November 13, 2013

Do Kindness!

Yesterday was ‘World Kindness Day’ – something that I have frankly never heard of before. Have you? So when Rebecca, my colleague sent me a ‘Thank You’ email for several things including my ‘general niceness’, I couldn’t help but ponder about why we don’t do this more often. I think kindness is a very under-estimated and rather ignored virtue. I don’t hear people teaching their children to be kindhearted, neither is it ever mentioned as one of the top-ranking aspirational values. If you ask anyone about what is a trait that they’re really proud of – I think you will be surprised to hear that kindness will hardly make the…