ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO BE KIND AND TO GIVE TO OTHERS. Helen McCrory, star of Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter dies at 52…but as a heroic role model. “Even with a cancer diagnosis she and her Husband focused their efforts in 2020 on fundraising money for meals to provide National Health Service staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to The Guardian. Their work led to almost £1 million (about $1.3 million) in donations to Feed NHS.” – article from The Guardian

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Kindness Matters GUIDE – “You may recognize the expression “it is better to give than receive”, but did you know this is backed up by research? People who are kind and compassionate see clear benefits to their well-being and happiness. They may even live longer. Kindness can also help reduce stress and improve our emotional wellbeing. We all have so much going on in our lives - including competing strains and stresses  – not to mention the current coronavirus pandemic. But if we take the time to be kind to other people, we can reap the emotional dividends…”- from MentalHealth.ORK/UK – “

WATCH: “A Melting Pot Of Traditions: Regina Carter Talks With Lara Downes – “When Duke Ellington famously coined the phrase ‘beyond category’, he was talking about freedom — of choice, of expression, of belonging. He meant following your heart and your instincts into an artistic territory without borders. And that’s the place where violinist Regina Carter makes her home. She plays everything — jazz, classical, R&B, Latin, blues, country, pop, you name it. It doesn’t matter because, as she says, she just likes to call herself “a violinist.” She’s always done things beautifully, spectacularly her own way.” – Musical Interview from NPR