“This world would be a whole lot better if we just made an effort to be less horrible to one another.” – Elliot Page
“How would your week have been different if you did everything with love and kindness?” – Tina Nies, 40 Day LoveFest for You
Are you the type of person who engages with those around you – or simply goes through the motions of life, shielding yourself from any potential interaction each day?
Would you recognize the coffee kid who serves you in the morning at your drive-thru of choice? Would you acknowledge the waitress from your favorite haunt if passing by her on the street? How about your friendly Lowe’s clerk from Aisle 16, the one who shares a friendly smile as you pretend to be reading a label until he walks on by? Continue reading “Put the ‘live’ in the moment.”
“One kind word can warm three winter months.” – Japanese Proverb
Today was World Kindness Day.
I’m a little late, but the day isn’t over yet here on the East Coast!
I just learned about this day, a day when we are supposed to spread kindness wherever we go, all over the world.
How wonderful it is that we have such a day, 24 hours dedicated to promoting kindness.
Whatever it takes, I’m for it. But how sad it is that we need this.Continue reading “Did you know?”
It may not be a quote, but it is a great directive from Be Amazing. So go about your day keeping this first in mind.
Before every word you speak and action you take, think to yourself, “Is this nice? Is it necessary? Is it kind?”
We sometimes learn that not everything we think needs to be spoken and not everything that is understood needs to be said. Pick and choose your battles wisely. Your victory will be a more simple, peaceful and tranquil existence.
“Today’s goals: Coffee and kindness. Maybe two coffees, and then kindness.” – Nanea Hoffman
“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl
In honor of Presidents Day.
“There are men and women who make the world better just by being the kind of people they are. They have the gift of kindness or courage or loyalty or integrity. It really matters very little whether they are behind the wheel of a truck or running a business or bringing up a family. They teach the truth by living it.” ― James Garfield
“Be kind to others, but be compassionate with yourself.”
My tea bags are great reminders each day for how to live. The inspirational quotes are refreshing and uplifting.Continue reading “Daily thoughts. Points to ponder. Soulful reflections.”