The Kindness Blog

Read inspiring blog posts by some of the best writers on the Internet.

A HUGE Thanksgiving Kindness Surprise

We all have moments when we may be able to use a helping hand but we don't necessarily share the need with others. This can be especially true if you are a RAKtivist and you feel a stronger role towards helping others rather than being helped. I am...

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The Antidote to Black Friday Madness: #RAKFriday

Ring in the holidays with kindness instead of chaos. How can I make a...

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10 Simple Kindness Ideas to Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13th

Here are 10 simple kindness ideas that you can do to celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13th. Be sure to also download and print some monsters to leave behind with your RAKs.

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World Changers: Houston Kraft & Choose Love

On a regular basis, we receive inquiries from people about donating to The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. As a privately funded non-profit, we’re unable to accept donations but want to point people towards some amazing companies, organizations...

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World Changer: Kindness Acts App

On a regular basis, we receive inquiries from people about donating to The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. As a privately funded non-profit, we’re unable to accept donations but want to point people towards some amazing companies,...

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World Changer: MamaSaidTees

On a regular basis, we receive inquiries from people about donating to The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. As a privately funded non-profit, we’re unable to accept donations but want to point people towards some amazing companies,...

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World Changer: Go Shout Love

On a regular basis, we receive inquiries from people about donating to The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. As a privately funded non-profit, we’re unable to accept donations but want to point people towards some amazing companies,...

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Why We Don't Like Bully Prevention Month

October 2014 is Bully Prevention Month. We love what Bully Prevention Month stands for, but we're not crazy about the name. Why? Because we would...

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World Changers: Be Nice Box

On a regular basis, we receive inquiries from people about donating to The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. As a privately funded non-profit, we’re unable to accept donations but want to point people towards some amazing companies,...

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Three Very Important Ways to Show Respect When Traveling

It’s summer. The time of year when many – from students studying abroad to families looking to temporarily exchange their daily routines for new adventures – pack up and head off to destinations unknown. Many locales all over the world rely on tourists for a boost to their economy....

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7 Ways to Show Kindness to a Police Officer

Yesterday I watched my husband walk out the door in his dress blues. He was leaving to honor and pay his respects to Officer Jeffrey Westerfieldbackground-color:...

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Being Respectful To Others

Back when I was training to become a certified therapy dog, I visited a group home for disabled young adults. I met several new friends, and they were very nice to me. Everything was going great until a guy in a wheelchair kicked me for no reason. It caught me off guard, but the...

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Give a Hug---Get a Hug The Power of Embrace

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You Can Be A Kindness Rockstar!

No matter who you are, you have exactly what it takes to spread kindness all over the place. You don’t have to be perfect. You don’t have to have gobs of money. You don’t even have to have a lot of time. The Beatles were right. All you need is...

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5 Ways To Help A Stranger

When was the last time you stopped to help a stranger? Every time you leave your home you are bound to encounter a stranger. And you are likely to encounter a stranger that needs your help. Here are five simple ways you can help a...

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How I Learned Kindness From My Father

Thinking back to your younger years, who in your life helped you to learn kindness? For me it was my parents. Since we are approaching Father’s Day, I’d like to reminisce about how I learned kindness from my father. I was blessed to grow up in a home...

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Always Do the Right Thing

Last summer a friend of mine posted on Facebook that her mom had a ton of grapes that were ripe for the picking and if anyone wanted them they were free for the taking. I jumped at the chance for free fruit, manual labor and time...

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