Kindness …..has to do with what is tenderest and most intimate in us.  It is an aspect of our nature that we might express more readily and fully.  According to the wonderful Peiro Ferrucci we are afraid that if this vulnerable side comes to light, we might suffer, be offended, ridiculed or exploited.  We will find, rather, that our well being is enhanced by our expressions of kindness.  And that by touching the nucleus of tenderness, we enliven our entire affective world and we open ourselves to countless possibilties….