It Takes Courage to Be Empathetic

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We can’t take away the pain of the world, but we can make it more tolerable when we are empathetic. (Photo by Arwen Abenstern – KWP, Flickr)

Those of you who follow along with us on a regular basis may have realized that we frequently introduce books that celebrate people, whether real or fictitious, who make a difference in the lives of others. Three of our diamond reviewed books come immediately to mind: My Glory Was I Had Such FriendsThe Trick, and our most recent volume, What Blooms from Dust. What is it that these volumes have in common? The answer is easy: empathy.  Read more of this post

‘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!
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Become a Compassionate Achiever and Fuel Success [REVIEW]

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Compassion grows when we talk less and listen more. (Photo by B.B., Flickr)

For years, we’ve been taught to put self first, to push ahead of the crowd if we want to be a success in life. Recent studies show that belief system is antiquated, however, and it’s time for us to make a change. That’s why Christopher L. Kukk, Ph.D. is ready to teach us all how to help others and find lasting success in his new book, The Compassionate Achiever. Read more of this post