kindness

Episode 105: Inky Johnson – From Injury to Inspiration

Halloween is over.  Let the non-stop Mariah Carey All I Want for Christmas begin!  We have some stories to inspire this week!  Amy talks about an incredible teacher that literally goes to great lengths to help her students afford college.  Teresa dives into Inky Johnson, whose promising football career was cut short by a freak accident, and…

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Episode 104: Zachary Levi – Mental Health Has A Superhero

Fall has hit hard this week in Oregon.  We went from 80-degree days to cold and wet in the blink of an eye.  Perfect soup weather.  Time to serve up a steaming hot bowl of inspiration.  Amy talks about the kindness and compassion of Martha’s Vineyard towards the Venezuelan migrants caught up in some political…

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Episode 104: Zachary Levi – Mental Health Has A Superhero

Fall has hit hard this week in Oregon.  We went from 80-degree days to cold and wet in the blink of an eye.  Perfect soup weather.  Time to serve up a steaming hot bowl of inspiration.  Amy talks about the kindness and compassion of Martha’s Vineyard towards the Venezuelan migrants caught up in some political…

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Episode 103: Christina Tosi and the Power of Dessert

Good day to everyone!  We hope that you are having a fantastic week and can top off the inspiration tanks with a quick refuel of wine, baked goods, and hope.  Teresa starts off by talking about Vital Wines, a non-profit winery that supports providing health care for wine workers.  You will be hungry after Amy…

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Episode 102: Heather Lende – Life Lessons from an Obituary Writer

We have some great stories for you this week.  Teresa starts off with a story about GiveBackBox.com, a great way to donate to charities using boxes and free mailing labels.  Then Amy shares a touching story about Heather Lende, a woman in a small Alaskan town who shares life lessons learned from writing obituaries and…

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Monday Motivation: Radical Kindness

I picked Radical Kindness The Life-Changing Power of Giving and Receiving by Angela C. Santomero for three reasons. I liked the title, I loved the bright, happy paper flowers on the cover and the forward was written by Deepak Chopra. It was like the book was written for me. Santomero opens with her love of…

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Teresa’s Be Kind 21 List

Inspired by Lady Gaga’s Be Kind 21 campaign, I was impatient and decided to get a jump start on this in April, rather than wait until September. In all honesty, I will probably do it in September with Lady Gaga, too. Here is my list for this month. I have done a few of these…

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Episode 18: The Kindness Diaries

This week we are taking a look at not only a story about one man’s struggle against plastic garbage in India and figuring out what the heck “plogging” is, but we are focusing on kindness.Our deep dive is about Leon Logothetis and his trip around the world relying only on the kindness of strangers, and…

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Episode 16: Lady Gaga

As we close out March, National Women’s Month, we cover the musical phenomenon, Lady Gaga, and her mission to spread kindness and acceptance for those with mental illness.  Also, we take a quick look at a mom who is trying to remove the stigma associated with mental illnesses through theater and a millionaire who is…

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