Tag: Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

Quotes February 11, 2019

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness


Every match goes out eventually. Be kind to you. Keep your fire lit.
Feeling underwater? Kindness is your life jacket. Be kind — first to yourself, and then to others.
Even that bird out in the snow is reminding you to be kind! #
Climb every mountain! Forge every stream! Follow every byway! Until you find your dream! Sure. Fine. Whatever. It’s Friday and I got to go to work. Right? It’s good to dream. Why not be kind while you work to get there?
Enjoy the quiet moments in your river of life. You build strength in these moments of calm. The rapids are coming soon enough.
I believe: Kindness is the way. What do you believe?
Say it with me: “I love myself.” Even if you have to fake it, say it out loud. It sounds small, but believing this three word sentence will change your life. You deserve this kindness.
Hello kindness my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again…
Be kind and create light in the world.
In times of great change, our paths wander nilly willy. No matter where your path leads you. Be kind.
Don’t let the chilly weather or cold politics to make your heart cold. Be kind.
Life is intricate and complicated. You won’t figure it all out. Be kind.
Life is short! Celebrate every moment by being kind.

Quotes January 27, 2019

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Be kind. It’s more than enough.
In our dreams, life is warm and golden. But in reality, life is everything — warm, cold, hard, easy, filled with morons and shining brilliance. All you have to do is be kind. Your kindness creates the warm, the golden in your life.
“An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.” This was on the NYC Subway in sharpie on the concrete. The Ghandi say that it’s something he said, maybe. Who cares who said0 it? It’s truth is profound. Be kind to you. Let some of your grievances go .
You are made of the stuff of stars. Shine your light. Be kind.
As the day begins and as it ends, let’s ponder — were we kind today?
Breathe in. Breathe out. Be kind.
Whether we like it or not, change is happening all around us. How will you get through it? Be kind, first to yourself, and then to everyone else.

Quotes January 20, 2019

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Think of it this way– would you take a kidney from one of “them”? A pint of blood? Chances are, when you’re in need — you’ll need one of “them.” Give up the lie. There is no “them”. There is only “us.”
We are still in the season of dark. Be gentle with yourself. Hold onto the light inside. #
You don’t have to listen them howl! Turn it off. Shut it down. Be kind to you!
Take a moment, just for you. Imagine you are on a warm, tropical beach. You are safe. You are warm. Breathe in the luxury of this moment. Let it go. Open your eyes. Now, be kind
Light travels a great distance. Share your light. Let it reach those who are in dark.
Your kindness warms the coldest day. Be kind.
Your kindness brings the light. Be kind. Bring light to yourself and everyone you know.
Sometimes, all you can do is hold out your kind light to the world. You never know who might desperately need the light. Be kind. Be the light.
It costs you nothing to be kind. Your kindness gives you everything in return.
Hey, let’s face it — it’s been a long week. In our exhausted, stretched state, there is one thing we can always do — be kind. That’s it. Be kind. When you can’t be kind — just shut up and smile. You’ve got this!
You never know where the river of life will take you. Be kind now while you can.
“There is light somewhere. it may not be much light but it beats the darkness.”
Laughing Heart by Charles Bukowski
“If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.”
Lucy Larcon – from Random Acts of Kindness Foundation @RAKFoundation

Quotes January 06, 2019

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New year. New kind you. Improve your year. Be kind.
Today starts a journey through 365 days of 2019. You’ll never get these days again. Let’s renew our goal — “This year, I am willing to be kind.”
There are three things that will help you in every situation in 2019 — 1. Breathe in. 2. Breathe out. 3. Be kind. This is your Kind To Do List. Happy New Year!
Let’s be clear — you cannot change anyone’s angry mind. That’s a fact. This year, make a goal to be kind, even to those who don’t “deserve” it.

Quotes December 26, 2018

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Kindness toward yourself will draw other like minded people to you. Be kind to you. Be kind to them. Be kind.
Feeling squeezed? Practice kindness. Make space
We can hear your judgments a mile away. Let it go. It’s a kindness you do for yourself that pays off for everyone around you.
It’s the reason
we bother getting together
Kindness is love in action.
Your kindness makes it so much easier.
Hey you! Yes, I mean you! You are loved. You might not feel it today. But it is true — you are loved. Never forget it!
Feeling alone? Right now, someone is thinking about you. Never allow your self cruelty to convince you that you’re unloved.
Today is the only day you have. No matter what happened yesterday, be kind today.

Quotes November 27, 2018

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian #Everyday Kindness

This is a time of year when people start to droop. Be kind. You may just save a life. “The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.”
Sarah Fielding
There is enough going on in the world to feel crabby, at the very least! You don’t have to take it out on other people. Be kind.
Mean words are ugly. There’s no reason ugly up your world with meanness. Be kind.
It’s pretty simple. The world smiles at you when you’re kind.
There he goes again — running his mouth. Let him ugly up his world. You don’t have to do it to yours. Be kind.
Let kindness fall like snowflakes blown from the hand of a lover.
Your dog thinks you’re the best person in the entire universe. Everyone knows that the best person in the universe is kind. Prove your dog right. Be kind
Let your kindness fly like an arrow at dawn. It will hit its target.
Look deep. Breathe in. Exhale. You’ve got this. Be kind.
Feels kind of dark right now. Crazy politics. Threatened earth. Deepening cold of winter. It’s easy to feel dark inside. Try this #hack — be kind. Your light will return. Kindness is the light.

Quotes November 13, 2018

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

This week, let’s love more, judge less. Kindness is love in action. Be kind to everyone you know.
Choppy sea ahead? Kindness will help you negotiate the angry seas ahead. Smile. Laugh. Be kind. It is your nature.
Terrified about how our where our world is going? What can you do? You can love more You can listen to those you love more. You can be kind to everyone you know. Change the world — be kind.
Don’t take it in. Breathe in. Breath out. Be kind.

Let your love shine through.

Be kind to all you meet today.
In the end, you will only care about the times that you were kind. So why not be kind now while you have a chance?
“It’s too much! What can I do? I can’t fix it.” Be kind to yourself and all that you know — that’s what fixes it.
Everyday, journalists work hard to get the facts and write the news. In some countries, journalists fear for their lives if they write the truth. I am grateful to live in a country where the factual news is available to me. What are you grateful for?
For most of history, water was not always clean. Water could be deadly. I am grateful for clean water and all of those who work to keep it so. #EverydayKindness
Just a 30 years ago, the US had terrible air quality. I am grateful for clean air to breathe and all those who work to make it so. What are you grateful for?
I am grateful for another day on this gorgeous planet. What are you grateful for?
I am grateful for the toilet, running water, and the kindness of anyone keeps them flushing & clean. What are you grateful for?
I’ve been writing and posting these everyday kindness posts for the nearly two years. Most weeks, I have no idea what I’m going to say. The truth is that all I really want to say is “Be kind.” Let’s be kind. #EverydayKindness #WorldKindnessDay
This week, let’s focus on the kindness skill of gratitude. The more you are grateful the better you feel. What are you grateful for? I am grateful for this chance to share thoughts about kindness with you.
This week, I ask you: “What can you do, where you stand, to make your world more kind?”

Quotes October 27, 2018

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What do you hope for? What if you shifted your focus from your fears and hurts to focus on your hopes and dreams? “Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.”
Robert H. Schuller
“Kindness is like coffee. It awakens your spirit and improves your day. Fill your cup with both.”
Nanae Hoffman @naneamarie
You are not called to fix the rain or stop the storm. You are called to love, to be kind. After you’ve done what you can, it’s all right to simply watch their storm blow by. Kindness is the storm that will heal the world. Be kind.
In the end, all of this drama and pain will fade away. Love will remain. Why not focus on love now? Kindness is love in action.
Take a moment. How do you feel? Is this feeling real? Is it true? Is it kind? What do you need right now?
We ask ourselves our three questions: “Is it true? Is it real? Is it kind?” And then what? What do we do next? Be kind. That’s all you have to do.
Sometimes we need to stop and notice the sheer number of apples that fell to the ground while we were focused on the crazy. Time to refocus. Pick up the apples Make pie. Be kind.
What brightens your every day? Pumpkin spice? Sunflowers? Laughing with friends? 5 minutes in the sun? Beautiful images? This week, let’s focus on what brings us light. Kindness is the light.
We never know what the next moment will bring us. Be kind. The end of the day comes sooner than you think.
Is it dark out? Is it bright? Depends on where you focus. Kindness is the light.
Kindness is the light. It’s a simple equation — feel dark? Be kind. Your light will return. See someone who’s down? Be kind. Their light will return. Kindness is the light.
There is a road up ahead. Keep going. We will bridge this time to see the renewal of all things. Be kind to all so you can enjoy it with your friends when you get there.
The mist covers even that which once was familiar? What should you do? Be kind. The mist will clear, sooner than you think.
Did you know that many of the best varieties of apple are lost to time? I bet you have 1 or 2 sweet and tasty attributes that you’ve forgotten in the last year or two. Now is a great time to start acting like yourself again. Be kind.
You are made of the same stuff as a distant star. When you are kind, you share your light with others. Be kind.
Not everything has to be hard fought. Set kindness out in front of you today. You’ll have a beautiful day.
Hype-focusing on the hysteria is a kind of drunkenness. How do you shake it off?? Be kind — to yourself first, to your friends and family, to animals, to your neighbors, your town, and your country. (How to be kind to your country? Vote, of course.)

Quotes October 13, 2018

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

No matter what hay needs grazing today — be kind. You’ll make more hay. 😉
Your life energy is like a pot of boiling water. Spend it boiling over? There’s no more energy for joy, laughter, and love. Your choice.
Your kindness lights up a dark and stormy night.
Be kind to everyone you meet today. You have no idea how they are suffering.
Green hills, warm sun, and a blue gorgeous sky lies just beyond the storm clouds you see. Focus on the clouds and you’ll miss the gorgeous green.
What if every time you thought: “Oh crap. What’s happened now?” you closed your laptop, went outside and took 30 breaths? (Why 30 breaths? Check out Wim Hof’s method )

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

“Striving for excellence motivates you, striving for perfection is demoralizing.”
Harriet Braiker
“Try not to confuse attachment with love. Attachment is about fear and dependency and has more to do with love of self than love of another.”
Yasmin Mogahed
“The fact that you’re struggling doesn’t make you a burden. It doesn’t make unlovable, undesirable, or undeserving of care. It doesn’t make you too much or too sensitive or too needy. It makes you human. “
Daniell Koepke
“Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.”
Joyce Meyer
“When it is obvious the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”
“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.”
Iain Thomas
“You just have to determine to settle for nothing less than being fully alive, to show up, be who you are, and share your gifts.”
Gabrielle Roth
“Out of perfection nothing can be made. Every process involves breaking something up. The earth must be broken to bring forth life. If the seed does not die there is no plant. Bread results from the death of wheat. Life lives on lives. Our own life lives on the act of other people. If you are lifeworthy, you can take it.”
Joseph Campbell
“Grief, no matter where it comes from, can only be resolved by connecting to other people.”
Thomas Horn
“This time, we are holding onto the tension of not knowing, not willing to press the panic button. We are unlearning thousands of years of conditioning.”
Sukhvinder Sircar
“Holding a grudge doesn’t make you strong; it makes you bitter. Forgiving doesn’t make you weak; it sets you free.”
“She was strong and weak and brave and broken… all at the same time.”

Quotes October 08, 2018

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

What happens when you intentionally do kind acts for 7 days? Research says that you’ll feel better. Your self esteem will improve. Your social emotions will improve. Why not start today?
Research study: 7 Days of Intentional Kindness
You’re right — they don’t deserve your forgiveness. But you do. What can you forgive yourself for today? “Repeat to yourself: For the ways I have hurt myself through action or inaction, out of fear, pain and confusion, I now extend a full and heartfelt forgiveness. I forgive myself, I forgive myself.”
“The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency.”
Theodore Roosevelt
You are one of a kind! Perfectly imperfect worthy of love – particularly your own. This week, let’s focus on self care. The world is a little crazy now. Self Kindness is a must.
Did you really say that? “I’m sorry” works. Now, be kind.
Well, that didn’t work. You’re tried everything. Maybe it’s time to try kindness.
It’s okay to give up for a day or a week. Recharge your mind and heart in the beauty of the world. Everything else can wait.
Have you ever noticed that little gap in between an in breath and an exhale? That is where peace lives with you. You carry peace around with you everywhere you go. No matter what happens today, peace is with you.
Life is exhausting right now. Keep the madness at bay by getting extra rest. Go to bed an hour early. Take a short nap. Rest on your lunch break. Don’t let exhaustion get the best of you.
Sometimes the kindest thing you can do for yourself is to notice the beauty that surrounds you. Conceived in beauty, beauty is your birthright.
You’ve climbed more than your share of high, craggy mountains this week. It is time, now, to be kind to you. Rest. Draw in beauty and love. Focus on peace. Kindness begins in self care.
You are not called to fix the rain or stop the storm. You are called to love, to be kind. After you’ve done what you can, it’s all right to simply watch their storm blow by. Kindness is the storm that will heal the world. Be kind.
After the storm, it’s time to focus on self-care. A kinder world begins with self-kindness.