‘Daily Kindness’ is One of Our Favorite Things for 2018 [REVIEW]

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Blossom where you’re planted in 2018 with a little help from National Geographic’s inspiring new book, Daily Kindness. (Photo by likeaduck, Flickr)

We are always looking for new ways to help us live kinder, gentler, more compassionate lives, and apparently, so is National Geographic. They have created a wonderful gift-sized book that is one of our favorite things for the new year. It is simply titled, Daily Kindness, and you’re going to love it!

National Geographic's DAILY KINDNESS

National Geographic

Beginning on January 1, start each day with an inspiring quote and gorgeous photograph that is sure to tickle your “little grey cells,” as Hercule Poirot would say. For example, one of our favorites is for February 22 and comes from St. Thérèse de Lisieux. It states, “Let us love, since that is all our hearts were made for.” Isn’t that great? This little volume is jam packed with gems like this.

This book is stunning, has a satin ribbon to help you keep your place, and is perfectly sized to fit on your night stand or coffee table, always within arm’s reach when you need a bit of motivation and encouragement. Another favorite quote herein is for June 15 and comes from author J.K. Rowling. She writes, “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” So in 2018, let’s truly make our choices count and make sure they are for the betterment of all mankind!

But we think the quote for August 31 sums up this volume quite nicely. Here, Albert Schweitzer says, “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” Given the current mindset of the nation right now, when kindness seems more like an afterthought rather than a given, the reminders in this book will prod all of us to awaken every day, determined to be a little better than we were the day before.

Therefore, we hope this little book filled with big ideas regarding love, humility, gratitude, authenticity, and more, will help you live your best life in 2018. We already know it will inspire you. That’s why we think it is sure to become one of your favorite things too. Happy reading, and remember to always live well!


One of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, National Geographic has published more than 1,700 titles, featuring such categories as history, travel, nature, photography, space, science, health, biography, and memoir.

A portion of its proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society.

Visit National Geographic at their home on the Web at nationalgeographic.com, like them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and Instagram, and subscribe to them on YouTube. You can also become a member of National Geographic and activate your benefits today at natgeo.com/jointoday.

By National Geographic
464 pgs. National Geographic. $19.99

TLC Book Tours Tour HostPurchase Daily Kindness at one of these fine online retailers: National Geographic, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.

Daily Kindness is brought to you in association with TLC Book Tours.

Daily Kindness Giveaway

Want to win a copy of Daily Kindness for your personal library? Simply complete the form below and click submit to enter. Giveaway is limited to U.S. residents only. Contest ends November 21, 2017.


About Jathan Fink
Jathan is a journalist, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. He is also a travel junkie, foodie and jazz aficionado. A California native, he resides in Texas.

4 Responses to ‘Daily Kindness’ is One of Our Favorite Things for 2018 [REVIEW]

  1. Pingback: Daily Kindness on tour October/November 2017 | TLC Book Tours

  2. National Geographic never disappoints me with their books – they are always so gorgeous!

    Thanks for being a part of the tour.

  3. trish says:

    What lovely quotes! It’s nice to start the day off with a thought that you can think about throughout the day.

    Thank you for being on this tour!

  4. Jathan Fink says:

    Reblogged this on Jadeworks Entertainment and commented:

    Do you want 2018 to be your best year yet? Improve your spirit and live compassionately with National Geographic’s new book, Daily Kindness. Jathan and Heather have already selected it as one of their favorite things for the new year!

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