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Being Kind

Choosing Grace on the Way to School

Lindley Pless | Posted 02.26.2015 | Good News
Lindley Pless

Tomorrow morning I will slow down, back down, and remember that we are all battling something when we wake up each day.

Finding Kind: A Film and Campaign that Asks Girls to be a Little Kinder

Heather Martin | Posted 01.16.2015 | Impact
Heather Martin

Is it impossible to find sisterhood? I can answer an emphatic no after a lifetime of gathering loyal supporters, but I also recall moments in my life where I was abused by girls who called themselves my friends. And apparently I am not alone.

What Has Happened to Respect?

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 12.07.2013 | Impact
Gregory G. Allen

Those seven letters: R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Some people demand it. Others expect it. And yet, not everyone gives it. Perhaps we can blame social media and the lack of human connection, but respect has gone out the window in the new age of modern technology.

Has Social Grace Gone Out the Window?

Nikki Luongo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Nikki Luongo

But of course, no one really knows what's going on in other people's life, they just figure since they see postings on a social networking site, that your every thought and whim is basically filled under a 200 word status.

Why Does Kindness Go Viral?

Nikki Williams | Posted 06.15.2013 | Good News
Nikki Williams

Kindness brings us together, heals hurts, and makes us happy. It defines us as human beings. As social creatures, we seek connection with others and feel compelled to share our joys and triumphs in the dramatic world of daily life.

The Best Thing You Can Do For Yourself This Year

Posted 01.17.2013 | Women

Instead of focusing on what you haven’t finished, embrace self-compassion -- defined, simply, as your ability to accept your shortcomings with kindness and understanding.

Casual Friends And Acquaintances Deserve Kindness, Too

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 05.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Orbuch

For some reason, many of us act as if we have a finite supply of kindness, and we "save" it for our partner, family, and closest friends. But the reality is that on a daily basis, we are more likely to spend time interacting with acquaintances -- the bus driver, the doorman, the bank teller, the custodian, the barista, our coworkers -- than with people who are closest to our heart.

Being Kind In Unkind Times

Larry Yang | Posted 01.05.2012 | Religion
Larry Yang

The practice of Intention changes our own hearts and also the heart of our world. Of course, intention is not the end-goal or outcome itself. We are called to follow our highest intentions with our highest actions

Nice People Can Finish First

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 08.14.2011 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

People pleasers give themselves away and call it nice. But it's not nice if you feel used, taken for granted, and don't get your needs met.