Tag: kindness

Alone on Christmas

I realize not everyone celebrates Christmas. For those who do, though, being alone on the big day is perhaps the second most heartbreaking thing I can think of. Being alone day in and day out and having your kids promise to visit you but never show up, and they promise you again they’ll at least

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Be Kind Because Your Time Keeps Slipping into The Future

One thing you have to remember is that your time is slipping into the future. While it’s a catchy funky song to listen to, it’s also something good to keep in mind. Many people approach volunteering as something they’ll get around to… someday. And someday just never comes. Just sitting around and being bored is

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Five Steps to A Kinder You This Christmas: Giving is Getting

The #SmallSteps series is all about giving. This week we’re focusing on giving food to those who need it. A classic way to give back to the community is to give food to those in need, whether they are homeless, in a shelter, or in homes but struggling to make ends meet for one reason

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Letters to Keep us Together Because Maintaining Friendships as an Adult is a Struggle!

One thing that I’ve learned in my few years as a genuine adulty person is that adult friendships are different from school friendships, even college friendships. When you are adults you have different work schedules, you live in different neighborhoods or even different cities or continents, you have different lifestyles and careers, and while your

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Give, Give, and Give Some More

If you’ve been following the #SmallSteps series, you’ll know there are ways to save up your physical and digital change enough to make donations that will really make a difference. But how do you decide where to give those donations? Find Your Passion Projects Passion Projects are the things you care about that closely relate

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Be A Kind Person In Half The time By Giving Your Spare Change

Our first post in the #SmallSteps series we talked about giving your physical change to those in need of it. This week we are going to jump into ways you can give your digital change. Digital Change First of all, what is digital change? That’s the cents left to make a full dollar when you

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Easy Steps to Bring Thankfulness into Your Daily Life and Reap The Stress Relieving Rewards

Thursday was Thanksgiving. I know it’s a uniquely American holiday that the rest of the world doesn’t celebrate, but I think remembering the blessings in our lives is an important thing to do. With Thanksgiving behind me now I think it’s important to remember how good it is for us to be thankful year round.

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Coins for Change to Supercharge Giving Back to The Community In Half The Time

I’m starting a new series this week about the #SmallSteps a person can easily take to give back to their community…