On December 12, 2014, Mark Barden’s life changed after learning his son, Daniel, was killed during a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He turned his grief to action in founding Sandy Hook Promise. He talks with Nicole about how he is using kindness to prevent future tragedies. You can learn more about Mark’s work … Read More

Dr. Jen Faber is a businesswoman, chiropractor and author, but her favorite role is as someone who shares the message of self-love. Jen and Nicole talk about the importance of Living well now to avoid regrets later. Connect with Jen on Twitter @DrJenFaber or on her website at http://www.drjenfaber.com.

One way to be kind is with your wallet, donating to charities and people in need. But giving can get confusing in a hurry if you’re not aware of the economics of altruism. Dr. Julie Paxton is equipping students to give responsibly through her course, “Economics of Altruism” at Ohio University. We’re joined by Dr. … Read More

Susan Crites Price is an expert on family philanthropy. She’s the author of seven books, primarily on parenting and philanthropy. Susan has seen the rise of technology and the pause it gives parents. She teaches us how to encourage kids to share their time, talent, treasure and (social media) ties in a digital age in … Read More

Katie Carter is the executive director of the Susan G Komen branch in Columbus, Ohio, where she leads a team of people motivated to ending breast cancer forever. She often finds inspiring stories of kindness when planning her community’s Race for the Cure, which is the largest run for breast cancer awareness in the country. … Read More

Megan Murphy thinks kindness rocks! She is the creator of the national movement, The Kindness Rocks Project, which encourages people to leave rocks painted with inspiring messages along the path of life. You can see just how much impact she’s made when looking up #TheKindnessRocksProject. Learn more about how to join the movement at http://thekindnessrocksproject.com.

Chad McGehee works with the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin to teach mindfulness to people of all ages. He uses a teaching approach that incorporates findings from modern neuroscience and encourages kindness. His group’s groundbreaking research is being used across the country, from teachers to police officers to the producers of … Read More

Tara Cousineau, PhD. is a researcher, mother and kindness warrior. Her book, The Kindness Cure, combines wisdom, stories and science to explore the power of kindness. You can reach out to Tara on Twitter @taracousphd and find out more about her book at taracousineau.com.

Do you know what you’re making for dinner tonight? Nicole talks with speaker and retreat leader Sue Donaldson about her book, Come to My Table. The book offers more than just cooking and party planning advice but also talks about the real reason we would want to invite people to our tables. You can connect … Read More

James David can make people’s mouths drop in an instant, but his real magic is getting people to connect and be kind to one another. His “meaning magic” inspires, informs and motivates his audience members while he entertains them. You can find out more about James and his soon-to-be-released book on emotional intelligence and team … Read More