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 …

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 …

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 …

A Memorable Act of Kindness

When I was pregnant with my first child, at 38 weeks, I went to the doctor for a weekly appointment, and the doctor informed me we would be unexpectedly inducing labor that evening. “Can’t I think about it?” I asked. “No,” the doctor said, “I’m calling the hospital to schedule you now.” I knew that labor and birth were coming, but I …

Minden Family Washed Out by Mudslide Needs Help

The storm of July 20, 2014 is memorable for many reasons – golf-ball sized hail, funnel clouds and flash flooding – throughout Northern Nevada. For one Minden family, memories of the storm are particularly poignant as tons of mud now surrounds – and fills – their home. And not just where they live, but also where they work. The owners …