“Rain, rain go away; come again another day,” we all sang as kids, and the sentiment is the same for all youngsters who can’t go outside when the weather’s turned against them.
What does it mean to truly see someone? Sure, we work and play next to our co-workers, friends and neighbors, and even family, but do we truly see them? What makes them happy? What struggles are they going through?
Compassionate Atlanta, a non-profit organization that seeks to raise awareness about the benefits of compassionate action in the Greater Atlanta area, recently sponsored an engaging workshop on empathetic communication at Kavarna coffee house in Decatur, Georgia.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about my nephew showing me that shared joy is double joy.
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.
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.
I have a six-year-old nephew, Saul, who is very animated and joyful. He is excited about so many different things.
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! Yes, you read that correctly. Happy inter-dependence day, also known as July 4th.
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?
I have a confession to make. I unfriended an old friend from my Facebook page this week.
Connection to our natural world is the highest form of compassion. When we care for our planet we are more connected to community and aware of our choices as consumers. By honoring our water, soil and food and all that
As Mother’s Day approaches, I think of all of the people who nurture, who care for, who show compassion and who inspire. I am an aunt, not a mother, but I love my motherly tendencies. 😊 Is there enough food on the table?
There are so many ways to show up compassionately in this world. At CA, we often talk of 3-D compassion: compassion for ourselves, compassion for others and compassion for the earth.
One of the first and most critical tools you need in your toolbox to help you develop compassion is awareness. Your awareness is always on something. ALWAYS. You are constantly focused on something whether you are aware of it or
This week has been a lot about life and death. This past Tuesday, I was privileged to be part of an interfaith group that drove down to LaGrange, Georgia to learn more about their process of truth and reconciliation
The Rae Byron-Perotte Scholarship was started this year in honor of my late grandmother Raymonde Byron who passed away December 2nd, 2016. Growing up, Grandma Rae instilled in me the passion, drive and belief that I could do anything I put
Join us on Thursday, March 22 at our Monthly Meetup to Cultivate Compassion through Contemplative Crafting with Ellen Gadberry. What happens to your thinking when you settle into a hands-on creative process?
Often, when I talk about compassion, people wonder how it relates to business. Sure, the religious community understands compassion. The nonprofit community understands compassion. But, the business community? When we speak of good customer service or corporate social responsibility, we
Tap into your minds eye. Visualize a warm and loving smile. The kind of smile that erases worry and infuses peace. That is the smile you feel, this sort of smile creates an emotional response of sympathy, optimism, and connection.