Does kindness matter to you? Can you see it as currency in your day to day, constantly adding value to your relationships?
Despite what some might say, I don’t believe we’re naturally wired for it. I believe we’re wired to be fearful and to protect ourselves. As a result, we often mistrust (sometimes with good reason) people who we perceive as kind; we wonder if they have an agenda.
The thing is it doesn’t matter if someone has an agenda. We should be operating from an intention of kindness regardless of what others are doing because that’s what WE want. You see, I believe that each of us is a leader in our own life and with that comes great responsibility to model for others what kindness looks like.
Kindness requires practice; it’s a habit that when carefully cultivated becomes a way of being. The energy of kindness is far reaching: it doesn’t require deep pockets or deep knowledge. All that’s required is an intention to be kind that’s backed up with […]