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It’s an understatement to say that things don’t always work out as we had hoped. When faced with a stressful situation, many of us might first respond with, “Whose fault is it?” To blame someone or something for our afflictions may seem like typical human behavior. But Dr. Brene Brown’s video below illustrates that such reactions signal a loss of control and disempowerment to our brains. This week’s newsletter focuses on everyday individuals who were able to focus and galvanize their energies in finding a resolution. –Guri

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Editor’s Note: It’s an understatement to say that things don’t always work out as we had hoped. When faced with a stressful situation, many of us might first respond with, “Whose fault is it?” To blame someone or something for our afflictions may seem like typical human behavior. But Dr. Brene Brown’s video below illustrates that such reactions signal a loss of control and disempowerment to our brains. This week’s newsletter focuses on everyday individuals who were able to focus and galvanize their energies in finding a resolution. –Guri
Kindness Rocks
Kindness In the News
Natalie Fernando was taking her five-year-old autistic son Rudy for a walk when he spiraled into a meltdown. Instead of giving them dirty looks, a kind stranger laid on the ground to offer assistance.
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Kindness is Contagious.
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Amidst receiving physical therapy treatment, Mish finds a way to spread a little kindness to others. After getting the wrong items in the mail, she finds a creative way to support others.
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Moving Beyond the Blame Game
Hugs Why do we waste so much energy looking for someone to blame when something doesn’t go our way? Dr. Brene Brown provides valuable insights that impact our relationships.
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