"KINDNESS IS THE OIL THAT TAKES THE FRICTION OUT OF LIFE"
"KINDNESS IS THE OIL THAT TAKES THE FRICTION OUT OF LIFE"
Read more +05 November 2019 By Lu Parker in 4 Legged Friends, Uncategorized, Wisdom
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
Read more +03 November 2019 By Laura McHolm in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom
Who knew you could find practical advice on being kind to yourself on YouTube? Thanks to a newly released 40-minute documentary, you can. And the good news is, you don’t have to be perfect to live a life you are proud of. There is beauty in your messiness. In fact, what you think are your
Read more +03 November 2019 By Jeff Werber in 4 Legged Friends
As a veterinarian, I work with a number of rescue organizations, and am often shocked at the number of senior pets that are abandoned at shelters and rescue groups just because they are old! Age is not a disease! Age is a condition that we can prepare for and deal with as time passes. My family and
Read more +12 October 2019 By Lu Parker in Uncategorized, Wisdom
I have worked in the television news business for many years. As a journalist, I have the responsibility of sharing good stories and really bad stories with you, the viewer. Over the years, I have learned to emotionally block out most tragic events. I find I can go for months without being affected by all
Read more +07 September 2019 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Uncategorized, Wisdom, Work
It’s your strength, not your weakness. Recently, I was talking with some girlfriends and one of them said, “I’ve been trying so hard to be more kind, but damn, it’s hard to do.” I totally understand my friend’s frustration. I get that it’s much easier to be negative, or lash out at someone, or decide
Read more +09 August 2019 By Matthew Solomon in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom
As a man who supports people in cultivating fulfilling relationships in all areas of their lives, I am often asked about the quality of kindness and how that fits in to our ideas around masculinity. Unfortunately, there has been a persistent belief that “nice guys finish last,” and that in order for a man to
Read more +05 August 2019 By Lu Parker in Uncategorized, Wisdom
Have you ever felt like your life has become a blur of work, errands, and appointments? Do you struggle to find time to enjoy your friends or your favorite hobby? Why is that? Why are we in such a hurry? Why can’t we slow down? Could it be that we are running from something unsettled inside ourselves? I’ve
Read more +31 July 2019 By Bethany Jones in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom
Bees are my favorite insect. They are industrious, hard-working and community minded. They are part magic, part weapon. Their feet are dusted with the spices of thousands of flowers and yet their stinger can cause great damage. Bees are a balance of beauty and pain. As a true crime producer, I have to have a
Read more +25 July 2019 By Rosie Aiello in Kind Wisdom, Relationships, Wisdom
I was married for 18 years before I realized I was in an abusive relationship, and then it took another 6 years before I was able to execute an international escape to save my adult daughter and myself. Sadly, abusive, rude, demeaning and belittling behaviors have become normalized in our society. Most people, myself included,
Read more +22 May 2019 By Szilvia Gogh in Business, Kind Wisdom
As a Hollywood stunt woman, professional scuba instructor and jewelry designer, I have an exciting life. I get to work on movie sets with actors like Drew Barrymore and directors James Cameron, swim with sharks in remote reefs around the world, and I create jewelry with natural stones and crystals that I collect from my many travels.
Read more +04 May 2019 By Lu Parker in Food & Beverage, Kind Wisdom, Wisdom
We celebrated Earth Day last month, but why not honor Mother Earth every day? Let’s start making changes that affect our planet for good right now! Using acts of kindness is an easy way to begin making an impact and teaching our children the importance of helping out so they can carry on new traditions.
Read more +03 April 2019 By Dr. Wayne Pernell in Kind Wisdom, Relationships, Uncategorized, Wisdom
Our relationships really hinge on the words we use. While we might intend to use our words to get closer or simply ask our partner a question, we may inadvertently be pushing the other person away. Eliminating these key “watch words” will help deliver your message the way you intend. It might seem like a
Read more +21 March 2019 By Be Kind & Co. in Business, Kind Wisdom, Speaking, Uncategorized, Wisdom, Work
On March 11, 2019, Lu Parker hosted two University Speaker sessions at the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Sales Convention in Las Vegas where she was granted the opportunity to meet and speak to hundreds of people about “How Kindness Creates Success.” Living from a place of kindness is very important to Lu as she considers kindness
Read more +17 March 2019 By Aimee Aristotelous in Food & Beverage, Health & Fitness, Kind Wisdom, Uncategorized
The most common mineral found in the body is calcium. It is the foundation for bone and teeth development, and is also important for heart health, nerve signaling, and muscle function. In fact, calcium is used by almost every cell in our bodies. If we do not consume enough calcium from food sources, then our bones and teeth will
Read more +26 February 2019 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Relationships, Work
I am grateful every day when I open my eyes and have a brand new 24 hours to experience. Lately, I have been thinking how easy I find joy in the small moments of life – things like slipping on my new fuzzy boots, or reading a fantastic book. I even find myself excited to
Read more +09 February 2019 By Lara Scott in Business, Food & Beverage, Kind Wisdom, Relationships, Uncategorized
Valentine’s Day is a time to spread love so why not give gifts that help our planet? Singer, actress and filmmaker Tamela D’Amico shares ten of her favorite Eco Glam items that are luxurious on any day of the year! ROSES EVER AFTER These are long lasting, beautifully preserved roses (ethically sourced) that last a YEAR, with
Read more +06 February 2019 By Brynn Tiano in Kind Wisdom, Relationships, Wisdom
At the age of eleven, I went through some of the most challenging times of my life. The obstacles I faced have helped shape me into the person I am today, and made me much stronger. My story is one of a harrowing truth, and something I will continue to share to help inspire others.
Read more +27 January 2019 By Lara Scott in 4 Legged Friends
It has been over 15 years since I first fostered a cat and since then I have been so impressed with the non-profit organization Kitten Rescue. Fast forward to 2019, and now Kitten Rescue has a permanent home in Atwater Village. The organization offers a place where rescued cats can be fostered. As a foster you keep the