Rise & Grind - We Recommend

It's a tough week in our country. It's easy to see the division and hate. We are encouraging understanding and compassion and to focus on a mindset of kindness.

This week we're sharing a few kindness centered recommendations: an uplifting and hope-filled podcast, a must-read parenting book, and a kindness challenge. How are you showing kindness in your daily life?
Kind World is a WBUR podcast, that shares inspiring stories of kindness. They are simple & short (12-20 minutes).  Kind World is centered on the idea how a single act of kindness can change the world. 
One episode interviews Nancy Davis Kho, who wrote a book about her year spent writing one-page “thank you” letters. Ms. Kho discovered how transformative gratitude can be. 
There are so many simple and uplifting gems in this podcasts 7-year library. Listen to restore your faith in humanity. We recommend this as a great start to your day.
Available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Spotify or where ever you listen to your podcasts.
We can't think of a better way to show and teach kindness than by loving a child the way they need it. This book shares useful insight in parenting, especially if you and your child think differently.
Chapman and Campbell describe their book as follows:
"You know you love your child. But how can you make sure your child knows it?"

The #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages has helped millions of couples learn the secret to building a love that lasts. Now discover how to speak your child’s love language in a way that he or she understands. Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Ross Campbell help you:

  • Discover your child’s love language
  • Assist your child in successful learning
  • Use the love languages to correct and discipline more effectively
  • Build a foundation of unconditional love for your child

Plus: Find dozens of tips for practical ways to speak your child’s love language.

Discover your child’s primary language—then speak it—and you will be well on your way to a stronger relationship with your flourishing child.




We are challenging you to choose two things on this list to do TODAY! As we've seen, a little goes a long way. You never know the impact you could have!

We know our customers are the very best! They are kind and compassionate! We really hope you take us up on this challenge, tag us, and pass it on! We love and appreciate you!