Gabriella van Rij


GABRIELLA VAN RIJ [pronounced "Ray"] is the Kindness Expert, a keynote speaker, and the founder of the #daretobekind Movement. With a brave and compassionate voice, she speaks at businesses, universities, corporate training events, school assemblies, community centers, places of worship, and on network shows, inspiring audiences and organizations to tap into the power of kindness--the most underutilized skill in today's world.
In 2010, Gabriella wrote her first book With All My Might, her mesmerizing memoir of one of the first cross-cultural adoptions of the 1960s. In 2014, Gabriella published I Can Find My Might, part self-help and part practical resource for students, parents, and educators. Shortly after her second book was published, she directed and produced a documentary, Our Silence Is Complicity, released in the fall of 2014, to raise awareness on the devastating effects of bullying. Watch Your Delivery, Gabriella's third book, is based on one of her popular presentations of the same name, was published in 2016.

Her latest book, Kindness Is A Choice, is a down-to-earth guide on why Kindness is underutilized today, how the lack of it affects every sphere of our lives, and what we stand to gain by choosing Kindness at every opportunity.
She has been seen by millions on Dr. Phil, ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX. She also writes for the NY Daily News.

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Kindness Is A Choice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2020 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Conflict resolution
The definitive guide from the Kindness Expert. Discover how to refresh your life, your family, your work, those around you, and solve workplace conflicts, relationship friction, and societal issues with one startling conviction: Kindness is a choice!
Watch Your Delivery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Unfiltered, Uncensored, Unacceptable... Most of us know we can stand to improve our communication style… but how? And what if we don’t know what we are doing wrong? This book is a concise guide for enhanced communication.
Mit all meiner Macht
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: German. Published: January 1, 2015 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Im Jahr 1966 machte ein dreijähriges Mädchen die Reise von einem Waisenhaus in Pakistan in das Haus eines Diplomaten in den Niederlanden. Es handelt sich hier um die frischen und offenen Memoiren der internationalen Aktivistin, Autorin und Rednerin Gabriella van Rij.
Uit Alle Macht
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,060. Language: Dutch. Published: January 1, 2015 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966 maakte een 3-jarig meisje de reis van een weeshuis in Pakistan naar het huis van een diplomaat in Nederland. Dit zijn de recente en openhartige memoires van de internationale activist, auteur en spreker: Gabriella van Rij.
Avec Toute Ma Force
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2014 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
En 1966, une petite fille âgée de trois ans entreprend le voyage de son orphelinat au Pakistan pour la famille d’un diplomate aux Pays Bas. C’est le récit rafraichissant et sincère d’une militante, auteure et conférencière, Gabriella van Rij.
Yo Puedo Sacar Fuerzas
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: Spanish. Published: September 28, 2014 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
YO PUEDO sacar fuerzas fue escrito específicamente para estudiantes, padres y educadores. La experiencia personal de Gabriella genera un enfoque enérgico que es simplemente mágico.
I Can Find My Might
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
I Can Find My Might has been specifically written for students, parents, and educators. Gabriella’s personal experience creates a boots-on-the-ground approach that is nothing short of magical.
Con Toda Mi Fuerza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Mi historia es única, las emociones no lo son. Que tendrá eco en muchos ...
With All My Might
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Gabriella van Rij. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, a three-year-old girl makes the journey from an orphanage in Pakistan to a diplomat’s house in the Netherlands. This is the fresh and candid memoir of international activist, author, and speaker, Gabriella van Rij.

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