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Thoughts on Radical Kindness: Why writers and artists should practice it (Part 3)

[This is part 3 of a series of blogs about kindness. Please see parts 1 and 2 here] When I began writing these posts I kind of thought this would have been one of my ‘here are my random thoughts … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Radical Kindness as a Daily Practice: Part 2

[This blog is Part 2 of a series blogs – see Part 1 here.] When I started writing this blog series I just wanted to express a general thought about kindness; that posting nice quotes or stories is not enough. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Radical Kindness as a Daily Practice: Part 1.

It’s almost ten years since Amy Winehouse died. I really liked her music and was lucky enough to see her perform twice during her first album. She was a wonderful, funny, forceful presence on stage. In later years I saw … Continue reading

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Alyssa Monks: Beauty in imperfections

I’ve just watched this TED talk by the painter Alyssa Monks about her art and how it changed after a the loss of her mother. Definitely worth a watch.

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Lessons on listening

I’ve been thinking about what to put into this post for a week but have struggled a bit in working out what it is I’m trying to say exactly. I suspect there will be more than one post as I … Continue reading

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