Kind: Is there enough kindness out there?

February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness day. It celebrates kindness and the whole pay it forward mentality.

John Stuart Mill in 1867 said: “Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.” But are we showing enough of it right now?

Thanks to the following guests for participating:

Gill Hasson, teacher, trainer, and author of Kindness: Change Your Life and Make the World a Kinder Place. Here is the full interview:

Scott Leiper, chairman of the Learning Lab and Imaginocity

Life coach Shirley Walker from the Seasoned Coach

Alex Killick, director of Leading Kind

Timothy Barlow founder of Copias Talent Management

The ‘fearless muse’, healing singer and speaker BBFenix

Here are some of the resources from the show:

Creator of 52 Lives, Jaime Thurston speaks to We Make Success Happen in 2019:

Dr David R. Hamilton speaks at a TED Talk in 2012:

Books looked at this week:

Gill Hasson: Kindness: Change Your Life and Make the World a Kinder Place

Jaime Thurston: Kindness: The Little Thing that Matters Most

Dr David R. Hamilton: The Five Side-effects of Kindness: This Book Will Make You Feel Better, Be Happier & Live Longer

PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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