5 Practical Tips to Share Your Kindness

Being kind to one another is one of the greatest things we can do in our lives. When we are kind to each other, we empower the greatest good in those around us and we encourage everyone in need to keep fighting, keep going, and keep holding on. Life is a journey that we are all in together, so when …

The Invisible Acts

Invisible to the eye, soothing to the heart. Acts of kindness don’t need to be seen to be appreciated. You witness acts of kindness everyday whether you realize it or not. They may be little and hard to notice, such someone holding the door open for an elderly person, someone saying hello when they pass by a stranger or smiling to another person for no …

14 Valentines Day Kind Acts

Want some creative low-cost brownie points for this coming Valentines Day? We’ve got your covered. Here are a bunch of Kindness ideas that will be sure to get the butterflies flapping their wings in your loved one. Let your partner watch their show And don’t roll your eyes or huff and puff about it. Yes, if they want to go on …

Treating Holiday Stress with Kindness

Shopping. Cooking. Cleaning. Sending out cards. More shopping. Work. Money. Family gatherings. Still more shopping… It’s no wonder that the holidays is not only the most joyous time of the year, but often the most stressful  as well. We get so wrapped up in everything that we need to do, we worry about how we’re going to accomplish things, making …

Kindness is Contagious: Ideas for Teachers and the Rest of Us

Kindness is contagious.  You see it all around with an act of kindness spreading at a coffee shop or with children on a mission for random acts of kindness at school.  People like to be seen as good people.  We like to feel like a good person.  And very little can make us feel as good as performing acts of …

Kindness as an exercise for better health.

In our journey to live a happy and fulfilling life, where we seek to avoid pain and to gain pleasure (and hopefully to leave the world better than it was when we started), we often get caught up in the day to day tasks of basic survival and in fulfilling our hierarchy of needs.  We often neglect taking the time to …

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 …