Lent 2021: Day 20

  Good morning and Happy International Day of Happiness! We\’re halfway through Lent already. Can you believe it? Well, when I think of happiness, Pharell Williams\’ track \”Happy\” comes to mind. For a long time, this song was on my morning \”psych up\” music playlist because you have to bop along a little at theContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 20”

Lent 2021: Day 18

Good morning!   Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, a social psychologist, says that generosity can lead to more satisfaction than doubling your salary. And, she says, if you don’t feel satisfied at being generous, you might be doing it wrong. A great listen from the podcast Kind World!    I’ll add that I love the reference toContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 18”

Lent 2021: Day 8

  Good morning! The minister, essayist, and hymn writer James Vila Blake wrote an entire book on the subject of kindness. He made the excellent point that kindness and not pedigree (or dare I say wealth?) is what makes one exceptional. That\’s a nice piece of encouragement to recall while elevating our behavior in kindnessContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 8”

Lent 2021: Day 7

  Good morning! Today, I wanted to share the absolute best advice that ever came from a Disney movie (although this is a tissue alert!): The words \”Have courage and be kind\” have stuck with me so long after seeing the 2015 live-action version of Cinderella. I love the concept of telling one\’s young daughterContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 7”

Lent 2021: Day 5

  Good morning! Did you know that kindness is contagious and that it can be proven through Science?! Well, now you have a great conversation starter for work and a scientifically proven reason why we should just be kind. I\’m onboard. What about you?  Today\’s kindness challenge: Buy coffee for the person behind you in line.Continue reading “Lent 2021: Day 5”