DESSERT BEFORE DINNER

Yes, I said it. Something my mom always refused to do. “Eat your veggies before dessert!” Before I get into this, do know that there is a backstory to this Kindness idea (read below) and its one that truly made me look at things in a much different light. But lets cut to the chase just incase have only moments to …

We Need Your $10K Vote

Yup! That’s right. We need your vote to help us win $10,000 from Kind Snacks. Each month Kind gives away $10,000 to an organization that promotes and carries out random acts of Kindness within their community. In the past, some amazing organizations have won. This month, Think Kindness is joining the competition to raise funds for our new Kindness Crew program. …

Spread Some Kindness

Anywhere you live and anywhere you go, random acts of kindness will present themselves. There may be a homeless gentleman on the side of the road, there may be an elderly woman grocery shopping who clearly needs help carrying her things, or there may be a pregnant mom with her hands full who just needs someone to open the door …

Intern Blog: Kindness is Timeless

At the recent Think Kindness parent’s night, Gary Xavier, delivered a speech about family. He covered three realities that families face and what they can do cope with such realities. Today, family is: vulnerable, cohesive, and timeless. His speech really stuck with and got me thinking about my own family, most importantly how my family is timeless. The fact that …

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 …

Intern Blog: A Change of Heart

From kindergarten through senior year of high school, I was learning and discovering who I was as an individual. Attending college in the “mainland” taught me a lot about discovering culture, and how culture can affect who I am and become. Growing up in a Hawaiian cultured lifestyle, I have experienced my fair share of those who knew nothing of …

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 …