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 …

7-Week Kindness Challenge

As a Senior Instructor at my martial arts school (and a candidate for the upcoming Black Belt test), I’ve wanted to do something different leading up to the test… something our students have never done before. Fortunately, that’s about the time I saw this post from my friend (and fellow Ultimate Black Belt Test alum) Sensei Mike Oliver, owner and …

Inspiring our Future Through Acts of Kindness

School started up again this past week. As a teacher, I always wonder what my students will be like: Will they like my class? Are there going to be kids that need more help than others? And, possibly the most important question I can ask for my students: what kind of baggage do these kids come with that could hinder their …

No Act of Kindness is Too Small

Ever feel yourself wanting to do something good for a person or your community, but feel like no matter what idea you come up with, it just doesn’t feel like “enough”? This is a mistake that many people, including myself, make. Kindness doesn’t have to be a case of “go big or go home”. Kindness isn’t about superheroic feats of generosity (although …

If Only I Had Wings

If I had wings I would fly all of these children to loving families. Ones that will treat them to Ice Cream Sunday’s, fun filled holidays, water fights, hot chocolate, grandparents, board games, and a loving family pet. . . If only I had the wings.  The sun had already set down below the mountains and the stars started to …