Being Kind

This is your Life. Do what you love and do it often. - Holstee Manifesto!!

Sunday, December 16, 2012 by beingkind

Need some inspiration? The Holstee manifesto sums things up nicely!!

This is your life

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Wisdom of the Dalai Lama

Sunday, December 16, 2012 by beingkind

The Dalai Lama has some very insightful verses. Here are wonderful quotes from the Tibetan leader about a variety of topics such as love, compassion, peace, humanity, violence, and the environment.

Dalai Lama Being Kind Quotes

Source:    Dalai Lama, Namaste, photo by Elton Melo

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The Recycled wallet by Holstee

Friday, June 15, 2012 by beingkind

A company "dedicated to design with a conscience." Holstee offers creative accessories and apparel that helps communities and our environment when purchased!

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Oh, Great Spirit Prayer - Lakota - Chief Yellow Lark - 1887

Monday, July 05, 2010 by beingkind

Oh, Great Spirit Prayer Oh, Great Spirit, whose voice I hear in the winds and whose breath gives life to all the world, hear me. I am small and weak. I need your strength and wisdom. read more

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Compassion Heals - by Dr. Joanne Cacciatore

Thursday, July 01, 2010 by beingkind

Compassion Heals By Dr. Joanne Cacciatore I've always known, intuitively- viscerally, that the compassionate presence of another human being could heal, not just psychologically, but also the somata (the body). But who knew that a smile or a hug just might curtail the common cold? A new study conducted by the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine and Public Health suggests that compassionate interaction with a physician can actually decrease the duration of rhinovirus. Yes, indeed. It's true. David Rakel, M.D., the principal investigator, notes that, "... if you perceive your doctor as empathetic (sic), that might influence your immune system and help you recover faster from the common cold...Out of everything that's been studied - zinc, vitamin C, anti-viral medications - nothing has worked better at fighting a cold than being kind to people." read more

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The gift of Tai Chi

Thursday, July 01, 2010 by beingkind

Our living room was fairly dark, with streams of early morning sun light. It was so beautiful to see the soft orange light of the rising sun on my dad’s silhouette as he gracefully moved. It was like watching a beautiful dance – full of peaceful energy and calmness. read more

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Random Acts of Kindness

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 by beingkind

Talk about "Paying It Forward." Here's a real-life story of a Pittsburgh-area man's random act of kindness on the Great Allegheny Trail in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. read more

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Featured Quotes

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. ~Einstein

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. ~Albert Einstein

The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between political parties either - but right through every human heart. ~Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise. ~Alice Walker

Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~Allan Bloom

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