Be Kind to Yourself

Tuesday April 21, 2015 #718 “I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent.  They believe that self-criticism is what keeps them in line.  Most people have gotten in...

Strength, Courage, and Kindness

Tuesday January 14, 2014 #593   “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.”   ~Albert Schweitzer   So much of the pervasive issues of our time:  lack...

Each day is another opportunity

Thursday June 20, 2013 #534   “I love the man who can smile in trouble, gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection.”   ~Thomas Paine   The people I admire the most are those who find the inner strength to face their demons,...

Stop thinking and start doing

Tuesday February 12, 2013 #497   “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.”   ~Edmund Burke   Poverty, depression, hunger, violence, suffering….  These exist – nearby and far away.  If you could make a...

Kindness, Beauty & Truth

Tuesday October 16, 2012 #463   “The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty, and truth.”   ~Albert Einstein   One of the great benefits of the internet...