Be Kind & Co.

Founded by Lu Parker, Be Kind & Co. believes every act of kindness grows our spirit and strengthens our soul. We strive to help all people better understand, embrace, and practice the power of kindness not only for others, but for themselves because that is when true magic begins.

Meet Be Kind & Co

Founded by Lu Parker, Be Kind & Co. believes every act of kindness grows our spirit and strengthens our soul. We strive to help all people better understand, embrace, and practice the power of kindness not only for others, but for themselves because that is when true magic begins.

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"KINDNESS IS THE OIL THAT TAKES THE FRICTION OUT OF LIFE"

ABOUT BE KIND & CO

Founded by Lu Parker, Be Kind & Co. believes every act of kindness grows our spirit and strengthens our soul.

We are committed to creating experiences, story-driven content, and digital products that bring people together for a bigger purpose. We strive to help all people better understand, embrace, and practice the power of kindness not only for others, but for themselves because that is when true magic begins.

As a lifestyle media brand, we focus on kindness thru acts, community events, health and fitness, animal welfare, food and beverage, travel, and so much more. We love all things kind and are spreading a message that kindness is strength.

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LATEST STORIES

Read more +05 July 2020 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom

Lu Parker Interviews Adrienne Bankert of Good Morning America

Lu Parker Interviews Adrienne Bankert of Good Morning America to talk about her new book out now, Your Hidden Superpower! Follow Adrienne and order her new book at www.yourhiddensuperpower.com. Twitter: @abontv Instagram: @abontv @theunbeatablekind Facebook: facebook.com/adriennebankert
Read more +08 June 2020 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom

One KIND World

I have always believed in the power of kindness. During the last couple weeks, an incredible amount of people have stepped up to lend a voice, a helping hand, and a written word to the worldwide movement of Black Lives Matter. What we have seen and felt has poured over into our hearts, homes, and
Read more +28 May 2020 By Sarah Ordover in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom

Keeping Your Connection with a Parent in a Nursing Home

If you are like many during the lock-down, you have assumed the role of “Superwoman,” or “Superman.”  You may be dealing with children at home, your job, or lack of, the bills and staying safe.  It can all become overwhelming.  Then for some of you,  add taking care of a parent who is in a
Read more +19 May 2020 By Lisa Wiehebrink in 4 Legged Friends, Uncategorized

National Rescue Dog Day: Showcase Your Shelter Pup!

Shelter dogs are often misunderstood. They even sometimes get an unfair, bad rap and face the reality of being euthanized.  I want to share another side of the story.  Adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter can be a super rewarding experience. There are hundreds of different mix breeds to choose from to add
Read more +03 May 2020 By Kacey Montoya in 4 Legged Friends, Uncategorized

Feeding Fido: How You Can Help SoCal Pet Owners in Need

Although I started Fix’n Fidos to raise money for spay and neuter, my goal is to keep animals out of shelters and we are doing that now in a different way. In March, people started reaching out to me asking if I could buy them pet food because they were suddenly and unexpectedly out of
Read more +20 April 2020 By Tony Davis in Relationships, Uncategorized, Wisdom

Surviving Stay-At-Home Order Together

Ever since stay-at-home orders started in Los Angeles, I have been asked about writing an article about how to keep relationships strong when you are cooped up together at home with nowhere to go. I have resisted until now, mostly because there are so many great articles out there already, and I was not sure I
Read more +11 March 2020 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Kindness Q&A, Wisdom

Celebrating Women: Adeniz Villar

March is National Women’s History Month and to celebrate, we here at Be Kind & Co. are interviewing women who share our vision that kindness can change the world for the better.  Adeniz Villar is Creative Director and founder of Story Place Media, a boutique marketing studio that specializes in social strategy and content development for lifestyle brands. Adeniz is a storyteller at
Read more +08 March 2020 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom

It’s Time to Celebrate You!

Each March we celebrate National Women’s History Month. It’s a time to recognize women from the past and present who have made strides to improve our world. Think of the millions of women who have come before us. What was it like to not have the right to vote or to not be able to
Read more +02 March 2020 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Kindness Q&A, Wisdom

Celebrating Women: Kelly M. Williams

March is National Women’s History Month and to celebrate, we here at Be Kind & Co. are interviewing women who share our vision that kindness can change the world for the better.  Kelly M. Williams is an Emmy Award Winning makeup artist who has worked at KTLA 5 News in Los Angeles for the past 35 years. 1.   How do you define kindness?  I define kindness as a feeling
Read more +21 February 2020 By Betsy Rosenfeld in Kind Wisdom, Uncategorized, Wisdom

The One Kindness You’re Probably Missing Out On

If you see a chance to be kind to someone tomorrow, take it. Brad Pitt, Golden Globes 2020 Swoon, how much do I love him AND how much do I wholeheartedly agree! And yet, I’m guessing 99.9% of those who took Brad up on his advice didn’t take it to heart in the most vital
Read more +12 February 2020 By Nikki Bruno in Kind Wisdom, Relationships, Uncategorized, Wisdom

The Key in Divorce: Radical Self-Kindness.

The breakdown of a marriage, followed by the process of separation and divorce, tears at the fabric of our self-esteem and brings us to our emotional knees like nothing else. From someone who’s witnessed and studied many divorces—including my own—here are my top 5 recommended acts of self-kindness before, during, and after divorce.
Read more +05 February 2020 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Speaking, Uncategorized, Wisdom

Life’s a Roller Coaster

We all know life can really feel like a roller coaster at times. We are up and then down, and in some cases, upside down.  It was for sure the case for me last month.   January started out with a bang.  It was a treat to be highlighted on the cover of the magazine
Read more +14 January 2020 By Lu Parker in Business, Kind Wisdom, Uncategorized, Wisdom, Work

A Special KIND of Woman

By now you know, I love any chance to talk about my passion for keeping kindness in the forefront of people’s minds. So you can imagine how happy I was when I was asked to do just that while also landing the cover of the popular lifestyle magazine Vegas2LA. Not only did I have the
Read more +06 January 2020 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Uncategorized, Wisdom

Living in the Present or the Future?

I have never really understood New Year’s resolutions. It always felt strange to put so much pressure on myself and others to not fail at what we deemed as our goals for the year. Chances are you started out this January with an intention to either lose weight, find a girlfriend/boyfriend, finally stop smoking, eat
Read more +08 December 2019 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Uncategorized

Flying into a New Decade

It is strange to believe another decade is about to wrap up.   Do you remember what the year 2010 felt like for you? Take a minute. Where were you? What were your goals?  What exactly have you been doing these last ten years? There are 3,650 days in a decade. I recently looked back at the
Read more +07 December 2019 By Veena Crownholm in Business, Uncategorized

Women-Owned Holiday Gift Guide

As a lifestyle blogger and TV expert, I know how important it is to give the perfect gift.  That’s why this holiday season, I am focusing on companies with a female flare.  The gift ideas below include some of my favorite women led and founded companies.  Many of them are organic, natural and in some
Read more +01 December 2019 By Nicole Phillips in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom

Your Fence is Broken

When we moved into our house four years ago, we hired a company to install an underground invisible fence in our yard. We wanted to keep our beloved Goldendoodle, Dakota, safe from cars on the road and we wanted to keep our neighbors’ yards safe from doodle doody. We put a special collar on Dakota and walked
Read more +05 November 2019 By Lu Parker in 4 Legged Friends, Uncategorized, Wisdom

Learning to Grieve

The month of October was a difficult one for me. I have tried to be kind to myself through a lot of self care and allowing myself to grieve. I am devastated to share with you that my 12 year old dog Monkey went to heaven on October 1st. He had a brain tumor and
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