Tag Archives: kindness

Kindlings: How to Deliver Bad News

A common issue I have encountered working with hundreds of speaking and training clients all over the US is failure to deliver bad news in a timely manner. Most people don’t deliver bad news because they are afraid of the … Continue reading

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Reduce Holiday Stress by Setting Boundaries

Set Boundaries to Cut Down on Stress this Season There’s no question that the holidays can bring out the best and the worst in people, particularly families.  There’s so much pressure to decorate, get the right gifts, prepare for visitors, … Continue reading

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How to Truly Give Thanks at Home this Week

Giving Thanks: Thursday is More than Just a Day for Food and Football In the United States, it’s Thanksgiving this week.  As we prepare delicious food, plan on parades and games, take the time to  give thanks  and acknowledge others … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Your Presence

Me and Cinderella Be Here Now In the US, we celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday.  My own mother died when I was 21, after a long terminal illness.  I still miss her delectible meals, artistic talent and haunting beauty.  While she … Continue reading

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Dignity and Respect- For Yourself and Others

Helping Others Needs to Be a Two Way Street Most of us have been raised thinking it’s appropriate to be generous, kind, loving and helpful to others.  In in today’s world with so much suffering, we are increasingly asked to … Continue reading

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Heroes Among Us…

There are Good People Everywhere You may have read about her or seen her on Ellen®. The story of the the young waitress in Concord, NH who paid the bill for two furloughed women from the National Guard. That meant she … Continue reading

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Conscious Acts of Kindness

A great many studies including one on 2000 people found that being kind to others decreases stress and enhances mental health.  Pick one day this week and choose to deliberately commit 5 separate acts of kindness.  These should be chosen … Continue reading

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