Nothing Spreads Faster Than Kindness

 

“Kindness is spreading sunshine into other people’s lives regardless of the weather”

-RAKtivist

This Wednesday is Random Acts of Kindness Day and randomactsofkindness.org wants to remind us to “make kindness the norm”.

Kindness is everywhere but can be easy to overlook. It doesn’t usually grab headlines. Random Acts of Kindness Day is a great opportunity to share stories of kindness, reflect on importance, and think of ways to spread more kindness all year long.

With that in mind, here are a few articles about kindness, and how we can spread kindness even when we need to physically distance ourselves from one another.

Helping Those in Need

The COVID-19 Pandemic has meant more free time for many of us. One Ontario University student decided to use that free time to learn to sew to help those in need. Click here to read her inspiring story. 

24 Stories of the Kindness of Strangers

Sunflower, red dress

Make sure to have some tissues on hand for these true-life examples of the kindness of strangers.  Click here to read these touching stories from Reader’s Digest.

40 Kindness Activities & Empathy Worksheets for Students and Adults

hands in a circle

Kindness and empathy are qualities we all want to develop in ourselves, our children, and our students. PositivePsychology.com has developed some great free resources to help, click here to learn more.  

10 Ways to Pay it Forward During the Pandemic

Pay it forward during the pandemic

“Now, more than ever”, it’s a cliche we’ve all heard lately to describe a lot of different things. But we believe it might be most fitting when we discuss kindness. Click here to read some wonderful ideas on ways to spread kindness without spreading COVID-19.  

The Impact of Kindness

One of the most amazing things about kindness is how it affects the lives of not only those who receive it but also those who give it!  Click here for some wonderful insights on kindness from mission.org

Be Kind, Continue to Take Care, Stay Apart

but Connect, and Pull Together in Friendship