Authentic happiness is made up of a solid foundation of mindsets, practices, and habits. One of the most powerful and important is kindness. Like gratitude, kindness is not just something you offer; it’s a state of being and an everyday way of life that is a key part in how to be happier overall. This approach is one of the keys to creating your most rock solid foundations for true happiness and overall life satisfaction. If you’re feeling blah, general discontent, or a sense of overwhelm from all the negativity going on in the world around us (who isn’t feeling a bit of that these days), there are some incredibly impactful…
Living Long and Happy; Is Loving Kindness the Ultimate Multivitamin?
Yesterday I was sitting in the peaceful waiting area at my gym, waiting for a massage appointment. Another woman sat down to my left just as two ladies entered arm in arm, one helping the other into a chair. When I saw their faces, I knew right away they were mother and daughter. The striking resemblance between mothers and daughters (or fathers and sons), physically and in terms of mannerisms, is one of those beautiful wonders in life. What was uniquely special about this pair was that the daughter looked to be in her mid-70s. The woman sitting next to me asked them if they were mother and daughter, and…
This Will Make Your Day! A Lesson Learned in a New York City Elevator
Wow, did I learn a powerful lesson a few years ago on an elevator ride with a stranger in New York City. Sometimes the lessons that really sick with us come from the most unexpected experiences. This quick video clip is the story of that ride, what I learned, and why I haven’t thought about the statement, “Have a nice day,” the same way since. It might make your day, it sure did mine! Check it out and let me know what you think in the comments below. I love hearing from you! 🙂 ~ Kristi http://youtu.be/ttCgVdxoow0