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prACTice patience

prACTice patience

Don’t bother traveling soon if you aren’t going to pack some extra patience for your trip. Also, if you witness this kind of unacceptable behavior I beg you to go out of your way to make a point to spread some unexpected kindness towards that person. Even the kindness of a stranger can combat the wounds left by a rude and hurtful person.

The ImpACT

The ImpACT

Remembering your neighbors and community as we transition slowly back to pre-pandemic life. The July edition of ACT on 2021.

tACTful Transitions

tACTful Transitions

Transitioning tACTfully, the focus of June’s edition of ACT on 2021. We’re walking a unfamiliar path, but we’re walking together.

DeACTivating

DeACTivating

Taking a Tech Shabbat and creating structured time for joy. The May edition of ACT on 2021, DeACTivating.

InterACTing With Awareness

InterACTing With Awareness

InterACTing with Awareness As we return to "normal" life we are definitely going to have some awkward transitions, as we remember how our actions have an effect on another person. I hope as we move forward some of our old ways to interACT will slowly resume.  In the...

The Last ACT

The Last ACT

Reflecting, Growing, and Harnessing Joy I bet I'm not the only one who has been reflecting recently on the long year we've moved through. A global pandemic arrived in the US, and upended the world as we knew it last March. This is not the last ACT, or the end of the...

ACTs of Loving Kindness

It's February. A month about love.  Love pertains to so many relationships. Love for our children, our family, a pet, or someone special.  All too often though, on Valentine's Day we think only about a romantic love from another.  On Valentine's Day and the rest of...

ACT on 2021 January Edition

2021 Word of the Year- ACT This week I'm thinking about the derivative "action", as in take action, do something, move forward. If there was anything we learned in 2020, it was to take action. For me, that's along the lines of kindness. To take action. Kind thoughtful...

Come From Away – Broadway Musical Based on Kindness

The Broadway Musical - "Come From Away,” I knew very little about the play except that a friend had recommended I see it based on the story. I knew it had a name that I couldn't quite remember and I knew it had something to do with events that had occurred on...

Tell me about your latest kindness story!

The size of the kindness action doesn’t matter. It is the ripple effect that spreads out to the world and has a positive effect on your bottom line.