The Kindness Podcast Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life's difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her public speaking and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. She is also the author of the book, Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So are Most People.
The Kindness Podcast

The Kindness Podcast

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Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life's difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her public speaking and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. She is also the author of the book, Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So are Most People.

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Episode 074 : Laurie Gerber

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Episode 073 : "The Story of Boxes" w/ Rúna Magnúsdóttir & Nick Haines

Today I'm talking to Nick Haines and Runa Magnusdottir, co-authors of the book The Story of Boxes. They are working hard to change mentalities and offering ways to meet the UN's sustainable development goals. For Nick and Runa, it starts with kindness, and getting out of "boxes" in which we trap ourselves and others, which limits our potential. You can join the conversation at https://www.nomoreboxesmovement.com.

Episode 073 : "The Story of Boxes" w/ Rúna Magnúsdóttir & Nick Haines

Episode 072 : Dr. Barbara Lowe

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Episode 071 : The Kindness Advantage w/ Amanda Salzhauer & Dale Atkins

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Episode 070 : Martial Arts and Kindness w/ Stan Haehl

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Episode 068 : Jill McManigal, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Kids for Peace

Episode 067 : Learning To Be Kind To Yourself w/ Dina Pestonji

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Drew Formsma has learned a lot about generosity his dad, Brad Formsma, author of the award-winning book I Like Giving. At the age of fourteen, Drew started speaking to huge audiences around the world about generosity and how a ripple effect begins. Still in high school, Drew is the author of the new book, Everyday Generosity. Learn more about Drew and Everyday Generosity at http://www.bradformsma.com/drew-formsma.

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