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Heart Wisdom: The Healing Power of Kindness

April 7, 2021 @ 4:30 pm 5:30 pm EDT

Please join us for our weekly Heart Wisdom Panel!

This week’s focus is “The Healing Power of Kindness.” In honor of the Heart Wisdom Panel’s one-year anniversary, Mango’s very own associate publisher Brenda Knight will be making a guest appearance on this upcoming Wednesday’s author panel. Likewise, she will be joined by fellow author Dawna Markova to speak about the importance of spreading kindness and how acting with a kind heart can benefit all parties involved.

Come join our transcending conversation and immerse yourself in thought-provoking conversations.The authors will take questions from the audience.

This is a virtual panel, held on Zoom. Please arrive early. To register, please email: ramirezneverdie@gmail.com and she will send you the link.

*The panel includes*

Brenda Knight began her career at HarperCollins, working with luminaries Paolo Coelho, Marianne Williamson and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Knight was awarded IndieFab’s Publisher of the Year in 2015 at the ALA, American Library Association. Knight is the author of Random Acts of Kindness, The Grateful Table and Women of the Beat Generation, which won an American Book Award. Knight is Associate Publisher at Mango Publishing She also teachers at the San Francisco Writers Conference, Writing for Change and serves as President Emeritus of the Women’s National Book Association, San Francisco Chapter, and resides in the SF Bay Area. She blogs about acts of kindness at: http://lowerhaightholler.blogspot.com/

Sherry Richert Belul, author of “Say it Now: 33 Creative Ways to Say I Love You to the Most Important People in Your Life,” is the founder of Simply Celebrate, a business dedicated to helping people live colorful, connected, creative lives of love and appreciation.

Dawna Markova followed her precious grandmother’s footsteps to become a midwife, but rather than babies, she helps birth possibilities within and between people. She has lived many incarnations in the past seven decades as an author, teacher, psychotherapist, researcher, executive advisor, and organizational fairy godmother. One of the creators of the best-selling Random Acts of Kindness series, Dawna is the author of many other inspirational books, including: I Will Not Die an Unlived Life: Reclaiming Purpose and Passion; Reconcilable Differences: Connecting In a Disconnected World; Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking With People Who Think Differently; A Spot of Grace: Remarkable Stories Of How You DO Make a Difference; and Living a Loved Life: Awakening Widom Through Stories Of Inspiration Challenge and Possibility.


Random Acts of Kindness

365 Days of Good Deeds, Inspired Ideas and Acts of Goodness

The change you want to see in the world. This good-humored guide to being the change you want to see in the world is filled with suggestions for making a real difference, in ways both large and small. From improving someone’s life with just one penny to ensuring all children are well fed, the day-by-day positive proposals of Random Acts of Kindness combine inspiration with action. Despite the hurly-burly of our busy lives, we can all make a beneficial impact on the environment, throughout out local community, and within our own hearts. This book of inspired ideas and good deeds conveys how “the power of one”―that is, you―can make a better world, starting today!


Living A Loved Life

Awakening Wisdom Through Stories of Inspiration, Challenge and Possibility (Thinking Positive Book, Ladies Birthday Gift, and Readers of I Will Not Die an Unlived Life)

An inspirational book that shines a light on how each person carries a possibility that the rest of us need. Instead of hugs, Dawna Markova’s midwife grandmother used to kiss the unique marks at the very end of her fingertips, calling them “promise prints.” She said that the moment each of us is born life makes a promise to the world that only we can fulfill. Nourished by this wisdom, Dawna grew to understand that discovering how you matter is what makes it possible for you to love your unique existence. Living A Loved Life is a particularly important book in these dark and fragmented times when so many of us have become convinced that they really can’t and don’t make a difference.


Say it now

33 Ways To Say I LOVE YOU To the Most Important People In Your Life

Inspiration when the words are hard: Sometimes it’s difficult to find the right way to say “I love you” to the people you appreciate the most in life. The emotions are there, but the words don’t come. Say It Now shows you how to put your feelings into words—and actions, too. From activities that take just a minute, to love letters, joy jars, tribute videos, surprise parties, and more, this book helps you celebrate the most important people in your life.

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