Let’s Do Good Together

Aug. 16, 2019 by

So often we talk about compassion as the way we act. I want to challenge that and ask you to think about compassion as the way we show up. Our schedules are busy, without a doubt.

The Future of Compassion

Jul. 29, 2019 by

I did not grow up in the US and I don’t have kids. I have a niece and nephew who live far away. People tend not to ask me to baby sit for them. (I wonder why? Ha!)

Lights for Liberty Vigil…

Jul. 15, 2019 by

This post is in honor of my dad who is in hospice and fighting the good fight, but we know his time here is short. My dad and I are very close.

What shape does diversity take in your compassionate world?

Jul. 3, 2019 by

Hello everyone! In my “other” professional life, my non-Compassionate Atlanta life that is (how is that possible?), I do a lot of work in cultural diversity and inclusion.

Compassion For All

Jun. 19, 2019 by

While having a phone conversation with my mom the other day, she said “Hold on a minute, I’m just putting this little beetle outside”. She didn’t even think twice.

Iyabo Onipede

New Team Member

Jun. 2, 2019 by

Compassionate Atlanta, Jambo! Yeah, that is Swahili for “Hello.” Just wanted to add some African flavor to our newsletter. I can’t help it. It is in my blood.

Let’s Talk About It

May. 4, 2019 by

You are not alone. This past week I saw the play, Dear Evan Hansen. It was a wonderful show with an important message. You are not alone. The play sheds light into the teenage days of loneliness, despair, and hope.

Let A Note Spark Some Joy

Apr. 20, 2019 by

Springtime in Atlanta is bursting with color. Refresh. Renewal. Rebirth… And I’ve discovered a fresh new way of engaging with the world. It is very simple, like the budding of a tulip.

Time is precious…

Mar. 11, 2019 by

Time is precious. OK, so that’s not an earth shattering revelation. But, I find myself wasting time on things that don’t really matter. I went to the doctor this week for my annual check up.

Attitude and Gratitude

Dec. 29, 2018 by

Have you ever messed up and gone to a meeting on the wrong day? Well, I’m going to admit that it has happened to me more than once 🙂 In fact, it happened today. An important meeting at a fancy restaurant.

The Time is Now

Nov. 17, 2018 by

Do you know what’s really cool about self-care? Everybody wants you to do it. And you’re better off because of it. So this week, I DARE you. I dare you to practice self-care.

“It feels better when we heal together…”

Aug. 11, 2018 by

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my nephew showing me that shared joy is double joy.

Cultural Immersion: A College Student’s Perspective

Aug. 3, 2018 by

Italian Pizza vs American Pizza: Who wins? Many cultures are centered around food. Meals with family and friends are valued to high standards in both American and Italian households. 

Families Doing Good Together

Jul. 27, 2018 by

How Charity Can Help Connect You With Your Kids and Community Want a way to feel closer to your children in 2018? Consider getting the entire family involved in charitable work this year.

Community Listening & Dialogue Session

Jul. 14, 2018 by

According to Benjamin Franklin, there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes. Well, there’s lots of information out there about taxes – how to file them, how to save on them, how to spend your return…

Happy Inter-Dependance Day!

Jul. 6, 2018 by

Happy Inter-Dependance Day! Yes, you read that correctly. Happy inter-dependence day, also known as July 4th.

What Would Make You Genuinely Happy?

Jul. 4, 2018 by

What would make you genuinely happy? Really happy. Sometimes we think it is money, and while that might take some pressure off (or not) will it really bring happiness?

It’s Ramadan Y’all!

Jun. 4, 2018 by

Three things you can do   Acknowledge that it is Ramadan Say “Happy Ramadan”, “Ramadan Mubarak”, “Ramadan Karim”.

Let’s communicate…

May. 26, 2018 by

It’s so interesting what we can learn from our furry four-legged friends. This past week I was taking care of a friend’s cat, George. George is 15, not bad in cat years.