KindnessCan

Kindness is such a simple word. We've all experienced the joy of kindness in our lives. We all aspire to be kinder. We believe that kindness has the power to change the world. Yet, knowing how to be kinder in an increasingly tough world is sometimes hard for all of us. In this podcast series, radio personality Jane Linley-Thomas and psychologist Paul Bushell explore simple ways to be kinder in different situations in our lives.

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JUL

KindnessCan Support Each Other - Session 8 (Kierran Allen)

You don't want to miss the latest KindnessCan podcast. Jane and Paul chat with Durban born photographer and videographer, Kierran Allen. They talk through the images he captured last week in Durban, and the conflicting feelings and moments he witnessed on the ground.
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JUL

KindnessCan Support Each Other - Session 7 (Jess Basson)

In KindnessCan's Support Each Other - Session 7 - Jane and Paul catch up with Durban-based speaker, coach and facilitator, Jess Basson. She is also author of the poem - 'We can be both'. The moving and inspiring poem helps put into words the collective trauma that we have all felt in KZN.
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JUL

KindnessCan Support Each Other - Session 6 (Our kids)

In today’s episode, Jane and Paul talk about managing our children’s experiences and feelings following the recent traumatic events.

They talk about things to do at home, and things to prepare children for going back to school.

A big take away is that we all need to gentle and supportive of one another right now.
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JUL

KindnessCan Support Each Other - Session 4 (Fear)

In today’s session of the KindnessCan Support Session, Jane and Paul talk FEAR. They unpack ways of managing fear in the face of an immediate threat, and in the days that follow. Although fear is a normal reaction to threat, it needs careful managing and kind support.
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JUL

KindnessCan Support Each Other - Session 3 (Matthew Willman)

In today’s KindnessCan session Jane Linley-Thomas and Paul Bushell speak to Matthew Willman, documentary fine art photographer. Matthew also had the privilege of photographing Nelson Mandela for 10 years. In this podcast he shares stories and lessons from his time with Madiba, and their powerful relevance in our recent trauma.
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JUL

KindnessCan Support Each Other - Session 2 (Anger)

Today's KindnessCan Support Each Other session covered the anger you may be feeling. It's okay to be angry, it's normal. Don't judge these feelings, choose wisely what you do with them.
🛑 Stop
🧯Cool Off
💭 Think
💝 Choose
Our free online Zoom sessions happen daily at 9am and everyone is welcome to join. https://zoom.us/j/98453610493?pwd=VS9EWGlwQ3poM1JDZWhmdHE3MWpwUT09
Take care of yourselves.
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JUL

KindnessCan Support Each Other - Session 1 (Trauma)

We're living through extremely emotional and challenging times. Take a listen to KindnessCan founders, psychologist Paul Bushell and radio personality Jane Linley-Thomas, as they unpack the variety of emotions we're all experiencing at the moment in South Africa. They hope to offer personal and practical ways to manage our feelings during these unsettling times. Today, Jane and Paul touched on trauma.

KindnessCan will be hosting FREE online supper sessions for anyone at 09:00.

If you are needing ongoing support, please contact SADAG.

To contact a counsellor between 8am-8pm Monday to Sunday,
Call: 011 234 4837 / Fax number: 011 234 8182
For a suicidal Emergency contact us on 0800 567 567
24hr Helpline 0800 456 789
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JUL

Robin Hood Foundation – a movement of kindness

In this week’s episode of the KindnessCan podcast, Jane and Paul catch up with Cindy Norcott, founder of the Robin Hood Foundation. In Mandela Day Month, the foundation have a range of exciting and kind activities on the go. As always they hope to touch the lives of thousands of deserving people in KZN. Find out how you can get involved.
Robin Hood Foundation website
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JUN

Yahto Kraft: Proud and Kind

South African viewers will recognise him from Season 3 of the hit television reality show, The Voice South Africa, where he places 6th overall. In this week’s KindnessCan podcast, Jane Linley-Thomas and Paul Bushell catch-up with talented performer – Yahto Kraft.
A special feature for International Pride Month, Yatho is a strong voice in the LGBTQIA+ community, who hopes that his music can bring the world together. In the podcast, Yahto talks through the realities of holding onto pride and kindness in a world that often sends mixed messages. Yahto also shares practical ways for all of us to grow a healthier relationship with ourselves and the world around us.
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MAY

Kind Divorce

In the latest KindnessCan podcast, Jane Linley-Thomas and Paul Bushell speak to Luke Dillon from Watershed Transformation. Luke is a divorce coach, who for the past 10 years has been helping men move through and past their divorce.
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MAY

Paddling for Kindness

In this week’s KindessCan podcast, Jane Linley-Thomas and Paul Bushell catch up with the Purpose Paddler – Stuart Geldart. The brave Durbanite is attempting to paddle the 2000 km from Kosi Bay to Cape Town to raise awareness and funds for Adopt-a-River.
Stuart shares some insight into how and why we need to be kinder to the environment, and especially our dams, rivers and seas.

He also talks sharks, the breathe-taking quietness of paddling alone, how to manage big thoughts, and what the personal journey means for him.

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