How Can Mindfulness Help Us Solve Problems?

Kindness is an aspect of self-compassion and helps protect us against harsh self-criticisms by inspiring people to take a risk and explore new mental territory that can lead us to innovative solutions. Being self-aware and mindful support this mental exploration. We at Unified Caring Association (UCA) read and research a ton of articles. We scour … Read moreHow Can Mindfulness Help Us Solve Problems?

Emotional Awareness

There are few things in life that can be more fickle than our own emotions, except for the emotions of others.  How can we become more aware of other people’s feelings? The answer is simple: we learn more about our own. We can become adept at describing them and how to harness them to take … Read moreEmotional Awareness

Themes from Scholarships 2019 – Empathy to Passion

Empathy-to-Passion

empathy Every year Unified Caring Association holds scholarship contests. In the latest round we asked, “If you could change one thing in the world to make it a more caring place, what would you change?” The responses were full of creative and wonderful ideas. As we read the entries we notice some themes arising. One … Read moreThemes from Scholarships 2019 – Empathy to Passion

Caring Challenge Mid-Year Update

Giving from the heart.

Doing something nice for someone or for yourself makes the day a bit brighter. Unified Caring Association has a way to help us do just that: one suggested caring act each day of the year! This is the UCA Caring Challenge. We have a previous post reviewing the first part of this year’s Caring Challenge … Read moreCaring Challenge Mid-Year Update