Increasing peer acceptance

Increasing peer acceptance

A very interesting research study on kindness was conducted on young children at both the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside. The experiment was conducted in 19 classrooms on 9 to 11 years old children who were instructed to...
Do Good. Be Good

Do Good. Be Good

I recently witnessed a very beautiful act of kindness and would like to share it with you. I had just finished my shopping in a large supermarket in Italy, and was aiming at the car park. In the corridor leading to the basement there was a beggar siting on the floor....
An instant feeling of love

An instant feeling of love

It was 5 pm and I had just finished training a team of managers in the French town of Lyon. I was walking from the City center towards the railway station and there was another man of about my age walking next to me in the same direction. The sidewalk was somewhat...
Appreciate others’ Good Actions

Appreciate others’ Good Actions

The bus was so much crowded that there were no seats available. It was the rush hour in Monaco. This is also the hour when teen-age students would jump into the buses to go back home. At one stop, an old woman came up and was getting in with great difficulties. As I...
Walk a mile in his/her shoes

Walk a mile in his/her shoes

Charles, one of my best friends is a very competent orthopedic surgeon specialized in infant operations. He has succeeded in saving children and was reported several times in the local newspaper. One day, a child of 7 years of age was brought into the Intensive Care...
New Year’s Sign

New Year’s Sign

Like every beginning of the year, and as 2016 started, I made a list of resolutions – I personally find them helpful as they give me some perspective on what I’d like to achieve throughout the year, be it family, work, social or more personal goals. On the top of my...