling my name. Actually, it’s not the couch that’s drawing me in, it’s the television. Ahhh, Netflix. I’ve always admired the beauty of being able to watch what you want when you want it, but at…
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Well-Timed Letter Reminds Me To Look For Kindness

I went to visit my father recently. He had a stroke about 9 months ago and is now a permanent resident in an assisted living facility. He hasn’t yet regained the use of the right side of his body, so he relies heavily on my step-mom and his nurses to tend to his every need.…
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Dealing With Difficult People Is Easier With Kindness

Remember the old National Enquirer magazine commercials? “Inquiring minds want to know. I want to know.” I talk about the health benefits of giving and how awkward situations can be smoothed out with kindness, but the more opportunities I have to speak in public and get immediate feedback from those messages, the more I realize…
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Kindness Isn’t About Them, It’s About You

My husband has banned me from Amazon. Not for shopping. For reading book reviews. Specifically, my book reviews. I wrote a book and because it was about kindness, I assumed everyone would love it. So when someone left me a two-star review, I cried. Seriously, stupid I know, but I boo-hooed for almost two days.…
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Kindness Reminds Us There Are Good People In The World

When I was in kindergarten, we had a whole lesson about what to do when you find a lost wallet. We acted out make-believe scenarios in which one of us would be the person who drops the wallet, one would be the person who finds it and another would be the officer at the police…
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