Kindness is being gentle, warm-hearted, friendly, generous – with others and ourselves.
Inspiration for deepening your kindness practice
When you make a mistake, practice self-forgiveness.
Text a friend out of the blue and tell them something you appreciate about them.
Compliment a stranger.
Practice loving-kindness meditation for a few minutes each day. (There are a few options in the Calm app.)
Volunteer with a cause or project close to your heart.
Tend a plant in your home or garden. Speak kindly to it and see how it responds.
What is one small thing I can do today to be more kind to myself? What is one small thing I can do today to be more kind to someone I find difficult?