Doing A Good Deed Can Surely Lift Your Mood

By Nicole Phillips I believe everything happens for a reason. Granted, I live a blessed life. But when I get frustrated with the little things and begin to pout “Why me?” I’ve found the best balm is to be kind to others. Nancy from Horace agrees. She sent me this email: “Nicole, I saw your…
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Kindness Creates Lasting Friendship

By Nicole Phillips Sometimes in life, you are handed a situation that makes no sense at all. You can’t fix it, and those around you don’t know what to do to help. At those times, a chance meeting with a compassionate soul can be the lifeline you didn’t even know you needed. This is the…
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Food From Friends A Sign Of Kindness

By Nicole Phillips I am a bad cook. I mean, really bad. Even my very sweet husband agrees that I can follow a recipe with the precision of a neurosurgeon, but the things I make just don’t taste very good. My 7-yearold daughter swears that Daddy’s mac-n-cheese tastes better than mine, and she’s right. I…
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The Kindness Of Setting A Good Example For Kids

By Nicole Phillips “What would Nicole do?” I honestly had a women tell me she thought those words to herself as she watched a man try to pile an entire load of dumped lumber back into his pickup, in the rain, in the middle of 45th Street. Um … maybe I gave you the wrong…
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Judy’s Story: Friends Offer Their Unwavering Support

By Nicole Phillips I am officially afraid to open my email. I come from the world of television news. If you didn’t like how I looked, what I said or how I was saying it, you turned to your husband and complained to him. I seldom got to hear feedback from viewers. Apparently the newspaper…
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