The Kindness Podcast
By WOUB Public Media
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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 public speaking and weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. She is also the author of the book, Kindness is Contagious: 100 Stories to Remind You God is Good and So are Most People. 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 her Broadcast Journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin and 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 Athens, Ohio. During the basketball season, you can find her in the stands with her three kids (dressed in matching green and white overalls) cheering wildly for her husband, Saul Phillips, and his Ohio University Men’s Basketball team.
||CleanEpisode 002 : Brian Williams, Kindness Ninja||Brian Williams is a 4th degree black belt in martial arts. He flips, he kicks and he inspires! Brian grew up in martial arts since he was 4 years old. His instructor taught him that kindness was the ultimate form of self-defense. They weren’t just training to become black belts in the arts, but Kindness Ninjas-- people who carry out acts of kindness without seeking recognition. Fast forward 22 years. At the age of 26, Brian founded Think Kindness, a non-profit dedicated to inspiring kindness in schools around the world. Brian’s infectious energy and positivity have earned him national media exposure on MTV, USA Today, & MSNBC. He has spoken to more than 400,000 students across the country, collected hundreds of thousands of shoes for families around the world, produced 2 award-winning humanitarian documentaries and has traveled to Africa multiple times to carry out Global Acts of Kindness. Brian currently resides in Reno, Nevada with his wife and 1 year-old baby girl... who is already starting to Karate Chop everything in sight. Learn more about what it means to be a Kindness Ninja at thinkkindness.org! Check out Brian’s new Parenting Ninja podcast at http://thinkkindness.org/podcast/.||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 001 : Leon Logothetis, Host of Netflix's "The Kindness Diaries"||Leon Logothetis is a global adventurer, motivational speaker & philanthropist. It wasn’t always that way. He used to be a broker in the city of London where he felt uninspired and chronically depressed. He gave it all up for a life on the road when he was inspired by the movie The Motorcycle Diaries. Leon has visited more than 90 countries and traveled to every continent. In his newest show, The Kindness Diaries, Leon circumnavigates the globe on his vintage yellow motorbike, Kindness One, giving life changing gifts along the way to unsuspecting good Samaritans. All while relying on the kindness of strangers. Leon has documented his travels for Good Morning America, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Outside, Good, Psychology Today, and The New York Times, among others. The Kindness Diaries is available on Netflix. His books, Amazing Adventures of a Nobody, The Kindness Diaries and Live, Love, Explore: Discover the Way of the Traveler a Roadmap to the Life You Were Meant to Live are in stores now. You can connect with Leon at leonlogothetis.com.||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Soon: "The Kindness Podcast"||Thank you for listening to The Kindness Podcast, a weekly podcast that hopes to spread the message of the healing power of kindness. Hosted by author, Nicole Phillips, she talks with guests about their journey with kindness and how it has helped inspire their lives and the people around them. New episodes premiere every Friday, so stay up-to-date by subscribing!||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
It's my podcast! Of course I think it's awesome! Kindness has the power to change a bad day or a bad life. I promise.
Kindness IS contagious
I love this podcast, and love Nicole! So inspiring! Always a good "pick me up" when your down!
Keep spreading Kindness!
I have an hour drive each morning to work and am always looking for uplifting podcasts to listen to on my way. I have recently just attended one of Nicole's talks and really enjoy her view on Kindness. If you haven't read her book yet... get out there and get it! You won't regret putting Kindness first. Thank you Nicole for sharing your talents, we are all reaping the benefits. I really appreciate you and look forward to more episodes.