Kindness Challenge – Week 6

For a little while I’ve been thinking about what to do this week for the Kindness Challenge. There wasn’t anyone that sprung to mind when thinking about someone who inspires me to be kinder. I have kind people in my life, very kind friends and family, but I have never thought about them in this way. But inspiration struck when flicking through some magazines. There was an article with journalist Bryony Gordon discussing her OCD and depression and how she has used walking to help her. (Similar article from Huffington Post here). She has inspired me by being honest about […]

Kindness Challenge – Week 5 Grateful for kindness

Week 5 of the Kindness Challenge was all about being grateful for kindness. Taking the observation of kindness, reflecting on how it makes you feel and generally being happy and grateful for the kindness you’ve observed. I said that I would use my ‘One Line a Day’ diary to capture and reflect on the kindness I had experienced or witnessed that day. I thought I would share with you a few of my highlights. Monday – Super sunny day. At work I was doing some tough, annoying sewing. I said ‘If I was sensible I would be outside sewing, enjoying […]

Kindness Challenge – Week 3 Kind Energy

I like to think that I’m a kind person. Kind to others that is, not normally myself. I tend to think kind thoughts, offer compliments, say please and Thankyou and hold the door open. So for me week 3 didn’t feel that different. Something I’ve realised is that without setting out my intentions I’ll blink and the week has gone past and I won’t have done anything differently. So I’m going to set out my intentions for the Kindness Challenge, combining Week 3 of radiating and thinking kindness and Week 4 of being kind. Say hello to everyone I pass […]