2 ways to become more kind

2 Ways to Become More Kind

    Becoming more kind is important because kindness can change the world. I learned its world-changing powers by studying what true kindness is and wrote What In The World Does It Mean to Be Kind. Then I gathered stories from individuals I know to see ways kindness had changed their world. Kindness is powerful […]

True Kindness Stories to be Grateful for

True Kindness Stories to Be Grateful For

    November is National Gratitude Month. It felt trite so I asked a group of people. How do you feel about the focus on gratitude every November? Many felt like I did—it shouldn’t be just one month—it should be every day. But there were others that said they loved it and it was inspiring. […]

What in the world does it mean to be kind

What In The World Does It Mean To Be Kind?

  Many say our world needs more kindness. But what does it really mean to be kind? Is it just being nice instead of being mean? Being nice doesn’t sound world changing to me. True kindness must be something deeper.   CHANGING THE WORLD THROUGH KINDNESS I delved into the meaning of kindness when I […]

What to Do When You Can't Press Through Emotional Pain

What to Do When You Can’t Press Through Emotional Pain

  I’ve been struggling emotionally. Personal frustrations, disappointments, and losses. Friends going through traumatic things. Being unable to help them. Unanswered questions of why and how come. Frustration. Sorrow. Grief. Uncertainty. Confusion. Pain. Pain. Pain. All different kinds. It’s worse when they all coalesce. Meld together in complexity making them larger than they are alone. […]

5 Ways to calm your perfectionism

5 ways to calm your perfectionism

  Perfectionism. It’s a term I didn’t apply to myself until I began writing about it. As I read about perfectionism and the way it affects people I saw myself in ways I hadn’t before. It was upsetting. I read many negative side-effects to perfectionism and that only increased my anxiety. I needed to calm […]