Altruistic Spending to Promote Happiness and Wellbeing

You’ve most likely heard the phrase, “Money can’t buy happiness.” However, a recent Harvard Business School study on prosocial spending and wellbeing begs to differ. The study concluded that altruistic spending demonstrates a positive correlation with happiness and general wellbeing, regardless of income. Can Money Buy Happiness? Paradoxically, many Americans spend the majority of their …

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Supporting Parents and Caretakers During the Coronavirus

This ‘new normal’ we are dealing with as a result of the coronavirus is creating challenges for everyone. Health care workers, first responders, delivery drivers, and grocery store workers all have to face risks on the front lines on a daily basis. Small businesses and restaurants have suffered immense losses as a result of business …

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5 Simple Ways to Practice Kindness During Quarantine

Feeling a bit cagey in quarantine? We get it. Staying home and social distancing has been tough for all of us. Connecting with others and the world at large is a huge component of good mental health. Learning how to maintain our general wellbeing without fresh air and social interaction can feel challenging. To combat …

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Tom Hanks Shows Kindness To a Bullied Boy Named Corona

An Australian boy named Corona De Vries became pen pals with actor Tom Hanks, receiving a letter and gift from Hanks after a heartwarming turn of events.  It’s a tough time to have the name Corona. Unfortunately, as a result of COVID-19, 8-year-old De Vries was being bullied by kids at school. Upon learning that …

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Tyler Perry’s Random Act of Kindness

Tyler Perry surprised shoppers when he covered grocery expenses for thousands during senior and high-risk store hours. While thousands of Americans stay home to fight COVID-19, many are facing financial hardships as a result of unemployment. With so many struggling to feed their families, Perry’s generosity was received with overwhelming gratitude during a time of …

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Park City Utah Officially Becomes Park City of Kindness

We are excited to announce that Park City, Utah is officially becoming a City of Kindness! Their journey begins today as they kick off their ‘26 Days of Gratitude’ kindness campaign. Park City of Kindness was founded by Park City Leadership, an organization “intended to identify, encourage, and train a group of emerging community leaders.” …

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A Young Woman’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Mask Project During COVID-19

Shortages in medical supplies due to the current COVID-19 health crisis have been making headlines for weeks now. In response to the issue, US citizens across the country have sprung into action, creating home-made face masks to keep themselves safe and healthy. Some have even volunteered their time towards making larger quantities of masks as …

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Parents Raise Money to Thank Janitors for Their Kindness

As news of COVID-19 sweeps the nation, millions of Americans are faced with fear, wondering if the pandemic will reach their doorstep. Proactive preventative measures have been taken across the US to ensure its citizens are kept safe and healthy during these uncertain times. Social distancing has been implemented, urging the maintenance of 6ft distance …

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Cavanaugh Bell Reminds Us That Love Is Greater Than COVID-19

When news that the COVID-19 outbreak had reached U.S. soil hit, people across the country organized to make sure that the most impacted populations were supported. Cavanaugh Bell is one of these inspiring humans that jumped immediately into action.  Cool & Dope Living This 7-year-old boy has spent the last few years of his life …

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