The research on this certainly varies a bit, but the average person speaks anywhere from 7,000 to 20,000 words per day. Even if we played it super safe and just went with 5,000 words per day that is plenty for us to make our case […]
At the core of embracing how much you matter to yourself, to others, and to the world is the understanding of cause and effect. Maybe we don’t think about this as much as we should, but we are powerful beings.
If someone asked you, “If you had one hour to do anything you want, as long as it is for you, what would you do?” how would you answer their question? What if they only offered the timeframe of 15 minutes? Or what if they offered a full day? How would you respond?
When was the last time you were in a store and an employee came up to you to see if you needed help? Can you recall the moment? Can you also recall how you responded? Our guess is something like this, “No thank you, I am just looking.”
Let us set the record straight… There is nothing random about kindness. Kindness is intentional and it is inspired by a thought, then a choice, and then an act. In the split second when someone decides to open a door for someone else, they are choosing kindness.
Kindness is so contagious and so appreciated that it even works with total strangers. And, in a day where we hear terms like “Stranger Danger” or we get scared when someone knocks on our door in the evenings, maybe a little positive-stranger-engagement might be just […]
Ever seen those photos of two completely different animals species helping one another? You know, like Remoras and sharks or Plovers and crocodiles? They are called “Symbiotic Relationships,” meaning they are win-win relationships. As people, being kind to one another can also be loosely seen […]
The cool thing about being kind is that it can often have a splash of surprise to it. And, who doesn’t like a good surprise every now and then? Well, within reason, anyway. Surprising someone is fun and can be done in so many ways. […]
As humans, we often prioritize being right as more important than being kind. It is almost like we see being kind as “losing” and being right as “winning.” But, what does that really get us? The answer is “nothing.” Well, maybe it gets us some […]