How was recess today?

In our family, we've been working on kindness. And because we are focused on that, I get to hear about recess a lot....more

What Do I Tell My Kids About a Trump Presidency?

Trump’s win has devastated pretty much everyone I know on both sides of the political spectrum. From my children who wanted their ‘teammate’ Hillary to win, to friends, colleagues, and neighbours. This ‘victory’ doesn’t sit right with us. And it’s not because our person didn’t win. We’ve all dealt with being on the losing team before. This defeat is different. We’re talking about someone who built his campaign on threats, insults, lies, and fear. His campaign was grounded in hatred, bigotry, misogyny, ignorance, and intolerance....more

Making the World a Better Place Through Niceness and Nonsense

Many people have told me that I’m too nice. And they didn’t mean it, um, in a nice way.A coworker once told me that he was waiting for the day I’d take my arm, and in one fell swoop, wipe my desk clear of pens, plants and creative briefs while shouting, “this is bullsh**!” I should clench my fist and frown more often....more

Just Because She Married My Ex Doesn't Make Her Bad

My ex-husband’s wife’s mother just died. What are the rules around your children’s step-grandmother passing on who they have never met? Do we attend the ritual services? Or do we simply send a card? Maybe this is when we write our own rules and pretend it’s protocol. She called me within an hour of the death, I was glad she did. We knew this was imminent for a couple of weeks. But let’s back up to why we even communicate to this degree. ...more
cj_killingsuperwoman Thank you - we worked on ourselves to come to a new place of acceptance. ...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Being kind is not difficult, just let your love flow. Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

At least once today remember to express your appreciation for others. Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

The most powerful gift we have been given is the ability to practice kindness. Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

FOR THE SAKE OF AN ANT

Kindness does not to be anything huge. Sometimes it is the most simplistic of things which have life changing effects. This really hit home for me while reading an excerpt from a book called Essential Sufism, by editors James Fadiman and Robert Frager. They present a story about being kind to an ant....more

Experiences of Kindness

When was the last time you experienced an act of kindness? Tell us about it.Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation ...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

If you do not know how to be kind to yourself, how can you be kind to others Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more
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