Give love

Day 361 of #LiveWell2017 I know that the best gift we can give to anyone - friend, enemy, family, stranger - is the gift of love. Love is kindness. Love is mindfulness. Love is compassion. Love is joy. Love is calmness. Love is freedom. Love is already in each of us, you and me. As … Continue reading Give love

Give a mile

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

Good News Monday

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

Helping someone who is suffering

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

#CreateGoodness with compassion

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

Five ways to be kind to yourself

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