A New Year, A Not-So-New Focus: Kindness

I was hoping to have gotten my first post of 2019 in a bit sooner, but alas, life got the better of me. At least it’s still the first week. 🙂 Happy New Year to everyone! I hope 2019 is amazing to each and every one of you. So earlier this week, I went grocery … More A New Year, A Not-So-New Focus: Kindness

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The Warmth of Personal Interactions is Real

My birthday just recently passed on December 27th and I am now the big 3-6. I can’t believe how old I’m getting. It’s amazing and depressing all at the same time. 🙂 It’s always nice having a birthday during the Christmas holiday season because it just adds to all feels of goodness and harmony around … More The Warmth of Personal Interactions is Real

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