Kindness Counts: The Gift of Music

Good afternoon everyone! Today’s Kindness Counts post is a bit special, as I am announcing the 2 winners of my CELEBRATING 2000 FOLLOWERS giveaway. I’ll get to them in a bit, but first, let’s talk about kindness counts for today. Do you find times where you want to express to someone just how important they…Read more »

Kindness Counts: The Rainforest Hero

Did you know that forests cover 30% of the Earth’s surface? (2) Trees are a very important part of our ecosystem. To name just a few things, trees… provide oxygen; combat climate change by absorbing CO2; absorb pollutants; prevent water pollution by preventing runoff; provide food; provide over 121 natural remedies; andĀ  provide a habitat…Read more »

Kindness Counts: Do something drastic…cut the plastic!

Today’s Kindness Counts is something near and dear to my heart, mainly because my son is so passionate about this topic, saving the oceans from plasticĀ  pollution. There are now eleven ocean garbage patches in oceans around the world, destroying our environment and killing marine life. The biggest is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which…Read more »

The Gift of Kindness At Christmas

Originally posted on pearsnotparsnipsdotcom:
At Christmas, it’s easy to get caught up in the seasonal excitement of buying and exchanging often expensive gifts we can’t afford and they don’t really need. We look forward to seeing the faces of our loved ones light up when they open our presents, the all-round smiles say it all.…

Kindness Counts: How to believe in yourself

In case you’re new to my blog, this is a series that started it’s life as a series called “Happiness is..” based on the book “HAPPINESS IS…500 THINGS TO BE HAPPY ABOUT.” In that series, I posted random quotes from that book, along with inspiring quotes and a prayer. I have set that book aside…Read more »

Have you seen this? Empathy can change the world!

As Mother Teresa once said: “Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.” and “If you can’t feed 100 people, then feed just one.” We often think that we are just one person and can’t make a difference. Just think how powerful we can become…Read more »

Kindness Counts: The 4th Second ~ A message that will make you want to save the world.

Today’s post is inspired by my son. He came home with an assignment in which he and a partner need to come up with a presentation convincing people that global warming is real and actually occurring on our planet. An interesting and quite difficult task, if not highly controversial. I dedicate this article to him.…Read more »