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11 Intentional Acts of Kindness

Here are 11 ways to spread kindness in an intentional way! Smile More. Hold a door open for someone. Encourage someone with a compliment. At a drive-thru, pay for the person behind you. Send a Thank You note to at least 2 people today. Let someone else go first. Listen, really listen,

Pass the Salt – Living a Life of Influence

I heard a story the other day about a minister who was making a wooden trellis to support a climbing vine. As he was pounding away, he noticed that a little boy was watching him. The youngster didn’t say a word, so the preacher kept on working, thinking the young man would leave

The Power of One

There is no shortage of stories about how one person, one moment, one action, or one word can make an enormous difference in the world. And yet for many people — with the demands of work and home, the increasing pace of life, and the scope of issues going on in the world — it can easi

Be A Giver of H.O.P.E.

As defined by Dictionary.com, HOPE is: “To wish for something with expectation of its fulfillment.” As you read this week’s newsletter, think of HOPE as not only something to wish for but as a way of life. Learning to live with purpose, provides us with the HOPE of a better tomorrow f

Contagious Kindness

Have you ever wondered why certain products, shows, phrases, or ideas seemingly become overnight successes? Something EVERYONE is talking about, buying, or has got to have? What sets these things apart from all the rest? Let’s take Beanie Babies for example. Remember those? I be

Health Benefits of Kindness

Being kind has a profound impact in the lives of others but you may not know how much of a positive health benefit it delivers to you as well. People who perform acts of kindness would agree that being kind to someone else makes them “feel good.” Scientific research shows

Being Grateful

Why aren’t we more grateful? I’m sure if you asked your neighbor or best friend if he/she was a grateful person they would certainly say yes. We like to think we practice gratitude often but if you get real with yourself you might find out otherwise. How many times have yo

Compassion Equals Kindness

Like most people, the general idea of kindness brings on the thought of doing something nice for someone else. While that is partially true, this week I’d like for you to think of it a little differently. I want you to get down to one of the core foundations of kindness that, wh