Kindness

Why I’m Trying Harder to Be Kind to Strangers – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~Leo Buscaglia From uttering unkind words to sleeping with unkind men, I’ve had many moments of shame in my life. Still, there is one particular moment of shame that stands out from the crowd. It happened at least ten years ago, but I…

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Self Forgiveness Guided Meditation — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Self forgiveness is one of the most precious gifts we can give to ourselves. A gift that will not only bring peace into our hearts, but it will also transform our lives and the lives of those we come in contact with. “Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is, therefore, the means of correcting our misperceptions.” ~ Gerald Jampolsky To give yourself the gift of self forgiveness is to…

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In a Divided World, We Need to Choose Empathy – Happiness Article

As I dialed the number, my palms began to sweat. The person on the other end wasn’t a loan officer or angry lawyer; he was an old friend and we were about to catch up. This should all be mildly pleasant but was instead nerve-wracking. You see, I had reached out to him because we had a problem.  Over the years, my friend’s politics and my own had taken incompatible turns. On social media, I saw him growing reactionary; he…

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How The CHO of VaynerMedia Is Changing The Way We Work – Self Improvement Article

To be successful in the new age of small business, you need to think about things in new ways, you need to do things in new ways, as well as say goodbye to habits and dogmas that no longer serve you. One of the biggest concepts that needs to change is how you view work. No longer are you confined by corporate policies or expectations around the hours you work.  Most business owners are paid for the end product, the…

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Thinking Kind Thoughts About Yourself Boosts Both Physical and Mental Health – Self Improvement Article

Self-compassion and kindness toward yourself is an essential factor in anyone’s happiness, mental health, and well-being. According to a new study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, thinking kind thoughts about yourself is not only good for your mental health, but can actually affect you at a physical and biological level. Researchers from the Universities of Exeter and Oxford separated participants into 5 different groups and had each listen to a different 11 minute audio recording. Some of these…

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12 Ways To Be Good To Yourself This Year And Every Year After

1. Be mindful of what you think, feel, and want. It’s important to recognize that we all hold selfish needs and desires inside, but it’s critical to let those thoughts out. We have to hold our souls to the highest standard, and selfish platitudes hold no place. 2. Be patient, but also determined. Be willing to wait for the things you want, but don’t give up on them completely. Stay focused, but wait when the time comes. 3. Forgive yourself.…

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