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The importance of becoming your own best friend

Hi, I’m Terri, aka. The Wellbeing Witch. I am passionate about wellbeing and personal development and see the two as intrinsically linked. I adopt a holistic approach to wellbeing – incorporating all elements of health and happiness (physical, mental, social, spiritual, intellectual, financial etc), and for me, kindness is at the core of individual wellbeing…

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An introduction to Kinder Leeds

Liz Hartley, a new member to the power team, shares her reasons for joining the team and her experiences of being part of Kinder Leeds. “Remember there is no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” I joined the Kinder Leeds team at the start…

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Join Judith Blake & Satish Kumar for the #KinderLeeds Festival Launch on the 6th September!

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Leeds Festival of Kindness, Compassion and Wellbeing launches online on Sunday 6th September!

Are we ready for a Kindness Revolution?  Our first festival offers just a small selection of the many inspiring initiatives that go on in Leeds on a regular basis but we hope that you will join us in our objective of making Leeds and beyond, a great place to live.  Our wise owl (called Darwin) says…

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Kindness & Well-being : The New Paradigm

Joshua Malkin, one of the co-founders of the Leeds Kindness Revolution, shares his view about the link between kindness and wellbeing and suggests that caring for life, as a practice and philosophy of mutuality, works better than most other principles of personal and organisational practice. Caring For Life – Works! Life may not always be…

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Is there a scientific basis for kindness?

Dr Claudius van Wyk [i] is director of the ET Group – a holistic wellness consultancy. Here he explores some reflections upon scientific foundations of a philosophy of kindness – from chemistry and biology to psychology and society. He attended our first day event in Harehills called ‘Exploring Common Ground. Darwin would have been mortified,…

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The Power of Kindness At Christmas

Angela Green & John Walsh share their perspective on how kindness is an underestimated gift to ourselves at Christmas  “Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch. It is anything that lifts another person.” –Plato What is kindness? Why is the word kindness flying? Why does kindness particularly…

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World Kindness Day

Gloria Kimberley suggests that whatever we choose to focus our attention on grows in our awareness and so why not focus on something positive? Yes World Kindness Day actually is a thing! I’ve only recently found out about this event and am keen to promote it as it is linked to our project of creating…

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Are You Ready To Join the Kindness Revolution?

Our Journey So Far “Exploring Common Ground” – is a short video of an event that took place in December 2018 in Harehills, which was the first in a series aimed at building involvement in a city-wide festival of compassion and wellbeing. Several workshops later the project had morphed into what is now being called…