Tag Archives: kindness

Us old folks looking after one another

As we know, having friends is an important contributor to good mental and physical health, at all ages. And humour is an excellent contributor to good mental health as well. What can be a better sign of friendship than sharing … Continue reading

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Racism, and finding a way forward towards a world based on compassion (rather than on money and power)

I haven’t been writing many blog posts recently. Why? I’ve been too worn down by the increasing nastiness in the world, including from world leaders whose words should attempt to encourage every single citizen to feel included, providing them with … Continue reading

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I think I’m too old to give advice to young people

I still remember when I was 10 years old and excitedly told my grandmother that I had bought my first 45 (rpm record), Blue Suede Shoes by Elvis Presley. I was 10; she was 75. She not only didn’t seem … Continue reading

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Running and cycling races in enchanting Bhutan

If you’re looking for a cycling race or a road race that challenges you physically, boy, does Bhutan have some races for you. And if you’re looking for a cycling or running destination race that takes you to one of … Continue reading

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How to lead a good life, from an unlikely source

There’s no doubt about it, we’re not all going to agree on what constitutes a “good life”. Some people will measure a good life in terms of good health, some in terms of their wealth, some in terms of the strength … Continue reading

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How to Give ‘Feedback’ to Anyone

Originally posted on Cynthia Reyes :
A team member, working on a project with me years ago, had seen me give feedback to others.  She noticed that I always pointed out ‘the positives’ before getting to what needed improvement, and especially…

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BETO O’ROURKE

Originally posted on Tea and Toast with Kindness:
beto o’rourke did something stupefying jaw dropping awe inspiring did I hear him right? my husband says yes, i did lately i’ve been having fantasies of decency but this was real mr.…

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