Read more +28 May 2020 By Sarah Ordover in Kind Wisdom, Relationships, Uncategorized, 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 +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
Read more +03 November 2019 By Laura McHolm in Kind Wisdom, Wisdom

Live a Life You Are Proud Of

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

Helping Our Pets Age With Grace

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

Do you have the answer?

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

Redefining Kindness

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

Kindness and Masculinity

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

Trust Kindness.

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

Bee Kind.

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

Celebrating ‘National Love is Kind Day’

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

Turning Your Passions into Great Purpose

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

Make Every Day Earth Day

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

Eliminate These 3 Words To Improve Your Relationship

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

Motivational Speaker Lu Parker Teams Up with Berkshire Hathaway HS

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 +26 February 2019 By Lu Parker in Kind Wisdom, Relationships, Work

Boots, Books & Beautiful Friends

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

Eco Glam V-Day Gift Ideas

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

Proud To Be Me

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.
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