Kindness, according to the quick google search I just did, is a quality that combines friendliness, generosity, and consideration, without expectation of praise or reward.
It’s similar to, but not synonymous with, being nice. Kindness includes boundaries which makes both parties feel good, whereas niceness is more about being agreeable at any cost, which is a breeding ground for resentment.
Kindness is a lot of wonderful things, and below you'll find 20 additional random acts of kindness below for your consideration. Which one can you implement this week?
May they brighten your day, and maybe even the day of those around you.
A Soul Fitness Kind of Day
Soul Fitness means taking care of your body, mind, and spirit. It’s paying careful attention to the way you move and nourish your body, how well-rested you are, how you mitigate and manage stress, and how much joy your environment brings you. It’s about organizing and designing a life you love, one breath at a time.
We don’t always hit high notes on all those points in the same day, but some times we do, and today we did.
Rolling into the Weekend like...
This list is known as The Noble Eightfold Path, which is the Buddha's practical instructions to reach the end of suffering.
First Art Acquisition
Well color me happy! I present to you, the first of three recent art acquisitions.
We first learned about the warehouse art sale on social media. A man who’d been in the art gallery industry for decades was selling his expansive inventory dirt cheap to raise money for the preservation and protection of the Duck River.
We made an appointment to go look at the art, spent 90 minutes oohing and ahhing over hundreds of pieces, and ended up coming home with THREE oil paintings of various sizes.
Qe Sera Sera
The future’s not ours to see, so assume the best possible outcome for the highest good of all involved is inevitable, and bring your focus back to this moment.