Pay It Forward

Australian barbers Teresa Reed and Danielle Hannah hope to give at least 1,000 haircuts by the end of the year.
Tumaini has been able to channel her empathy and understanding, using the confidence and leadership skills she gained through
Kindness is a simple concept, yet so very impactful. It can make the world a better place by ending suffering at the hands
The last Thursday in April marks International Pay It Forward Day, a celebration of altruism and the good of humanity.
For women it's the Holy Grail. Finding clothes that flatter your body is a quest that never ends. Short-waisted, long-waisted, big bust, small bust. We've all got issues. We get older and the issues just evolve. More accurately, expand.
I'm not a spiritual leader, nor a millionaire, nor a person with several fancy degrees from world-renowned schools. I run a small nonprofit and I'm a local politician focused on education issues. And despite my failures and my station in life, I love the man I've become.
The problem is the unconscious contagion, when we are not even aware of the "virus" that is making us react like that. We are retaliating from an invisible aggressor that threatened us somewhere else, and projecting our reaction on the next person we talk to.
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Who knew the sweetest pay-it-forward story would involve Brian Urlacher?
I stood there looking down at the little mystery leaf and was filled with wonder. How did this special leaf arrive in this spot, at this time, in my path?
Let's just all come together and loudly and proudly make a commitment that we will be one part of the very big village we know it takes to raise a healthy, happy child.
As we near the middle of January and get back into the flow of our busy lifestyles the wonderful kindness and opportunities to spread the 'Christmas Spirit' can easily be forgotten and pushed to the back of our minds until December descends again. But just stop.