Whoa – is it week 5 of the Kindness Challenge already? My, my. How time flies.
Here’s the link to Niki’s site, that explains our goal for the week.
In general, I was to reflect on the things I’m grateful for in my life.
Have you heard about confirmation bias? (This might seem a little off-subject, bear with me.)
Basically, confirmation bias is our tendency to look for things – or only see things – that confirm what we’ve already decided to be true.
So let’s say you think the world is an awful place and people are idiots. You can find proof of that wherever you go — because you’re looking for it. (Honestly, you can be a real downer, you know that?)
Continue reading “Week 5 Reflection: Gratitude”
Hello all! This is me, reporting in after Week 3 in the Kindness Challenge, which I stumbled upon at Niki’s site, which you can find here.
This week, I was to focus my energy on being kind. It’s more than just being kind, it’s radiating kindness.
Does this puzzle you as much as it did me?
It’s a bit of an abstract concept, so maybe we can find a more concrete way to think about it.
Let’s say you’re wandering down an unfamiliar street and can’t find your way to the nearest payday loan shop, where you were hoping to score some funds for your next tattoo. (Honestly, you need to put more thought into your financial decisions. I worry about you.) Continue reading “Week 3 Reflection – Kind Energy”