A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

Have you ever had a flight delayed or cancelled and had to go to the airline desk to see about getting on another flight? People can be so rude and angry with the staff at the desk who had nothing to do with what caused the issues with the flight. We see it almost every time we travel, someone is berating a poor attendant instead of treating them with respect and kindness. As if somehow, if they yell loud enough, their circumstances will suddenly change. We always try to be understanding and not take out frustrations on the employees or each other. It doesn’t mean that it is always easy, emotions can get the better of you, but you will be far happier and the people around you will be much happier if you keep your emotions in check. There have been more than a few times when there have been issues with our flight or hotel room and we have had to ask for assistance to get things fixed. On several of those occasions we have not only had our issue resolved, but they have even upgraded our seats or room. Granted, both us as well as the person helping us were pleasant with one another, so clearly it needs to be a two-way street. This week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is about Kind and Caring, so here are a few photos to help put you in a calmer mood for the next time you have to deal with an unfortunate situation. 🙂

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Lion Cubs Helping One Another

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Parrots Snuggling

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Is that a Porcupine Kiss?

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Contentment

 

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6 Responses to A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

  1. lesleyconnor says:

    We also hate that. Would be just as stressful for staff, sorting things our calmly is always a better solution

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  2. Cee Neuner says:

    My favorite is the lion cubs. All your photos are cute and perfect.

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  3. Jeannie says:

    Thank you! Having worked for several years in customer service positions, I always worked harder to find a great solution for the customers who stayed calm. Your intuition is spot on!

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  4. Mbalenhle says:

    Those parrots look like such lovebirds xox

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