The Secret to Slowing Down Your Negative Reactions

I’ve been thinking lately about times when I’ve jumped to an incorrect conclusion. Like everyone, I take information I have about an event and I respond to it. But when my responses are negative or hurtful, this can be bad. This is especially so when my reactions are based on faulty information. So it’s helpfulContinue reading “The Secret to Slowing Down Your Negative Reactions”

Kindness is Out There Just Waiting to be Found

I once facilitated a high school literature class that included reading Annie Dillard’s book “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.” Dillard begins chapter two by sharing that when she was a small child she’d sometimes hide a penny in her neighborhood for someone to find. She’d write out directions with chalk that lead to the penny, withContinue reading “Kindness is Out There Just Waiting to be Found”