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Intern Post: How Kindness Pulled Me Out of a Dark Place

It wasn’t until I started working with Think Kindness that I felt such a great impact about what kindness can really do. Growing up, there weren’t that many options of support for me as a kid. My family and relatives didn’t get along and often showed their disdain for each other. On top of that, all I knew was family …

A District Wide Challenge

In February 2015, 11 Middle schools in the Washoe County School District hosted a MASSIVE Kindness challenge. The goal was to create a Kindness campaign lead by the youth of community that would not only impact their city, but the community as well. During the month of January, I met with every schools newly formed, “Kindness Crew”. This was the team …

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The Synergy of Community Kindness

Because of recent events in Ferguson, Mo. and many other locations across the nation involving police brutality or the perception of police brutality, there have been many instances of violence against innocent police officers that have been targeted solely on the basis that they wear the uniform.  One could watch or read the news and assume that there is a …

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An Intern’s Journey to Kindness

We recently received this anonymous post from a Think Kindness intern.  Enjoy. As kids, we don’t realize just how heavily the weight of our future rests on our shoulders. We don’t realize how heavily our world relies on those futures. 6 Years Ago. My heart should have been pounding. I didn’t appreciate the gravity of the thing I was doing. I …

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The Universal Language of Kindness

With the holidays over, Singapore dashes back into full swing without a hitch. This is typical of Singapore where everything operates like a master-crafted, well-oiled clock with cogs and wheels comprised of different peoples and cultures. However, due to the hurried pace-of-life, along with some major cultural differences, interaction across the various groups is limited. One aspect that most clearly …