Kindness to Myself In The Pages of My Memoir

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originally posted on Kind Over Matter.com August 2017   Confession time. I’m a memoiraholic. Mr. Webster and his logophiles (word-loving compadres) would define me thusly: one who loves narrative composed of personal experience to excess. Guilty. As. Charged. One of the reasons I love the memoir genre is that memoirs are an unself-conscious dive down […]

Sometimes the Kindest Thing to Do is Start Over

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  published on www.kindovermatter.com in June, 2017 I tried a hundred ways to say it. Word junkies do that—we have thesaurus pages on the insides of our eyelids. I’m no different. I pressed the word restart and its myriad synonyms into my personal, lexical gap. I’m reassembling it. “It’s a rebuild.” I’m putting it back […]

Self Kindness Meant Getting Out of My Own Way

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My personal campaign for kindness is in month three. The subject of this post is a big surprise to me because I’m outing myself as one of the causes for the lack of kindness in my life. In January I talked about the contagion of kindness. In February I was all about how kindness pays […]

Campaign for Kindness continues…even in February

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Kindness pays back instantly. I’m blogging about this again over at http://www.kindovermatter.com/2017/02/kindness-pays-back.html It’s February, and where I live, there isn’t enough sunshine to dose up the population with the vitamins we need. It isn’t easy to be kind right now, with the howling winter and the grey skies this time of year. Kindness is energetically […]