Remember the old novelty poster that read: “God is dead.” – Nietzsche “Nietzsche is dead.” – God As one of modern history’s most oft-cited aphorisms, it was definitely a conversation starter. Of course Nietzsche’s quote misses the broader context in a way that bespeaks the lazy approach many tend to take toward questions of spirituality … Read moreAnd We All Shine On
A lack of consensus or approval defines a disagreement. Disagreements are a part of the human experience and often begins the moment we learn to speak the word “no” as toddlers. Expressing our differing opinions with others can be healthy, leading to amazing breakthroughs and change. As the great Mahatma Gandhi says “honest disagreement is … Read more3 Steps to Compassionate Disagreements
You’ve probably heard the phrase “all politics is local.” The “local” refers to making sure national representatives are still taking care of the needs of the folks back home in their districts. The same principal applies to putting caring into action on a local level. Our local communities and neighborhoods can be the North Star … Read moreThe Secret To Putting Caring Into Action On A Local Level
One of the most useful skills we can cultivate in this day and age is the ability to patiently listen and connect with someone who holds a different belief, or opinion than our own. There have been a series of major events this year that embody the clear division that exists between families, communities, and … Read more3 Aspects of Compassionate Disagreement
Part of living a healthy and vibrant lifestyle includes being able to nurture relationships with family, loved ones, and members of the community. These human connections are essential to our well-being and fill us with a sense of belonging that is unique unto itself. Nurturing relationships takes skillful communication. Nevertheless, effective communication can at times … Read moreSkillful Communication in Relationships
At this difficult time during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important that we all stay connected. Reaching out to our family, neighbors and loved-ones means finding new ways to connect and discovering resources we need to help one another. Some of us are living alone — single parents, seniors and elderly – where it is important … Read moreSafely Networking in Local Communities
This is a difficult time for many people. The last couple months have been tough for pretty much everyone. Pause, then inhale and exhale. Some people are sick or have family members sick from Covid-19. Some have lost jobs and are worried about their future. Some are deemed essential workers and are putting their health … Read morePause, Inhale and Exhale
When someone asks “how are you”, do they really care? Is the response we give authentic or honest or caring? In the middle of a pandemic, there is no more important first question to ask our family, coworkers, friends or neighbors. In the grip of fear that people are experiencing, a little caring goes a … Read moreHow Are You?
We at Unified Caring Association (UCA) are all about caring: caring acts, self-care, sharing caring, caring research and more! With all of the ways we celebrate caring, we want to give a grand shout out about where we came from and who we are and how UCA C.A.R.E.S. In the Beginning… We were founded in … Read moreUCA C.A.R.E.S.
Where do you shop online for items needed for self-care or caring for others? At some point, we all find ourselves browsing and wondering where we can find goods at great prices so we can save while caring for everyone. Unified Caring Association (UCA) is continually finding items that help spread caring, for self-care, family … Read moreSave While Caring