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Here at The Kindness Podcast, we are on a mission to teach the world about the transformative power of kindness! Tell us your Kindness Story by leaving a voicemail at (701)428-1122.

Our host, Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life’s difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her books, speaking events and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. As Nicole often says, “Kindness has the power to transform a life, but it also has the ability to transform a single bad day-- and the life we transform with kindness is our own.” Nicole has worked as a television anchor and reporter in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin and Fargo, North Dakota. As Miss Wisconsin 1997, she spent the year touring the state talking to children and adults about overcoming crisis. Nicole lives in Aberdeen, South Dakota. During the basketball season, you can find her in the stands with her three kids cheering wildly for her husband, Saul Phillips, and his Northern State University Men’s Basketball team.

Check out Nicole’s books!

The Negativity Remedy: Unlocking More Joy, Less Stress and Better Relationships Through Kindness
Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So Are Most People
Kindness is Courageous: 100 Stories to Remind You People Are Brave and Kind

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 94 Ratings

Here at The Kindness Podcast, we are on a mission to teach the world about the transformative power of kindness! Tell us your Kindness Story by leaving a voicemail at (701)428-1122.

Our host, Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life’s difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness through her books, speaking events and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. As Nicole often says, “Kindness has the power to transform a life, but it also has the ability to transform a single bad day-- and the life we transform with kindness is our own.” Nicole has worked as a television anchor and reporter in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin and Fargo, North Dakota. As Miss Wisconsin 1997, she spent the year touring the state talking to children and adults about overcoming crisis. Nicole lives in Aberdeen, South Dakota. During the basketball season, you can find her in the stands with her three kids cheering wildly for her husband, Saul Phillips, and his Northern State University Men’s Basketball team.

Check out Nicole’s books!

The Negativity Remedy: Unlocking More Joy, Less Stress and Better Relationships Through Kindness
Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So Are Most People
Kindness is Courageous: 100 Stories to Remind You People Are Brave and Kind

    "Workplace Positivity" with Neal Nybo

    "Workplace Positivity" with Neal Nybo

    Dr. Neal Nybo has been in the kindness business for more than 20 years. As a pastor, trainer, speaker and author, he moves more goodness into people’s lives by teaching them the power of micro-actions. Learn more about Neal and his new guide and workbook, Workplace Positivity (co-authored by Kindness Podcast host, Nicole Phillips) at https://www.nealnybo.com.

    • 22 min
    Kim and Penn Holderness

    Kim and Penn Holderness

    Kim and Penn Holderness have been married for 16 years. For seven of those years, they have chronicled their marriage and their family with funny music videos, vlogs, skits, and a podcast. Their videos have garnered over a billion views worldwide. Penn and Kim honed their storytelling skills with 25 combined years in the TV news business. When the wonderful worlds of YouTube and Facebook appeared, Kim had the idea to ditch the traditional broadcast world and start making content in the digital space. When they aren’t dancing around like crazy people on the internet, Penn and Kim help international companies make videos of their own. Penn and Kim live in Raleigh with their two children and dog. Check out their new book, Everybody Fights and connect at https://theholdernessfamily.com/.

    • 26 min
    Linda Cohen, Kindness Consultant

    Linda Cohen, Kindness Consultant

    Linda Cohen has been a “kindness catalyst” for over a decade. A nationally recognized kindness expert and professional speaker, she works with a wide variety of businesses and associations on the ROI of Kindness. Cohen offers insight into why kindness matters so much in the workplace now more than ever. It's imperative to your bottom line. Her first book, 1,000 Mitzvahs: How Small Acts of Kindness Can Heal, Inspire and Change Your Life was published by Seal Press in 2011. Learn more about Linda at https://lindacohenconsulting.com/.

    • 21 min
    Genevieve Piturro, Founder of the "Pajama Program"

    Genevieve Piturro, Founder of the "Pajama Program"

    Genevieve Piturro was a successful television marketing executive in New York City for twenty years when a little girl’s question (“What are pajamas?”) changed the course of her life forever. Genevieve jumped off the corporate ladder and began delivering pajamas and books to children in shelters. In 2001, she founded Pajama Program (https://pajamaprogram.org), which has been recognized nationwide for both its success and Genevieve’s story.

    Genevieve published Purpose, Passion and Pajamas in August 2020 about her transformation from the corporate life to starting a nonprofit.

    • 27 min
    Nicki Koziarz, Author of "Flooded"

    Nicki Koziarz, Author of "Flooded"

    Nicki Koziarz is a two-time ECPA bestselling author and speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries. She speaks nationally at conferences, retreats, and meetings and hosts her own podcast. An evangelist at heart, Nicki inspires others to become the best version of who God created them to be. Nicki and her husband and three girls run a small farm just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, which they affectionately call The Fixer Upper Farm.

    In her new book, Flooded: The Five Best Decisions to Make When Life is Hard and Doubt is Rising, Nicki bravely shares her own struggles with doubt and the man with the arc who became her role model for faith.

    Visit Nicki's website : www.nickikoziarz.com

    • 26 min
    Micah Tyler, Christian Recording Artist

    Micah Tyler, Christian Recording Artist

    It’s hard to imagine how many times Micah Tyler spent his days wondering ‘what’s next,’ while driving a sausage delivery truck across southeast Texas. Surely he was questioning his own discernment to quit his youth pastor gig, sell half of what he owned to move his family into a single-wide trailer, and start traveling the region performing songs he’d written. It’s seems to all have worked out pretty well -- Fast-forward down that long road and the same guy behind the delivery truck wheel now has a record deal, multiple Dove Award & KLOVE Award nominations, two BMI Top 25 Christian Songs, and three #1 songs. His new album, “New Today” is out now. Learn more about the man and music at micahtyler.com.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

Nick Havisham ,

Helped me through a tough time

I was going through a hard time recently, and I realized I needed to change the media I consume. I needed more positive things in my life. So I went and subscribed to a couple of positive minded podcasts that could help me reframe my mind around positive thinking. So far, the Kindness Podcast is my favorite! It’s episodes are focused, easy to listen to, and always fill me with a sense of joy. It has even helped me deal with challenging and scary moments I have faced in my life. I am so happy I have made the podcast a part of my life! 🙂

jacquimeeker ,

Email

Hoping to get and email and phone number to connect with you. I can see everyone that you interviewed email, I cannot find yours.
You and your podcast our wonderful! Very,very uplifting and inspirational. Thank you.

Kylie Sharing Smiles Project ,

Love!

I am so happy to have found this Podcast! I have been binge listening as I sit in my basement and work on a kindness project of own own that my husband and I have been working on sloooowly but surely for nearly three years now. It inspires me and gives me strength as we approach our launch. This Podcast, and its guests are shining a light on good in the world and most importantly, helping inspire a world of change makers. I also love when my kiddos (10 and 12) walk in the room and over hear what I’m listening to and ask questions. Turn off the news friends and fill your homes with stories like these! God bless you Nicole, kudos my friend. I hope to one day meet you! 😊

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