RSS Follow Become a Fan

Delivered by FeedBurner

Recent Posts

Take Five with Kate Enters
Take Five with Jon Jacob
Meet the Art World Experts
Christmas Greetings!
Take Five with Caroline Dale

Most Popular Posts

Take Five with Trina Dalziel
Take Five with Nina Farrell
Take Five with Alexandra Harley
Creatives Blocks - They Happen to Us All
Take Five with Claire Meredith


Advent Calendar
Take Five
Well being


February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010

powered by

My Blog


Kindness by Deborah Henry-Pollard on Catching Fireworks blog

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
Albert Schweitzer

I was standing at the bus stop and it started to rain.  Not heavily, but enough to be unpleasant.  I was all dressed up for a business meeting and didn't want to turn up looking damp so was rummaging in my handbag for my umbrella.  Then I noticed that another woman in the queue had moved next to me so that she could share her umbrella with me.

I was given a binding machine so that I could present my reports professionally.  Someone else asked me how I was going to get it home, as it was heavy and bulky.  I was planning on struggling onto the bus with it.  However, as they lived near to me, they would be happy to deliver it if I didn't need it immediately.

I was at a coworking group and had my head down as I had an important document to finish.  As I ploughed through the work, a cup of tea suddenly appeared at my elbow, made unbidden by one of my freelance colleagues.

None of these acts was life changing. 

None of them cost anything much to the doer in time, effort or money. 

But they all made my day and enhanced my experience of life.

Kindness is defined as "the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate".  Surely that is a quality we can all easily attain and share.  And in sharing our kindness with others makes us feel better as well.

And along the way, don't forget to be kind to yourselves.

Interested in coaching?  Check out how we could work together and get in touch.

0 Comments to Kindness:

Comments RSS

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment