Because the world needs more people who PARK (Perform Acts of Random Kindness) and the Time to be Kind to ourselves, each other and the world is NOW!

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Kindness Heals Loss

Kindness Heals Loss

We’re making Time to be Kind with Dr. Betsy Guerra again only this time, I’m a guest on her podcast! I’m sharing a clip of that interview where I share my experience with the loss of my first pregnancy in efforts to bring awareness to Pregnancy &...

Hurt to Hope

Hurt to Hope

Since 1988, October has been declared National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Whether you’re 1 in 4 people who have experienced the excruciating loss of a child, or not, my hope is to inspire you to make Time to be Kind by remembering & honoring...

International Podcast Day

International Podcast Day

We’re celebrating our FIRST International Podcast Day with the host of This Girl Podcast, Daisy Blanchard. Make Time to be Kind today to listen and learn how podcasting: Uses your voice to educate, inspire & connectIs a vehicle for positive growth &...

How Dare You (NOT)?

How Dare You (NOT)?

Have you ever let the “How Dare You?” voice get it the way of pursuing your dreams? I sure have! That’s why I’m so excited to share this enlightening episode that shines the light on how sometimes “tough love” can be the spark you need to get out of your own...

Permission to B.R.A.G.

Permission to B.R.A.G.

Do you like to brag?  If you’re a PARKer (someone who Performs Acts of Random Kindness) I bet the answer is a resounding NO! My hope is today’s episode and awesome guest will inspire and give you Permission to B.R.A.G. (Be Real And Grateful) about your...

Drop the Ball

Drop the Ball

Are you juggling way too much and scared of what’ll happen if you dropped the ball?  If so, make Time to be Kind because today’s guest is a professional (and highly successful) BALL DROPPER!  This episode will enlighten you with a new perspective...

Stop Parenting Alone

Stop Parenting Alone

“Marly Q., didn’t you just have a baby? How are you still sharing new podcast episodes every Wednesday?! Today’s episode reveals my secret … I’m able to be fully present for my new baby AND still make Time to be Kind while I learn how to parent two boys because...

T.I.M.E. Management

T.I.M.E. Management

How many times have you felt or said “I don’t have time for ____ ”?  The honest answer is “more times than I can count”, if you’re anything like who I was! I’ve worked to heal my once toxic relationship trying to “manage time” and have redefined...

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

Humanitarian: a philanthropist or person who seeks to promote human welfare. In other words, a PARKer: a person who Performs Acts of Random Kindness – LIKE YOU! Today is World Humanitarian Day and, to celebrate, we’re making Time to be Kind with Jane...

International Youth Day

International Youth Day

It’s International Youth Day and, to celebrate, I invited Dr. Coach Cass to share the story behind her bestselling children’s book; Princess Zara’s Birthday Tradition. I’m a firm believer in the power of planting seeds of love and kindness in our youth so if you make...

Courage to be of Service

Courage to be of Service

It takes great courage to be of service during difficult times.  The current health, financial and humanitarian crisis we’re experiencing on a global level requires that we tap into that courage to face our own fears, struggles and pain in order to transform...

FEARS Advantage

FEARS Advantage

What if you learned how to use your fears to your advantage? Today’s guest, Kemy Joseph, is a long time PARKer, international speaker and founder of FEARS Advantage, where he helps entrepreneurs harness their FEARS to generate Infinite Wealth™ in life and business....

Be Kind to Your Skin

Be Kind to Your Skin

Are you kind to your skin?  I’ll be honest, I’ve been (super) unkind to my skin for most of my life. That is, until today’s Featured Guest, Beatriz “Betty” Newborn, inspired me to add skin-care to my self-care practice & taught me some...

World Youth Skills Day

World Youth Skills Day

I believe KINDNESS is the #1 SKILL we can teach, nurture and celebrate in our youth in order to raise a generation who believes they have the power to create the change we all wish to see in the world.  In celebration of World Youth Skills Day, today’s podcast...

Planting Seeds of Kindness

Planting Seeds of Kindness

I believe that one of the most understated forms of power we have is our ability to plant seeds of kindness; at home, at work, in our community and in the world.  Today we shine the light on Marlon Hill, a long time PARKner who talks about the importance of...

The Currency of Kindness

The Currency of Kindness

What if the world runs out of money? Could you imagine how vastly different our world would be if we all learned to value the currency of kindness more than the currency of money?   We believe creating this kind of world is possible, that’s why this podcast...

Living in Gratitude

Living in Gratitude

There’s a big difference between having “an attitude of gratitude” & living in gratitude. Today’s episode shines the light on this distinction thanks to Vismaya Rubin, Founder of Living in GRATITUDE Today.  This PARKer & “Gratitude Gangsta” is...

Hugging the World

Hugging the World

Today’s episode was recorded before COVID-19 and the tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd and although it may not seem like the right time to be promoting hugs …we believe the Time to be Kind to all manKIND is NOW! This is our humble...

Looking Over the Edge

Looking Over the Edge

We’ve all been experiencing a “Looking Over the Edge” moment having to face fear, find our way & all the lessons in between such as: Why do we feel we’re not doing enough?Why do we feel guilty when we don’t make being kind a priority? The courage...

From Loss to Triumph

From Loss to Triumph

This episode teaches us how to find the light & lesson behind everything we experience & reminds us that we all have the power to rise from Loss to Triumph through the power of kindness. We also talk about:  How (and why) making time to be kind while...

Celebrating PARKnerships

Celebrating PARKnerships

Inspired by our mission to ignite kindness worldwide, The Cuban Laverne & Chur-Lee, who make up the hilarious sketch comedy duo “My Abuela in Miami”, offered to become our first official PARKner! ⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣What’s a PARKner, you ask? Great Question!...

Calm amidst Chaos

Calm amidst Chaos

How can you access your calm center, when there’s so much noise outside of us? How can we be more mindful in everyday life? What are the direct benefits of life coaching and empowering self-love & kindness? For answers to these Q’s and (so much) more,...

Abundance of Positivity

Abundance of Positivity

How different might your life be if you knew how to manifest ABUNDANCE everywhere you went and believed that believed Every Day is a Good Day? Our guest today lives, breathes and shares these messages with others every day which makes him a PARKer (someone who...

Why Smile?

Why Smile?

Today’s BONUS episode serves as a powerful testimony of what can happen when you make the Time to be Kind & SMILE at a stranger (in a public bathroom)! Our guest today courageously shares her personal story & journey with mental health issues from young...

What makes manKIND?

What makes manKIND?

Do you believe people are unkind, or do you believe in manKIND? I believe this is the single most important question we can ask ourselves because our answer gives us the foundation for how we relate with ourselves, each other and the world.  Dr. Eva Ritvo,...

Earth Day, Every Day!

Earth Day, Every Day!

Let’s Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary making Time to be Kind for this fun interview! You’ll be inspired & learn a few practical ways we can all be kinder to this one planet we share. SHOW NOTES: Visit bigblueandyou.org Follow on Instagram @bigblueandyou...

Overcoming Self-Doubt

Overcoming Self-Doubt

If you’ve ever let self-doubt stop you from following your calling then make Time to be Kind for this kickoff episode where I share my personal story overcoming self-doubt & anxiety starting this podcast & how you can BeKindr to yourself too! SHOW NOTES: Click...

Welcome PARKer, I’m Marly Q.

Welcome PARKer, I’m Marly Q.

If you’re making time to be kind with me right now, I know one thing about you … You’re a person who Performs Acts of Random Kindness and that makes you … a PARKer! Perhaps, it’s the only thing you need to know about me too! and well, one more thing … I LOVE acronyms!...