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Overlooked Benefits of Being Kind to All that You Meet

Overlooked Benefits of Being Kind to All that You Meet

A smile is worth about a thousand words, give or take. And if you’ve ever been feeling down (as we all have), you probably know how a smile from the right person at the right time can turn your day around.  The phrase is a […]

What to do when you don’t like yourself

What to do when you don’t like yourself

I’m a big contender in the self hatred stakes. So what do you do when you don’t like yourself? I think my feelings of self loathing originated in my childhood. My parents were very critical of me and there were rarely any kind words. This […]

The Kindness app

The Kindness app

I came across this app today and thought it was a great idea – full of ideas on how to be kind to others and to yourself… Excellent  Mandy X   Photo by Matt Collamer on Unsplash

The good things in life

The good things in life

Sunsets Laughing with a friend A smile from a stranger A compliment from a stranger Random Kindness feeling loved and cared for Freshly baked bread with butter witnessing the beauty of nature The smell of cut grass Cute animals A happy memory A hug Napping […]

And so this is Christmas

And so this is Christmas

Just a quick note to wish you a happy day, not just today but every day going forward. Next year could be your best year yet. Keep the faith, look forward with positive expectancy and make the most of every day! Mandy X   Photo […]

18 things to make life worthwhile

18 things to make life worthwhile

There are things that we could all be doing to make life more worthwhile. Sometimes, we spend our time rushing from chore to chore and forget to slow down and think about the important things. The worthwhile stuff. Being busy creeps in and life passes […]

22 Experts offer advice on self love

22 Experts offer advice on self love

We have so many things going for us, don’t we? Despite the limited number of hours in a day, we are somehow able to include time for work, family, friends, and even other extracurricular activities into our already busy schedules. But how much time do […]

Imagine there’s no suffering

Imagine there’s no suffering

I think about the John Lennon song – Imagine. I imagine how the world could be: No possessions No religion (I believe religion creates barriers – and “us and them” mentality. Kindness and compassion No cruelty to living things It’s what we all want. To […]