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The Cost of Kindness

By Lissa Coffey ecomii.com
January 26, 2011
File under: Empathy, Relationships

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“Kindness gives birth to kindness.”  Sophocles 

The world is in pain. We are feeling the effects of crisis on every level. We are suffering. When we are in this condition and feeling weak, our first reaction is often to fight, to lash out, to argue, accuse, bully, complain and to blame. But that only creates more suffering. And so it goes, and has been going, over the centuries.

But this doesn’t have to be the human condition. We have choices. And by now we really do need to know better and choose differently. …read more of The Cost of Kindness here

 
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Moving On: The Greatest Gift You Can Give to Yourself

By Sunny Massad Ph.D. ecomii.com
September 21, 2010
File under: Empathy, Positive Psychology, Relationships

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The ability to survive insurmountable obstacles is a living testament to the resilience of the human spirit. There are as many people who thrive, despite their challenging past, indeed, maybe even because of their past, as there are people who feel victimized by their histories.

While it can certainly be challenging to “keep the faith” when your world feels like it is crumbling before your very eyes, or to take care of yourself when no one else does, life does not have to be one constant struggle after another.

There are other, more graceful ways to move through life than simply bouncing from one dramatic experience to another. …read more of Moving On: The Greatest Gift You Can Give to Yourself here

 
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