22 episodes

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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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.

    Kindness during pregnancy: a story of perinatal depression

    Kindness during pregnancy: a story of perinatal depression

    Pregnancy Awareness Week is observed from 12-16 February. An important part of this week is to raise awareness around the physical and emotional risks that face mothers, foetus and babies during pregnancy. This week Jane and Paul talk to mother and journalist, Lauren Shapiro about her personal experience of perinatal depression, her journey to recovery and her recent book on the topic. It’s a real and personal account of pregnancy and mental health.

    • 32 min
    Is your anxiety rubbing off on your children?

    Is your anxiety rubbing off on your children?

    Modern parenting seems to get tougher and tougher! With so many uncertainties, it’s no wonder parents are feeling overwhelmed, guilty and anxious. We need to be careful of how these feelings negatively affect our parenting. Over-shadowing and over-protecting can lead to our children feeling anxious, and ill-equipped for the world that awaits them. This week Jane and Paul talk about anxious parenting.

    • 25 min
    Kindness and forgiveness: we speak with Fields Hill truck driver Sanele May

    Kindness and forgiveness: we speak with Fields Hill truck driver Sanele May

    In this week’s KindnessCan podcast, Jane Linley-Thomas and Paul Bushell have an exclusive interview with Fields Hill truck driver Sanele May. This follows his recent release from Umzinto Prison where he served a six year sentence in connection with the horrific truck crash in 2013 in which 24 people died and many others were injured. We talk with Sanele - who's back in his home country of Swaziland - about forgiveness: forgiving oneself and others.

    • 22 min
    Kindness in your career journey

    Kindness in your career journey

    This week, Jane and Paul talk about how to be kind when starting your employment journey. Whether you're starting your job hunt or going into a new job, keeping your head above water can sometimes feel like a challenge. Managing your thoughts, feelings and behaviours are all within your control.

    • 16 min
    Setting kind new goals for a brand new year

    Setting kind new goals for a brand new year

    Join Jane and Paul as they talk about bringing the old you into the new year. An inspiring, real and balanced take on setting kind goals and celebrating ourselves in 2020. We could all be a little bit in kinder in the way we talk about ourselves!

    • 19 min
    Kindness when dealing with loss this festive season

    Kindness when dealing with loss this festive season

    This week Jane and Paul talk about dealing with loss at this family-orientated time of the year. It can be especially hard having to face the holidays without a special person in your life. Dealing with the firsts - the first Christmas or New Year celebrations without that special person can be overwhelming. In this episode of KindnessCan, we hope you find comfort.

    • 13 min

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