Random Acts of Kindness Day 2018

February 17th 2018 is Random Acts of Kindness Day!  For something a little different, my offering to you today is 3 ways to show kindness to the animal kingdom.  Many people believe that before we incarnated as humans, we spent many other incarnations as lower forms of life, including mineral and animal, so let’s remember to be kind to our[…]

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How to show kindness this St. Valentine’s Day!

Sometimes we all just need a reminder of what love is in all its aspects:  kind thoughts, acts and words; respect for each other; tolerance of differences; support through life’s challenges; understanding; humility to admit our mistakes; and so on.   The Feast of St. Valentine’s on 14th February each year reminds us to cherish our loved ones, not just[…]

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Kindness as an Antidote to Pain

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom”, Marcel Proust. This is an article of mine which was recently published in Fibromyalgia Magazine (Feb 2018).  In it, I put forward the idea that even (and especially) if we have a chronic health condition, it is important that we[…]

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Little Ripples

I  believe we are all interconnected on Earth. Everything we think, say and do affects all others, if not in this life, then in the next. Here are two things to focus on today to strengthen our interconnectedness: Treat people with respect, how you would like to be treated. Stop trying to fight the current. You can never control it![…]

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The Bothy: a short story by Anita Neilson.

Take a few minutes, sit comfortably with a warm cuppa to hand, and lose yourself in this short story.  Estimated reading time: 3 minutes! “The Bothy” Thick snow crunched underfoot as Jim quickened his pace through the forest towards the clearing ahead.  His eyes winced against the glaring sun piercing a sky of cobalt blue.  Cheeks flared red with the[…]

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