Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Acts of Kindness for our Earth

There are plenty of ways to make our Earth the recipient of our acts of kindness.  Here are some ideas to help us take care of our beautiful planet, go green and reduce our carbon footprint. Buy locally – not only is it good for the local economy, it will save energy because products haven’t traveled…

“One small thing to brighten someone else’s day”

Thank you to these two kind and thoughtful sisters, Jaime Welch and Brianna Swayze who went out of their way to make the world a brighter place for a friend. With love and gratitude, Natalie. xo Hi Natalie, I just want to thank you again for your generous gift of Booster Juices.  It allowed me…

Thoughts encountered during the holiday season

Thank you to my friend, Yanni for submitting the following post.  I had never looked at the cold holiday season through this lense.  And now that I have, it can’t be undone and this simple thought will help me stay warm With love and gratitude, Natalie. xo “Thoughts encountered during the holiday season” So it’s not…

“Keep On With Faith.”

Thank you for submitting this story. It made me smile. With love and gratitude, Natalie. xo Funny how situations can sneak up on you… I was in Canadian Tire picking up jumper cables when an opportunity presented itself. As I was about to get in line at the checkout I saw a couple with a…

In honour of my Grandfather

The following note arrived in my email inbox along with that of all my Aunts, Uncles and Cousins for Remembrance Day sent to us from a very thoughtful Uncle. He reminded us how much we have to be thankful for.  And how his father, my grandfather, sacrificed so much as so many young men and women…

Day 21 – A letter from Ryley

I was deeply honoured when this letter arrived in my inbox.  It is from Ryley, one of my crew members.  When I read her letter, I couldn’t help but smile. You see, Ryley applied for a position when I was opening my first store, the Summit Booster Juice, four and a half years ago.  I…

Day 19 – Giving our best

Today is day 19 of the challenge, and I am so proud that we’ve made it this far.   Unofficially, I had made a personal commitment to writing a post on this website five days a week during the kickoff to the 22 day challenge.  I’ve done even better, including the “weekend kindness quotes,” I’ve…

Day 13 – “Paper Girl”

Another story to brighten your day. With love and gratitude, Natalie. Paper Girl I deliver papers in Kamloops and enjoy the work very much. I get to see the city as very few do, quiet and cozy. One morning just as the sun was waking up, I made my delivery to a doorstep, and noticed…

Day 12 – Part of the Team

When I read the following story, I felt like it was one I needed to share with you immediately. The reason is that this simple story serves as a beautiful reminder of a need each and every human being has inside. We all want to know we belong. We would like to be included. We…

Days 8 & 9 – Weekend Kindness Quotes

These are two of my all-time favorite quotes on kindness: Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. ~Scott Adams When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also…