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Regular Acts of Kindness

WATCH: Good Samaritans Help Ailing Elderly Man

Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty

In a world filled with gun violence, abuse and senseless wars, it is nice to hear stories about good Samaritans lending helping hands to their neighbo...

My Gas Station Saint

Laura Munson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
Laura Munson

Two seconds ago I was in a twin set and khakis, fresh from the gym, with exfoliated skin and lunch plans. Now I am one beaten-up Suburban away from bag lady with no buttons to push, and only an accelerator from which to hope for power.

Rumi: 'For Kindness Has The Power To Transform.'

Maggie Lyon | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Wouldn't it be wonderful if instead of shocking us, kindness was just plain regular, something we all shared and spread around freely, and that we all took time to celebrate along the way?

Why I Vowed Never To Pass By One Of These Again

Erin McHugh | Posted 12.10.2012 | Fifty
Erin McHugh

Never pass a lemonade stand. It's one of my favorite things to do for a few reasons. Kids get so excited every time you stop that they sort of wiggle around with excitement, tell you the wrong price, and thank you profusely. How many times do you run across that in your daily transactions?

WATCH: 21 Acts Of Kindness That Will Make You Believe In The Human Race

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.27.2012 | Good News

The last week has been kind of rough on all of us. It's time to remind ourselves that the human race isn't defined by its worst elements. Inst...

Are You Decent?

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

I learned long ago not to use God to justify my actions, to act like I'm superior to anyone else, or to rationalize my false need to control the lives of my fellow man and woman. Instead, I try my level best to cultivate my decency, and pray for other Americans to do the same.

Can Kindness Be Contagious?

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

I decided to set out to try to do something very small to combat this -- actually, three very small things each week.

Broadcasting Good News: Pay It Forward...By Paying For Lunch! (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Need some good news? NBC's Nightly News with Brian Williams now does a segment called "Making A Difference" that shares stories from viewers of "rando...

Broadcasting Good News: Volunteers Open Young Eyes To Reading (VIDEO)

MSNBC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Need some good news? NBC's Nightly News with Brian Williams now does a segment called "Making A Difference" that shares stories from viewers of "rando...

Broadcasting Good News: Co-Workers Donate Paid Time Off To Pregnant Nurse (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Need some good news? NBC's Nightly News with Brian Williams now does a segment called "Making A Difference" that shares stories from viewers of "rando...