Day 337 of #LiveWell2017 Here is an unconventional way to give to people who have life-threatening illnesses or are receiving palliative care. It's giving their loved ones travel miles for "flights of compassion" so that the sick and dying can be visited by friends or family, often one last time. "Give A Mile is a … Continue reading Give a mile
Day 219 of #LiveWell2017 Photo by Alex Pasarelu on Unsplash O.M.Goodness! This story may have gone viral by now. I don't know. But, when I saw it, I knew I had to share it with you. Mother A was on a plane alone (without her kids, for a change) when her plane was delayed on the tarmac. During … Continue reading Good News Monday
Day 150 of #LiveWell2017 It's difficult to see someone you love suffering. Their pain is your pain. Their sadness is your sadness. If you're anything like me, you just want to fix it, to make their suffering go away. But we can't, because every person has to find their own happiness, their own way out … Continue reading Helping someone who is suffering
Day 124 of #LiveWell2017 Love is in us, in our DNA. Since the dawn of humans, our brains have nearly tripled in size, and much of our gray matter is devoted to the capacity to love. So, why not use it? When we love selflessly - with a genuine desire to make someone else happy … Continue reading Share your love
Day 88 of #LiveWell2017 Compassion - you know, that emotional response and authentic desire we have to alleviate the suffering of others - is at the root of every act of kindness. True compassion is not pity, but sympathy for and understanding of someone else's pain or suffering and a desire to mitigate it in some … Continue reading #CreateGoodness with compassion
Day 39 of #LiveWell2017 “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” - Henry James For the next seven days, I'm going to focus on kindness...and today we're going to start with how to be kind to yourself. Why? … Continue reading Five ways to be kind to yourself
“Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.” — John Wesley, Letters of John Wesley Day 4 of #LiveWell2017. What does … Continue reading What is goodness?