Kindness Blog

Beautiful people who are positive influences performing acts of kindness.

AOK Acts of Kindness Day in Chappaqua is Oct. 23

AOK Acts of Kindness Here’s a cool thing for a community to do. AOK Acts of Kindness Day is October 23rd in Chappaqua, NY. Post cards and messages will be delivered throughout town with messages of kindness and positivity. “Perform a kind act for someone, then leave the card if you choose.” As the Chappaqua…

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Three Teens Give Homeless Man a Blanket

Teens have gotten ‘bad press’ in all generations – not just millennials. High energy and growing can lead to crazy activity and expression. But, overall, we do realize that there is much more positivity in this generation of millennials than not. Teens give. Here is an example of teens using their energy very positively, which…

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What is the Driver?

Special to Goodology by Donald Paine What was the Driver? For my wife, our ginger (a ten year old golden retriever that as we say is more of a “bronze evader”) and me it was coincidental. Long before even a thought about the solar eclipse was in our viewer, I was scheduled to be teaching…

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Kindness is a Super Power in West Stockbridge, MA

Kindness is the Greatest Power In running for selectman in West Stockbridge, I was told to highlight my experience with managing budgets, negotiating contracts, planning, forecasting, listening to customers and providing stellar customer service presentations.. Yes, my corporate, speaking and entrepreneurial experience is a great asset. It really is valuable. So, it’s good advice! But there’s…

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Third Grade Students Study “The Golden Rule”

Students Produce Poem from “The Golden Rule” A third grade team of students at Muddy Brook Elementary School in Great Barrington, MA are working on a thoughtful project that relates to kindness and the Golden Rule. It is “to develop a unit of study based on Norman Rockwell’s and living illustrator Jerry Pinkney’s work. The unit…

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Grocery Store Acts of Kindness and More!

Grocery Store Acts of Kindness Below are acts surrounded by food! There are grocery store acts of kindness, restaurant acts of kindness and more. Spend a minute, breathe easy and enjoy. The Man at the Market When the supermarket clerk tallied up my groceries, I was $12 over what I had on me. I began…

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Random Act of Kindness Inspires Immediate Reward

Random Act of Kindness Inspires This is a great story of everyday life, kindness, shopping and rotisserie chickens. Random acts of kindness stand alone – the reward is in the feeling of giving! But, in this case for Karly it was that and more! It shows you how a random act of kindness inspires. She had…

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Hearing Impaired Girl Helps Derrick Coleman

Hearing Impaired Girl Helps Derrick Coleman Derrick Coleman: The deaf Super Bowl champion who broke the sound barrier http://t.co/3RNb5sZArk pic.twitter.com/8Q3fiB0Wut — Phonak – Life is On (@phonak) August 7, 2015 Derrick Coleman of the Seattle Seahawks played in the Super Bowl on Feb 2, 2014. The difference between Derrick and all the other players on…

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Helping Others Through Knitting – You Can Do It Too!

Helping Others Through Knitting Here are two stories where caring people began helping others through knitting! It’s an activity that most of us can do. Each project below has begun recently. Acts of kindness are within reach and you can start today! 1. 86-Year-Old Grandfather with Cancer Helps Hundreds of Premature Babies He just learned…

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Small Acts of Kindness are Big

Small Acts of Kindness are Big! A helping hand doesn’t need to be big in size. Small acts of kindness are the helpful attitude that matters the most. There are a few sides to each act of kindness. The Gift of Kindness The Recipient of the gift Kindness The Witnesses of that gesture Everyone benefits. The…

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