Practice Intentional Acts of Kindness
...and Like Yourself More
By Alan S. Questel
I have never met anyone who doesn’t want more kindness in their life. Are you kind? Would you like to be kinder?
Kindness is a skill you can develop. This book is a practical guide to creating more kindness in your life towards yourself and others. It takes you through processes you can immediately use in your everyday life.
And there is more… would you like to like yourself more? Intentional Acts of Kindness helps you change how you feel about yourself. Discovering how your kind actions are the means to a more satisfying and happier you.
Explore a wide range of kindness from generosity… to listening… to tough love… and how you can grow your kindness capacity.
This book takes you through a journey of discoveries that makes your world a kinder place.
Available NOW on Amazon in paperback, e-book (KINDle) and audiobook!
- Stephen Gilligan, Ph.D.
Psychologist and author of The Courage to Love
"Alan is a master teacher who guides students around the world to discover themselves. In a time of change and uncertainty that separates us, this is a timeless book that addresses our collective hunger for..." READ MORE
- Justin Talbot Zorn
Public Policy Consultant, and Senior Adviser at the Center for Economic and Policy Research and author of Golden: The Power of Silence in a World of Noise
"Kindness is a way of being and a skill. It can make us healthier and happier and improve the world around us and it can be cultivated in yourself. Alan Questel takes us in this book along the path of intentional..." READ MORE
- Michael Powell
NY Times reporter and columnist, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and author of Canyon Dreams: A Basketball Season on the Navajo Reservation
"Alan Questel is a master teacher who beautifully integrates learning principles and diverse strategies into a practical guide for living a better life. His stories, research and exercises are engaging and relevant. This..." READ MORE
- Lavinia Plonka
Author of What Are You Afraid Of and others
"Alan Questel has written the right book at the right time. Kindness is the thing we need. Practice Intentional Acts of Kindness is a book worth reading and living. It is a useful, highly readable, practical and enlightened..." READ MORE
- Jay Schulkin PhD
University of Washington, School of Medicine, co-author of The Brain in Context: A pragmatic Guide to Neuroscience and 30+ other books on neuroscience, culture and philosophy
"I have known Alan Questel since 2004. It is inevitable that he has written a book on kindness – kindness emerges from Alan as naturally as breathing; so, when he writes these things, he writes from an embodied..." READ MORE
- Susan Hillier
Professor of Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, University of South Australia, author of over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers.
"Some books come to life when they are more needed. This is one of them. A kinder world is clearly a priority right now. To have a path to do that in a funny, clever, deep and structured way, a huge gift. Alan helps you to go..." READ MORE
- Lea Kaufman
Creator of LK Movimiento Inteligente®, author of Apoderate de tu Cuerpo and El Puente a la Consciencia
"Alan Questel has written a timely book about kindness that is especially relevant in these divisive and stressful times. The author draws in the reader right from the beginning by revealing his own personal inner..." READ MORE
- Erica Elliott, MD
Medical doctor, speaker, and author of Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert
"Practice Intentional Acts of Kindness by Alan Questel is a refreshing and thorough view into what is happening when you experience kindness and how to act with more kindness. Alan is kindly guiding you through a series..." READ MORE
- Konrad Wiesendanger, MSc.
Author of ESM-Embodied Stress Management
"By nature I am allergic to self-help books. This book is an exception though, touching on a topic that could change the world if we all embraced it ...kindness. It is complete with to do lists, excellent stories..." READ MORE
- Bob Schrei
Co-author of SourcePoint Therapy: Exploring the Blueprint of Health
WHAT YOU WILL FIND IN THIS BOOK
- A deeper understanding of Kindness in Action
- Kindness in listening
- Understanding kindness and generosity
- Tough love – the challenge of kindness
- Kindness and spirituality
- Many ways to create more kindness in your life!
- Like yourself more!
The Possibility of Kindness – An Exploration
How kind are you? How kind would you like to be? How kind can you be? You picked this book up, and this means you probably have a genuine desire to be more kind. You want to live in a kinder world, and perhaps you know that creating a kinder world begins with you and with each of us. This is a beautiful starting point.
What Others Think...Feelings of Kindness...and More
Kindness is felt, like a sensation. You can hear another’s words and sense their meaning. You can sense the tone they say them. You experience something nice that they do and know instinctually it feels kind. Because it’s how someone does or says a thing that evokes that experience or feeling inside of you of having been treated kindly…
Kindness...5 Minutes a Day...
The impetus to write this book came from my personal experiences with kindness and my inquiry into it for myself. As I shared in the story about my father in the introduction, I have him to thank for much of this. I’d always considered myself kind, in a general way. I never thought it was something I needed to develop further until my father lost all his money and needed my help. I was reluctant, perhaps a bit resentful, yet, I gave him money anyway. I made the commitment. I had to override my initial thoughts and feelings to fulfill my commitment…