Self-Care over 9 Pillars of Joy

We have been exploring joy and love along the 8 + 1 pillars of joy as outlined by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu in their collaboration, The Book of Joy. We have reflected on how perspective, humility, humor, acceptance, forgiveness, gratitude, compassion, and generosity (plus Bev's addition of kindness) show up …

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kindness

Does kindness really matter? In a world that is running fast, expecting much, and low on patience, why bother with being kind? For me, kindness curbs my impatience and slows time. Kindness forces eye contact and therefore connection. Kindness makes me see others and makes me feel seen. "On a simple, practical level, kindness creates …