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.

Most Recent Episodes

Episode 038 : Reba Riley, Author of "Post Traumatic Church Syndrome"

This episode of the Kindness Podcast is brought to you by Cornwell Properties in Athens, Ohio. Location Matters. Visit http://cornwellpropertiesathens.com for more information. Feeling spiritually defeated and full of physical pain, Reba Riley challenged herself to try out 30 different religions before her 30th birthday. That experiment became the fascinating book, Post Traumatic Church Syndrome. In this episode of the The Kindness Podcast, Reba talks with Nicole about religion and how kindness plays a role in spirituality. Find Reba on twitter @RebaRiley.

Episode 037 : Neal Nybo

This episode of the Kindness Podcast is brought to you by Cornwell Properties in Athens, Ohio. Location Matters. Visit http://cornwellpropertiesathens.com for more information. Dr. Neal Nybo helps people find clarity and direction in their lives with kindness. Whether at a church, business or in one-on-one interactions, Neal leads people through difficult conversations and puts them on a path to their goals. In all he does, he emphasizes the importance of recognizing the power of kindness.

Episode 036 : Shadille Estepan, Born This Way Foundation

This episode of the Kindness Podcast is brought to you by Cornwell Properties in Athens, Ohio. Location Matters. Visit http://cornwellpropertiesathens.com for more information. Since 2011, people have been singing Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" lyrics encouraging people to love themselves and all the things that make them different. The next year, Born This Way Foundation was founded to spread the same message. Nicole talks with Shadille Estepan, a program director for Born this Way, about how the foundation is encouraging young people to leave the world a kinder, braver place. To learn more, check out @BTWFoundaton and BornThisWay.Foundation.

Episode 035 : Corey Harnish, CEO of Better World International

This episode of the Kindness Podcast is brought to you by Cornwell Properties in Athens, Ohio. Location Matters. Visit http://cornwellpropertiesathens.com for more information. Corey Harnish is on a mission to make kindness fun! He is CEO of Better World International which has gamified kindness with their flagship project, The Good Cards. It's a social impact, real-time app empowering people to do good deeds by combining social activism with global awareness for living happier and more fulfilled lives. Learn more and join the game at TheGoodCards.com.

Episode 034 : Rodney Smith Jr., Founder of "Raising Men Lawn Care Service"

One simple act of kindness can transform a life, at least it did for Rodney Smith Jr. On his way home from his college classes, Rodney saw an elderly man struggling to mow his lawn and decided to finish the job for him. He's since founded Raising Men Lawn Care Service which encourages boys and girls to provide free lawn care to those who are unable to do so. He has also mowed a lawn for free in all fifty states and plans to do so again soon. Connect with Rodney on Twitter @iamRodneySmith or on his website at http://weareraisingmen.com.

Episode 034 : Rodney Smith Jr., Founder of "Raising Men Lawn Care Service"

Episode 033 : Turning Grief into Action - The Sandy Hook Promise

On December 12, 2014, Mark Barden's life changed after learning his son, Daniel, was killed during a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He turned his grief to action in founding Sandy Hook Promise. He talks with Nicole about how he is using kindness to prevent future tragedies. You can learn more about Mark's work at SandyHookPromise.org.

Episode 032 : Dr. Jen Faber

Dr. Jen Faber is a businesswoman, chiropractor and author, but her favorite role is as someone who shares the message of self-love. Jen and Nicole talk about the importance of Living well now to avoid regrets later. Connect with Jen on Twitter @DrJenFaber or on her website at http://www.drjenfaber.com.

Episode 031 : Economics of Altruism w/ Dr. Julie Paxton

One way to be kind is with your wallet, donating to charities and people in need. But giving can get confusing in a hurry if you're not aware of the economics of altruism. Dr. Julie Paxton is equipping students to give responsibly through her course, "Economics of Altruism" at Ohio University. We're joined by Dr. Julie Paxton and two of her students, Alex Wainwright and Alex Armstrong to learn more about being kind financially.

Episode 030 : "Generous Genes" w/ Susan Crites Price

Susan Crites Price is an expert on family philanthropy. She's the author of seven books, primarily on parenting and philanthropy. Susan has seen the rise of technology and the pause it gives parents. She teaches us how to encourage kids to share their time, talent, treasure and (social media) ties in a digital age in her latest book Generous Genes: Raising Caring Kids in a Digital Age. You can reach out to Susan on her on social media at @SCritesPrice or generousgenes.com.

Episode 030 : "Generous Genes" w/ Susan Crites Price

Episode 029 : Katie Carter, Executive Director of the Susan G Komen Branch in Columbus, Ohio

Katie Carter is the executive director of the Susan G Komen branch in Columbus, Ohio, where she leads a team of people motivated to ending breast cancer forever. She often finds inspiring stories of kindness when planning her community's Race for the Cure, which is the largest run for breast cancer awareness in the country. Find a race near you or get invaluable advice for those being diagnosed with breast cancer at komen.org.

Episode 029 : Katie Carter, Executive Director of the Susan G Komen Branch in Columbus, Ohio

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