PODCAST & BLOG

PODCAST & BLOG

Hey Ass Kickers!

Today’s guest is Orly Wahba, the CEO of Life Vest Inside. She’s here to talk all about how kindness is the greatest tool we have for empowering ourselves – and as Director of Kindness Boomerang, CEO of Kindness USA, and the author of Kindness Boomerang, Orly is a great person to share her insights on the subject.

As you’ll hear from Orly, who you are means a lot more than what you do, and we need to recognize that we all have the power to resolve the issues that our society is facing today.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How Orly’s own battle with depression made her want to serve others (4 minutes and 20 seconds)
  • It was her obsession with giving to others which in turn healed her (6:15)
  • Kindness isn’t something you do – kindness is something you live (10:14)
  • Does kindness towards others promote self-kindness as well? (18:59)
  • How giving can feel like sacrifice if you’re not coming from a the right place (22:30)
  • Kindness is the common thread that unites us all (32:02)

I hope you enjoy this episode of the podcast with Orly Wahba. Let’s start exercising our eye muscles to see the kindness that exists in our world!   

Resources from this podcast:
Orly’s Website, with her TED Talk

Orly Wahba is an educator, entrepreneur, speaker and community activist passionate about inspiring and motivating people to make the world a kinder place. In 2011, Orly founded Life Vest Inside, a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire, empower and educate people of all backgrounds to lead a life of kindness. Through Life Vest Inside, Orly encourages people to embrace the incredible power of giving and recognize that in times of hardship, kindness, like a life vest, keeps the world afloat.

LVI gained international acclaim when Orly’s award-winning film Kindness Boomerang went viral, receiving over 100 million views and counting; landing her a spot to speak at TED2013 on the magic of kindness.

Orly began her career in kindness as a Middle School educator at the Yeshivah of Flatbush in NY empowering children to embrace unity, build their self-value, and use their power to influence the world for good. As her kindness community grows by the thousands, more people are experiencing the addictiveness in the giving of kindness. Orly's book, Kindness Boomerang hit the market in the beginning of the 2017 year, providing a daily guide for incorporating kindness into your life.

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