Human beings are capable of great feats, incredible ways of contributing to our families, and communities. And yet at the same time, we can also be really messy, and bump up against each other's shortcomings. Our lofty ideals of perfection about ourselves and of others may be setting us up for failure. Perhaps it is not so much perfection that we should aim for, but simply just compassion. --Guri
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Editor's Note: Human beings are capable of great feats, incredible ways of contributing to our families, and communities. And yet at the same time, we can also be really messy, and bump up against each other's shortcomings. Our lofty ideals of perfection about ourselves and of others may be setting us up for failure. Perhaps it is not so much perfection that we should aim for, but simply just compassion. --Guri
Kindness Rocks
Kindness In the News
Dennis Ruhnke, a farmer in his 70s taught us and NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo an important lesson in giving. Kansas State University awards him a B.A. degree, after discovering he was 2 credits short in 1971.
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Kindness is Contagious.
From Our Members
This Principal was amazing even before schools moved to remote teaching and she now continues to work around the clock for students and teachers. Her community finds a way to express their gratitude.
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Stop Trying To Be Perfect
Hugs Is perfection a lie that we've been told all of our lives? In this short energizing video, Prince Ea has a powerful message about questioning our ideals about trying to be perfect.
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If you can't do it perfectly, why do it at all? In this TED talk, a recovering perfectionist Charly Haversat challenges our obsession with perfection in our personal lives, workplaces, and beyond.
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