Kindness is Contagious but Should Not Be Taken for Granted

So the other day I went to pick up some shoes that I had given in for repair. I go to a shop nearby that I’ve been frequenting for some time. It’s a nicely-run shop by an older, hard-working gentleman who is very obviously passionate about his job and dedicated to making his customers happy. … More Kindness is Contagious but Should Not Be Taken for Granted

Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune

This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune