Kindness

An Unknown Woman Got Out Of Her Car

We encounter those moments when we think to do something….but then choose not to.  We say to ourselves,  “What does it matter, anyway?” or “Too much effort.”  “Running late…otherwise I would…” “I’ll do it another time…”   But, this morning, a woman named Mary, decided otherwise. Mary lives down the street.  I’ve seen her in […]

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It’s Time To Get Trashed

I don’t know about you, but when I see people throwing litter on the ground, it makes me wonder how and by whom they were raised. It’s a total affront to the well being of the general public, not to mention illegal, yet some people behave as if it’s their inalienable right to be total […]

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You Are What You Think

Being kind to others is a no brainer, right?  Then, what is it that holds us back or makes it seem silly or superfluous to consciously act kind to someone? Fortunately, there are people out there like Brian Williams, who are inspiring schools and communities around the world to perform seemingly simple acts of kindness […]

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Taking Kindness to the Streets

Are parents of school age children more naturally inclined to believe in kindness and being of service ? We decided to test this theory at a local street fair in Fairfax, CA this past weekend.. We set up a Take A Stand For Good booth and asked families (with children ranging from tots to teenagers) […]

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Hey, Parents! Wake Up and Smell the Kindness!

 

 

 

 

 

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Turning Back to Say It!

I am involved in an experiment. What does my life look like if I am “recognizing opportunities to do good, taking action to do good and celebrating the good around me.” Today, I was at a medical facility pharmacy and there was a guy there with a huge cast on his arm. He looked like […]

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Make a Stand

  Make a Stand started not as a product, but as a promise—a promise in the heart of an 8 year-old who set up a lemonade stand every day, rain or shine, to end child slavery. After 365 straight days, Vivienne Harr decided to bottle her “lemon-aid.” It grew into a new way of doing business: […]

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