Quarry Lane School Julie Kelly

Quarry Lane School Honors Memory of Teacher

I had the honor of presenting the inaugural Derin C. Arac Kindness Week assemblies at Quarry Lane School in Dublin, CA. Derin was a much loved and respected teacher, friend, mentor and son at Quarry Lane, and Think Kindness was lucky enough to honor Derin’s memory with school-wide assemblies on February 12th, 2018. After doing a little research, I quickly …

5 Things Mothers Need To Tell Their Daughters

Being a teenager in 2018 vastly different then a generation ago.  The influx of social media and cell phone usage by teens is at an all time high, which is both a blessing and a curse.  Unfortunately teens use their social media accounts, as their primary gauge of popularity and self-worth, which puts added pressure onto parents to ensure they develop confident young adults. But there are 5 specific things that mothers can tell their daughters that will boost their self-confidence and self-image.

A list of 100 Compliments

The power of a simple compliment is one of the most under-estimated acts of kindness that anyone can do. A thoughtful compliment can turn someones rough day at work into a bright one, can make a child smile after being bullied or even give someone the boost of self-confidence they needed to conquer their struggles. They are easy and free. ...

Meet Dani: TK Fall 2017 Intern

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A THINK KINDNESS INTERN: MEET DANI Erin- “Dani have you done (cool new media/PR/Strat Comm thing)?” Me- “No, I don’t think so.” Erin- “Okay, we’re gonna learn.”   And then we’re off… tackling anything from school tours, social media strategy, events, or even holing up at one of the many coffee shops in Reno …

Destination Harvey: Diapers for Hurricane Victims

We’ve heard it on the news, we’ve seen the images, we’ve felt our hearts drop as we see so many affected by Hurricane Harvey. In moments of disaster, chaos, and havoc – its easy to  wonder how you can make an impact. Terri Hull of  Sippee’s New and Used Kid’s Clothes of Reno, Nevada led the charge in the Reno, Nevada …

Let 2017 School Tour Begin!

River Valley Elementary is launching the 2017-2018 school tour by raising the bar for every school around the country. They have created a super dynamic Kindness Crew team with over 60 students that will help inspire kindness everyday throughout their challenge. THE CHALLENGE River Valley is challenged to document 5,000 Acts of Kindness and collect shoes for needy children and families ...