High Jump Competitors Choose Kindness at the Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics came to an end on Sunday, August 8th, but the stories of the kindness that took place there will live on for years to come. After a rough 2020, the event was a welcome distraction, offering confirmation that the world really is returning to normal. However, witnessing the kindness and comradery among …

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Paperchain Links to Unite the World

Kids for Peace wants to set a Guinness World Record for the longest ever paperchain. The organization is asking people around the world to join them in making the chain by contributing links with messages of ‘love and hope’ on each one. “Link by link, we will demonstrate that we truly are connected and we …

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Practicing Gratitude to Inspire Kindness

Gratitude is a mindset that, when practiced, can quickly shift your perspective and create a sense of abundance. In other words, when you focus on what’s good in your life, the good magnifies. The best part is that the more you feel grateful, the more you’ll find yourself driven towards expressing that gratitude and paying …

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Strangers Give Surf Lessons to Teen With Cerebral Palsy

Today’s kindness spotlight covers a sweet story of a teen with cerebral palsy who always dreamt of learning how to surf and the strangers who decided to teach him.  Meet Aaron Minnick While sitting on the jetty watching surfers ride to shore with his father, Aaron Minnick shared his dreams of one day learning to …

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Imperial Beach Joins the City of Kindness Movement

On May 5th, 2021, Imperial Beach officially joined the City of Kindness movement. As part of their campaign for kindness, Imperial Beach and IB Arts Bureau worked with local artists to create five murals that represent kindness, in hopes of inspiring the community and all those who pass by. Becoming a City of Kindness During …

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Spreading Kindness With Lasagna Love

Lasagna Love is a movement that started at the beginning of COVID-19 as a way to offer support and kindness to Founder Rhiannon Menn’s local community. Since then, the movement has spread nationally and continues to create quite an impact among volunteers and recipients alike.  Lasagna Love When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Rhiannon wanted to …

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The Kindhumans Challenge

The Kindhumans Challenge is a social media campaign led by the Kindhumans brand, encouraging people to seek out creative ways to spell the word ‘kindness’. In exchange for each ‘kindness’ post, Kindhumans is donating 20 meals to those in need.  What is Kindhumans? Kindhumans is a brand on a mission to “unite and grow the …

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Harvard University’s Happiness Challenge

Kindness comes in many forms and just about anyone can choose to be kind. One thing we know for sure is that choosing kindness is much easier when we are happy. And experience has taught us that one of the main sources of happiness is through being kind to ourselves. Luckily, a group of Harvard …

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5 Ways to Show Dad Kindness on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, you’re probably thinking of all the ways you can make this year extra special for your loved one(s). One of our favorite places to start is by brainstorming simple ways to be kind! Whether you’re celebrating a biological dad, an adoptive dad, a father figure, or anything in …

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Free Flowers for Kindness

Do you know what we love more than a random act of kindness? One that sparks an idea leading to hundreds more! And that is exactly how the Free Flower Project was born… “a random act of kindness that grew out of control, literally,” according to Idaho News 6. The Free Flower Project The Free …

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