“Commence silly walk now”, the sign by the sidewalk read. So, naturally, I started silly walking, hoping that the residents of the house were watching out their front windows to admire my (lack of) grace and poise. My dog, Ozzie,… Read More »Acts of Kindness to Neighbors: Friday Favorites
We humans are a resilient bunch. Currently we are in the greatest global crisis that most of us can remember, confronting an unfamiliar foe. And we are doing it by and large in isolation. Some parts of the world have… Read More »Kindness in a Time of Crisis: Friday Favorites
Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. What a wonderful concept! Who doesn’t want to be thankful, ready to show appreciation, and share kindness. In my mind, these are… Read More »13 Inspiring Quotes About Gratitude
Every year on the fourth Saturday of October, millions of people across the United States participate in activities designed to make a positive difference in the world. Since 1992, this day has been recognized as Make a Difference Day. Make… Read More »Inspirational Stories for Make a Difference Day
What would I like to tell my twenty-something-year-old self about all of the ways self-care can improve a person’s life? There were so many things I took for granted all those years ago that I wish now I had paid… Read More »The Importance of Self-Care for Young Adults
The wonderful thing about being kind, is indeed, just how easy it is. A word, a smile, one small act that demonstrates caring and consideration; all of these show a generosity of spirit. But what, exactly, is kindness? And why… Read More »What is Kindness and Why is it Important?