I have a lot to give! The house my husband and I had lived in for 22 years had finally been sold. At last I could move on from my 37-year marriage. I had already chosen a flat. Everything was going well. Then my … [Read more...] about Do you have any idea what impact a kind gesture might have?
It was always important to me to make a difference in some way but, most of the time, I just didn’t know how. Then I met Helen. I'd gone to a workshop in London and Helen happened to be sitting next to me. I never felt particularly comfortable in large groups so I developed a strategy to cover me during the breaks. I'd amble to the window and looked out, pretending to be absorbed by the view. But this time was different. When the break was announced, Helen turned to me and asked “would you … [Read more...] about How the power of kindness can transform your life
When I first came across this question many years ago my reaction was “No, I can’t. How could I? It’s just me and nothing I do will make any difference.” But that was then and this is now. Now I know better. The first time I realised I can make a difference was when I was doing tele-selling. I was feeling resentful that financial circumstances forced me to do a job I despised. I told myself I was meant for better things! … [Read more...] about Can You Make a Difference? (Part 1)