Category Archive: Kindness

Kindness

Dec
31

Lessons Learned As A Professional Helper – My Journey

The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt.
-Frederick Buechner

At 19 years old, 3 years after finding my way out of a hopeless life of drug addiction, I finally left behind my dead-end career as a short order cook and started a much more fulfilling career helping adolescents who were struggling with drugs¬†with the detox near me, legal issues and other life problems as …

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Dec
06

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Helping Others

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

Helping others is the most rewarding and beneficial thing you can do to bring more joy and success to your life. In previous posts, I talked about 7 benefits of helping others, then 7 ways to help others, and now we’re going to go over things to avoid. 7 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Helping …

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Dec
05

7 Ways to Help Others And Master Your Success

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
-Lao Tzu

Helping others is the best way for you to master the lessons you have learned in life. In The Secret to Mastering Your Success – Help Other Succeed, I covered 7 benefits of sharing your success with others. In this article we’ll cover the practical ways you can do this. 7 Ways to Use Your …

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Dec
02

The Secret to Mastering Success – Help Others Succeed

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
-Rabindranath Tagore

One of the great things about being a blogger is that, whenever I learn things or experience success in my life, I get to share it with you in order to help you achieve similar success. By sharing these lessons with you, it helps me go from being good at something to becoming a master. …

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Oct
15

Kindness, Poverty and Blog Action Day 2008

Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
-Barbara De Angelis

Today is Blog Action Day. For Blog Action Day 2008, nearly 10,000 bloggers have committed to writing on the topic of Poverty. [Update: The final count is 12,800 bloggers who had participated.] And, I am one of them. Kindness In Rough Times As many of us scale back our living standards and struggle to balance …

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Jan
25

When Kindness is Overwhelming

When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.
-Pauline R. Kezer

Sometimes thinking about kindness can be overwhelming. There is so much that could be done. There seems to be so much need in the world. In Monday’s post, Kindness is not a Sacrifice, I said that “when suffering and scarcity exist, it affects us all in some way.” If this is true … How can …

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Jan
22

How Kindness Eliminates Deprivation

There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.
-May Sarton

My son, Tristen, is at an age where he uses the phrase, “I want” frequently. At the same time, he’s also learning to share and do nice things for people. Unlike most grownups, toddlers express their emotions openly. It is much easier to tell what they are feeling inside. Because of this, I can clearly …

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