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!)

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.

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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.

Five Ways You Can Encourage Your Child to Make Healthy Choices

May. 19, 2019 by

Today’s life is chaotic. Between work, school, and staying on top of chores, it can seem that there is a never-ending list of things to do. A healthy lifestyle can often fall by the wayside. However, with a little planning,

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.

6 Ways You Can Keep Your Kids Safe Outdoors During Spring and Summer

May. 2, 2019 by

As the days grow warmer and longer, you’re probably thinking of all the ways you can get outside and enjoy these lovely days with your family.

One Good Thing

Apr. 8, 2019 by

Tell me something good. Think of one good thing. Stop. Think… Only continue reading once you have that ONE GOOD THING in mind… When you shift your mindset and think positively …

Simple and Impactful

Feb. 24, 2019 by

Are you one of those person who likes grocery shopping? I’m not. It’s a chore that needs to be done, but not one of my favorites. Except recently, I found a way to enjoy grocery shopping. Here’s how everything changed…

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.

Turn a Gray Day Into a Fun Day While Learning

Nov. 23, 2018 by

“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.

I See You

Oct. 22, 2018 by

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 Disagreements

Sep. 4, 2018 by

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.

“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.

Shared Joy is Double Joy

Jul. 21, 2018 by

I have a six-year-old nephew, Saul, who is very animated and joyful. He is excited about so many different things.

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?