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One of the School of Life series, this is a great introduction to a French philosopher, Henri Bergson. He's not someone I'd heard of, although he was a contemporary of William James.
When Toby steps into the path of a dog who bullies him and shreds his beloved stuffed teddy-bear toy, feelings get hurt. This beautifully illustrated book teaches children about the importance of kindness, respect, acceptance and being considerate of others, including pets.
An uplifting and entertaining film based on a true story of an unlikely relationship which highlights the very best of human nature. The reciprocal compassion and non-judgemental attitude between the carer and the cared for are inspiring.
This book is about the ways to live a whole hearted life. Brene's definition of "Wholehearted" is believing that we are worthy of love and belonging, having the courage to be imperfect, and owning and sharing our story.
Wretches and Jabberers directed by Gerardine Wurzburg, with Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette
Professor Randy Pausch of Carnegie Mellon has managed to describe in his own words, with the help of Jeffrey Zaslow; what true empathy, compassion, kindness and gratefulness mean in times of immense adversity.
A deceptively simple picture book about standing up for oneself and against bullies. From the inside jacket: Blue is a quiet color. Red is a hot head. Red likes to pick on Blue.Yellow, Green, Purple, and Orange don't like what they see, but what can they do?