Kindness – Part 2

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.”  – George Sand This is the second of the Kindness posts and I’m echoing an older post and talking about Kindness to self. We criticise ourselves more than any other living being, don’t let the confident exterior of the self-possessed they do it to.  We are all guilty of being mean to ourselves and belittling what we do or achieve.  We believe we have not achieved, or not done as well as another, we could do more, … Continue reading Kindness – Part 2

Kindness – Part 1

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”  – Henry James This week we are talking kindness, today in particular kindness to others. Recently I was on the pointy end of some unpleasant behaviour that would best be described as “unkindness”.  Nothing overt or dramatically mean was said.  No eggs thrown.  But the comments I received from another professional were decidedly unkind. So, kindness.  Treating others as we would like to be treated, yes but more than that, a little smile goes … Continue reading Kindness – Part 1