First-Ever Mental Health Action Day

COVID-19 brought with it many challenges. Aside from the obvious concerns of physical health and safety, the pandemic has resulted in a significant increase in mental health issues. Millions of people globally have found themselves struggling to cope with new mental health symptoms. Millions more are battling pre-existing conditions that have resurfaced and/or intensified as …

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Using Kindness to Celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! And you know what that means… It’s time to let all the moms in our lives know just how much they mean to us! Whether you’re showing your love and appreciation to your own mom, a mother figure, a friend, or a family member, now’s the time to …

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Hitting the Streets With Empowering Cuts

There’s nothing quite as heartwarming as seeing someone’s smiling face after receiving an act of kindness. Luckily, since finding the Empowering Cuts Instagram page, we’ve had no shortage of smiles on our feed. So naturally, our curiosity peaked. What exactly is Empowering Cuts and who’s behind all that kindness? We set out to get the …

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Woman Starts Business to Promote Mental Health During COVID-19

Mental health activist and small business owner, Mallory Gothelf, launched Find Your / Self Boxes during the pandemic in hopes of promoting kindness, self-care, and mental health action during COVID-19.  The Inspiration According to an article she wrote for Channel Kindness, Mallory believes that her personal battle with mental health is what led her to …

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Costa Mesa and Newport Beach Name April ‘Let’s Be Kind’ Month

Costa Mesa High School student, Rebekah Robeck, has been working to bring a message of kindness into her community for some time now. Since receiving such positive feedback from her first kindness campaign, ‘Let’s Be Kind Day,’ back in eighth grade at Costa Mesa Middle School, Rebekah’s efforts have taken on a life of their …

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Artist Writes 30 Thank You Cards to Celebrate 30th Birthday

Taking the time to write a ‘Thank You’ card is an act of kindness that is always appreciated. These days, however, it is one that is often replaced with the more efficient option of a text or email. Still, there’s nothing like checking your mailbox and finding a card amidst the bills and coupons. Something …

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Young Man With Autism Writes Letter Leading to Viral Kindness

Ryan Lowry is a young man with autism who has big dreams. Determined to accomplish them by landing a job in animation or in the IT field, Ryan wrote a letter to prospective employers. Ryan’s letter, which quickly went viral on LinkedIn, asked simply that someone take a chance and give him a shot. In …

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Keeping Spring Cleaning Kind

It’s official! Spring is finally here. The days are longer, the weather’s warmer, and the air is overflowing with that special springtime magic of new beginnings and fresh starts. This time of year, our projects usually begin at home with a good old-fashioned annual spring cleaning! But let’s face it, even spring cleaning can get …

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The Science Behind Paying It Forward

‘Paying it forward’ is a kindness concept that has long since been practiced. The idea is that a single act of kindness can ripple outward, creating a sort of domino effect. No matter how small, kind actions are believed to create an impact on the giver and the receiver, increasing the likelihood of both parties …

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A Student’s Kindness Leads to an Adorable Friendship

While the coronavirus pandemic has created challenges for all of us, seniors are among the most affected. Due to increased health risks, individuals 65 and over have been asked to isolate themselves in an attempt to keep safe from the virus. Unfortunately, the result is a sort of catch 22. Physical wellbeing is a priority …

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