Emiliana Simon-Thomas: The Science of Human Goodness

“Biologically, we’re built to dedicate ourselves to each other.” Emiliana Simon-Thomas is the Science Director at the Greater Good Science Centre at the University of California Berkeley. She is one of the leading authorities uncovering the deep roots of human …

Jono Fisher: A Little Bird on Your Shoulder

“Grief can be a gateway to gratitude and appreciation for life.” Welcome to this “Mini-Podcast” – short reflections with ideas, tools and resources to help you live a more mindful, brave and kind life.  

Marc Lesser: The Journey to Search Inside Yourself

The most profound way to bring Zen into work is to practice kindness. Marc Lesser co-founded the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) with Google engineer and author of the New York Times bestseller, Chade-Meng Tan. He is the CEO …

Giving Without Expectation…


“I just received my Kindness Cards in the mail earlier this week. Rather than ‘planning’ on how I was going to use them, I decided to just go with intuition and feel when was the right time. It happened today! …

Is There Anyone Who Needs Cheering Up?

“Today I rang the local nursing home and asked if there was anyone who needed cheering up. Without giving away any information except my first name, they told me there was a lady called Margaret who has dementia.  

Kindness, Ice Cream and Hangovers…

“I was sitting watching TV on a Sunday evening with a friend. I was quite hungover and feeling sorry for myself when there was a loud bang on the door. We saw two young girls giggling and running away.  

The Smallest Things are the Most Beautiful

“Near my work is the sleeping area of a homeless person who I’d have never actually seen. Every morning I see a bed that is made and notice how the space has been tended. I have always been touched by …

No Act of Kindness is Ever Wasted

“I was completely blown away to find that a generous stranger had paid for my breakfast on the weekend! What a delightful gesture.