WRNI – Is there a person alive who hasn't been smacked around a bit by life? Who hasn't had to swallow bitter pills and cope with profound disappointment now and then? It seems to be part of the package. Some of us find it easier than others to just let go in these instances, to just grin and bear it. And, as Jessica David believes, some of us discover that the best way to cope is to be . . . nice.
Jessica David lives and Providence and is director of strategy and planning at the Rhode Island Foundation.