Setting Your Table With Kindness

With Thanksgiving upon us, we tend to get caught up in the details of the meal. But, there are more things to consider and celebrate than the food. Consider an intentional thanksgiving tablescape – here are some ideas to set an intentional thanksgiving tablescape: Write Turkey Thanks for All to See Invite littles to design …

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Things to Do? Add Kindness to the List

We’re all familiar with to-do lists: Get groceries. Write thank you note to Aunt Sally. Make dentist appointments. Clean out sock drawer. Pick up dry cleaning. Extend dinner invite to next-door neighbors. What if we enhance our tasks and not only check off what we’ve accomplished, but keep a running kindness list next to each …

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Wanna Make Your Candy Kind This Halloween?

This Halloween we’re all about handing out kindness; candy bar style. Invite your favorite princess, superhero, and costumed monster, and together, enjoy this DIY project that puts a creative spin on handing out candy this Halloween! What you’ll need: A dozen candy bars (modify to preferred amount) Ribbon or twine A hole puncher Scissors Kind …

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A City of Kindness in Action Straight Out of Miami Beach

Miami Beach is famous for its amazing beaches, vibrant downtown, palm tree-lined streets, and of course, Miami Vice. But did you know this resort destination is making kind strides in its community and the press? We had the opportunity to interview Miami Beach Commissioner, Micky Steinberg who shared how kindness is inspiring this well-renowned coastal …

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We Challenge You! Can You Mow 50 Lawns?

In 2016 Rodney A. Smith Jr. noticed an elderly gentleman struggling to mow his lawn and kindly stepped in and finished the man’s lawn for him. This small act of kindness led Rodney to come up with the idea to mow lawns and offer yard care for elderly, single moms, disabled, and veterans. For free. …

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This 12-Year-Old Sees An Opportunity to Be Kind With Robotics

In 2009, Alex Dean, then 12-years-old, noticed a woman at the intersection of a busy street. He saw that she was hesitant to walk and Alex asked if he could help. It was then he learned the woman was blind and kindly escorted her across the crosswalk. The woman told Alex that there aren’t many …

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Lessons We Can Learn From The Dalai Lama

His Holiness The Dalai Lama knows a thing or two about compassion and how acting on that compassion leads to kindness. We are proud to support the Friends of the Dalai Lama (FODL), an organization intent on spreading kindness and compassion through the facilitation and the participation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in public …

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When a City Comes Together in Kindness

We often see the reminder to “Be Kind” on our social feeds and on bumper stickers,  but what if enough of us banded together and accepted the challenge to turn their city into a kind one? How many more lives could be impacted by exponential kindness? Meet Jacqueline Caicedo, a Code Compliance Officer for the …

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The Power of Listening

We are wired to be problem-solvers and fixers, but sometimes, it’s important to take a step back and focus on listening to those around us, despite our need to jump into the role of problem solver. Active listening is about asking questions and offering complete presence to the one who is talking. What are they …

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