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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.

KindnessCan East Coast Radio

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 119 Ratings

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.

    Comedian Kevin Fraser on kindness, bullying & life under the spotlight

    Comedian Kevin Fraser on kindness, bullying & life under the spotlight

    In this week’s KindessCan podcast, Jane Lindley Thomas and Paul Bushell catch up with the one and only, South African comedian, Kevin Fraser. Listen in not only for the laughs, but also the serious side of Kevin.

    The podcast covers cyber bullying, life under the bright lights of a stage, and ways that we can all be a little kinder to one another.

    • 35 min
    In conversation with world surfski champ Hayley Nixon

    In conversation with world surfski champ Hayley Nixon

    In this week’s KindessCan podcast, Jane and Paul catch up with biokineticist, 2019 World Surfski Series Champion and new mom, Hayley Nixon, to talk about balancing a career, professional sports, parenthood and staying fit, healthy and well along the way. Hayley shares heart-warming stories of kindness and encouragement, and talks about the importance of both lending and borrowing a helping hand every now and then. It's a special reminder to all of us that asking for help is an act of kindness.

    • 20 min
    From victim to victor after drink spiking incident

    From victim to victor after drink spiking incident

    Drink spiking is a serious problem, as one local family discovered. In this week's KindnessCan podcast, Jane Linley-Thomas and Paul Bushell catch up with Peach Piche, who has taken her family's frightening personal experience and turned it into something that can help stop drink spiking. Drinkerbell is a unique hair accessory that doubles up as drink cover. From victim to victor, Peach is passionate about creating awareness and offering solutions.

    • 17 min
    Small idea makes big impact on nurses in KZN community

    Small idea makes big impact on nurses in KZN community

    Kindness often starts with a small idea and little gesture. It has the power to set into motion something really big and special. In this week's KindnessCan podcast, Jane and Paul chat with Naomi Holdt about an amazing community initiative to inspire and treat frontline healthcare workers in the Pietermaritzburg area of KZN. An idea started by 4 friends, the project has turned into a seriously moving and inspiring community event. The outpouring of support has ranged from truck-loads of treats to hand-made cards from local families and pensioners. There is no doubt - we live in a kind province.

    • 18 min

    Let's talk about sex... [Adult content advisory]

    Let's talk about sex... [Adult content advisory]

    As promised, let's talk about the original birds and the bees. In this week's KindnessCan podcast, Jane and Paul give parents some tips on how to talk to their children about their bodies, sex and sexuality. Gone are the days of this being an awkward once-off conversation. In a digital world, it's a conversation that we need to keep having over and over again. We also touch on porn and teenagers.

    [Adult content advisory]

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
119 Ratings

119 Ratings

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Jane totally embodies her kindness cause. The authenticity of her message just shines through. Love it!

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Brilliant in every way

Relevant, intelligent and funny, this podcast is a pleasure to listen to.

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Inspirational!

Inspirational!! Amazing!! I want this in my life!

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