Soul in the Raw is a whole food plant based recipe & education blog. Marina Yanay-Triner creates quick, easy, and delicious vegan recipes and blogs about the health benefits of a plant-based diet rich in fresh foods. The blog focuses on providing evidence-based nutrition information, which is then incorporated into delicious and totally irresistible meals for the whole family! While she coaches people all over the world, she is located in San Diego.
Mark Twain nailed the concept of kindness in one sentence: Kindness is the only language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see. 20 years ago, sifting through a small town library in northwest Iowa, I stumbled upon a book of quotes. At the time I was editor of the weekly newspaper and was always looking for inspiration to pass along to the community. Little did I know that this small book of quotes was going to impact me two full decades later. In one of the sections of the quote book was a particular area that I found myself reading repeatedly. It was the section on kindness. At that time, I was going through some huge personal issues and I was struggling with how to remain open to possibility, keep my motivation high, and how to be a positive influence for my 6 old daughter. Three quotes from that book have stayed with me. “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” Steve Maraboli “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intent