Chelsea St. Louis, MO Heart #445 A nursing student of mine gifted me this heart at the end of the semester as she thanked me for support over the semester with school and life, and told me that she felt I was always practicing mindful kindness in doing little things to check in and support my students.
Leah Albuquerque, NM 463 I was in spin class and happened to notice the woman in front of me and slightly to my right seemed to be struggling with lower back pain. Following class she was stretching and I asked if her back was bothering her and if she might be open to me working on her a bit. Her eyes lit up (already such beautiful eyes) and said enthusiastically yes. We worked together to see if we might be able to relieve her discomfort. During our time she mentioned Read more
Rose Simmons Albuquerque, New Mexico Heart # 463 This heart was given to me in November 2016 as a gift from someone in a my women's law of attraction book club. There were 4 of us and we all received one at a time when we were all learning to practice gratitude and mindfulness. Every week we would meet together to read a book called "Creative Visualization" by Shakti Gawain, and try to share our stories of the last week with what happened when we focused on feeling good, using Read more
Jo Santa Fe Heart #584 Camping along the edge of Brantley Lake in New Mexico, two women walked by with their dogs. I began a conversation; in seemingly no time, Denise handed me the exquisite heart of mindful kindness followed by an invitation to dinner that evening. I accepted and enjoyed my time with these women. in Gratitude for Serendipity!?
Lies Bruges/Belgium Heart # 578 My uncle gave me the heart because I helped him find his way in his new identity 7 years ago. I am a psychologist who offers kindness to adicted people every day.
Daniel Garcia Albuquerque/NM Heart # 418 Grateful for good neighbors. Denise gave me this heart at a BBQ that was hosted by her and Kathy. It's nice folks are making a positive difference in the world by spreading kindness.
Kellie Garcia Albuquerque, New Mexico 544 We are fortunate to be able to call Denise and Kathy our neighbors. They are so kind to everyone in our neighborhood, even hosting a neighborhood barbecue to give neighborhood the opportunity to meet and get to know one another. I hope to follow their example, and to be reminded by the necklace, of the importance of being kind to strangers as we go through the world.
Shonna Jordan Albuquerque, NM Heart # 436 I purchased my necklace at Women Make a Difference networking luncheon in Albuquerque, NM. I spoke at this event about my upcoming fundraising event. This is an event where I live up on a roof of a building in a tent for a week to raise money for homelessness. I wore my necklace the whole time I did my fundraiser. I am still wearing it and am excited to pass it along to someone who displays true kindness. I went to the launch Read more
Amanda Tatlock New Haven,CT Heart # 159 So this heart was given to me as a birthday present from a woman at my church. I am from Albuquerque and am currently in school in New Haven, CT. It was such a wonderful gift to receive and I felt like I have had a piece of home with me. I have worn it while I do home visits to an elderly person and wearing this necklace reminds me of all the love that surrounds me and how I wish to express Read more
Peggy Brask MN Heart # #435 I was lucky enough to meet Denise Palya and Kathy Kunda in Puerta Vallarta last year. We were having dinner and they were telling us about their new adventure of starting this business. They were both so kind and enthusiastic. It was a great dinner. At the end of the night, Denise took off her necklace and gave it to me. I have loved this necklace, it is so cool. But it is time for me to pass it on. I am going to Read more