Tag Archives: kindness

Thoughtful Thursday: Life, purpose, and having fun along the way

Sharing more food for thought from social media posts on how to live our lives. Can you tell which ones are serious and which ones not so much so?! For those of you not ready to relate to the aging … Continue reading

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Trying to start a positivity train

Whether due to the overwhelming political and climatic upheavals we see in the world or because of significant personal upheavals, staying positive has been a challenge for many/most of us these days. There are no easy answers.  More and more … Continue reading

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When the most optimistic people aren’t feeling very optimistic

These times have been hard on almost everyone in some way or another.  In the past 2+ years (or maybe in the past 6+ years), we’ve learned that no-one is immune from the world’s problems: the challenges of global pandemics, … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day, how appropriately thoughtful

How many of you knew that this week, February 13-19, is Canada’s first official Kindness Week?! As explained by the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp): The bill [establishing the third week of February as National Kindness Week] was enacted on June … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men 2.0

A post I had forgotten about has started turning up in my daily blog “hits” column, a 3-year old post entitled Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men: wouldn’t that be nice!  Three full years ago.  Long before the January 6 … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: kindness and character

Quotes worth taking to heart. I know this is good advice for me at times! Image source: Pinterest

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Thoughtful Thursday: thinking about how we can all make a difference

Earlier this week I read a blog post by Kristine at CandidKay that resonated strongly with me.  I don’t know about you, but the challenges the world is facing – and the way in which the people in charge are … Continue reading

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To be nice or to be kind, that is the question

The other day an article in the Globe and Mail caught my attention because of its intriguing title, Canada is fighting Covid-19 with niceness … and losing, by Tenille Bonoguore.  The premise of the article was that in trying to … Continue reading

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