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Random Acts of Kindness

How to Fall in Love With Yourself

Dajon Smiles | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dajon Smiles

I realized I need to be OK with being just me! I want to fall in love with me. I want to find the gift and love in each day and even each moment. This is the day that I decided to start dating myself and add in some other fun practices as well. 

Why I Breastfed A Stranger's Baby

Emma Saloranta | Posted 05.14.2015 | Parents
Emma Saloranta

I didn't have formula, and I told her that. But I had something else. And so I offered the only thing I could, the only thing I had: My own milk.

The True Wealth Experiment: What Happened When We Gave 24 People $100 Each to Create Wealth

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News
Ari Nessel

Three weeks ago, we gave away $2400 in $100 increments to people who showed up on a conference call about the meaning of "true wealth." And so began a week-long experiment in creating wealth in the world.

Woman Celebrates 21st Birthday By Performing 21 Kind Acts For Strangers

The Associated Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Good News

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman celebrated her 21st birthday by performing 21 acts of kindness to people she had never met across the city o...

Photo Of Teen Supermarket Worker Walking 95-Year-Old Customer Home Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.29.2015 | Good News

A teen is being hailed a hero for his simple yet compassionate act. Christian Trouesdale, an 18-year-old supermarket employee in Horwich, U.K., we...

Can Money Create True Wealth?

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Imagine someone handed you $100 out of the blue, but with one condition, that you use it to create goodness in the world with it. Would you take the money? Yesterday morning, that's exactly what we did.

Hot Wheels Roll In From Around The World To Comfort Sick Toddler

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.16.2015 | Good News

Hot Wheels are leading the way to recovery for a sick little boy in Utah. Ethan Carnesecca, who turned 3 years old on April 5, has been at Primary...

Girl Honors Late Grandmother By Performing 600 Acts Of Kindness In One Year

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.24.2015 | Good News

When it comes to love and kindness, there's no limit on how much you can give. On Sunday, 8-year-old Alex McKelvey, of Lakewood, Washington, comp...

How A Snack Bar Inspired 1 Million Acts Of Kindness

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.23.2015 | Good News

Who knew a company that makes snack bars would spur so many people to kindness? For the past decade, Kind -- yup, we're talking about the snack bar...

Lorde Sent Cupcakes To Bullied Aspiring Singer

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.19.2015 | Good News

Sometimes, when life gives you lemons, Lorde gives you cupcakes. The pop superstar apparently shipped aspiring singer Joe Irvine a box of cupcakes,...

Tom Hanks Proves Once Again He's The Nicest Guy Ever

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.13.2015 | Fifty

There are few things better than Girl Scout cookies. And it seems even A-list celebrities are addicted to Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs. The proof?...

Sandy Hook Ceremony Praises Kids For Kindness

HooplaHa | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

Newtown Kindness is an organization which was was formed after 6-year-old Charlotte Bacon passed away in the Sandy Hook school shootings.

Terminally Ill Costco Employee Breaks Down As Customers Surprise Him With Vacation

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.12.2015 | Good News

Customers in Danville, California, found a way to honor one of their favorite Costco employees. Arlie Smith has worked at the wholesale warehouse ...

Anonymous 'Spider-Man' Feeds Homeless People At Night

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.12.2015 | Good News

A U.K. man is donating his nights to making sure that those in need don't go hungry. By day, this 20-year-old man from Birmingham, England, who wi...

Customer Gives Mega Tip So Single Dad Can Get Dental Work, Reason To Smile

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.12.2015 | Good News

A waiter found himself completely transformed after a generous tip. For years, Brian Maixner, a waiter at the Doo-Dah Diner in Wichita, Kansas, ha...

New York Incarnation: 2015

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 04.28.2015 | New York
Danielle Wolffe

New Yorkers may seem disconnected. In actuality, though, it takes amazing stores of inner fortitude to exist in these self-contained worlds. People are accustomed to themselves and each other on levels people living far apart just aren't. They cannot isolate or hide from each other here.

Don't Be a Dick

Natalie Thomas | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...

13 Photos Of Humans Simply Being Good To One Another

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.13.2015 | Good News

Kindness doesn't have to involve a grand show of affection. Whether it's making dinner for a friend, or complimenting a stranger, small acts of good c...

My Husband, My Valentine

Amy Arndt | Posted 04.14.2015 | Good News
Amy Arndt

Yesterday, as I stood outside our house ready to being my morning walk, I noticed a somewhat familiar car parked on the street. I see this car from time to time, but I don't know the owner.

Success Means Putting Others First

Sue Gober | Posted 04.13.2015 | Education
Sue Gober

I am obsessed with soft skills, or rather the lack of soft skills. After writing an earlier blog about soft skills for teachers, I started looking around at others who had great soft skills, but what I noticed were the people who had almost none at all.

Spread Some Valentine's Day Love

Emily John | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily John

Taking the "random acts of kindness" concept and applying it with a Valentine's Day twist is not only a wonderful way to delight someone else, but in the act of giving, you will be blessed by the joy of service. Here are some suggestions of ways to give on Valentine's Day.

Airline Staff Grants 4-Year-Old Double Amputee's Wish For 'Wings'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.10.2015 | Good News

A Chinese boy's dreams of flight were fulfilled by a compassionate airline staff. A boy identified as Li Haifeng by XinHua News, wished for "a pai...

With Two Simple Words, Make a Difference

D.J. Wilson | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
D.J. Wilson

With Two Simple Words, Make a Difference Daily random acts of kindness can begin with two words: "Good Morning!" It's amazing how two words conveyed ...

Target Employees Help Teen Dress For Job Interview In Viral Photo

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.06.2015 | Good News

Two Target employees gave this teen much more than just customer service with a smile. A 15-year-old boy went into a Target store in North Carolin...

Paying It Forward

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

In a time when so many people are still struggling with unemployment and debt, even seemingly inconsequential gives of money -- or larger than usual tips -- can change that person's outlook on life.