Kindness Starts With One®

One smile. One hug. One cup of coffee. One person...

Do you have someone in your life who inspired you to be a better person? Did you witness an act of kindness that left an impression? Share your kindness story with the world.

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Peaceable Fudge

Years ago I was working in an office where I had taken a joke too far and that person was no longer speaking to me. He was known around the office as a person who would cut people off permanently. I read an article in Guideposts about a kid sending another kid with whom he had a disagreement with some...

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Rs 5

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Today 07/09/2021 I was going to pick my mom from the gym. I had forgotten the wallet so I only had Rs 15 in my pocket. The trip from where I was, costed Rs 20. I had also pulled one of my muscle which was giving me a hard time to walk. I stopped one of the toto and...

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How I made it through 2020 - A Kindness Challenge

At the start of 2020, I committed myself to a year of kindness with the hopes of infusing daily kindness into my community and positively impacting those around me. Little did I know, this challenge would be vital in positively shaping my view on this difficult year. I completed 366 (February had 29 days) acts of kindness in 2020!

The...

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Saved by good Samaritan at Montpellier Airport

Owing to covid and family illness it is nearly three years since I was last in the UK. So when I found myself last night- in the departure lounge at Montpellier Airport - being refused boarding to my easyjet flight to London, I went into a state of some shock and utter panic. I wasn’t the only one, another would...

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Kindness Rocks

This garden was created by my organization, On A Dragonfly’s Wings, in memory of my son, Nikolai Miller, who died by suicide on June 20, 2019, at the age of 15. It was funded by the Waterford Youth Assistance, along with donations from community organizations, local businesses, and families.

Nikolai was a kind and generous soul who loved all people...

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Kindness matters

The world we live in today has been through a lot of things from world wars to epidemics, but one thing which remained constant throughout was resilience and kindness. Moreover, it was the spirit to fight back and help out each other. Kindness must be an essential and universal quality to make the world a better place. Through an essay...

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A Truly Good Friend

A couple years ago, when I was having serious mental health struggles, my friend always tried his best to help me. He would listen to me when I needed it or simply distracted me from what was troubling me. He put aside a lot of his own personal issues to make sure I was okay and that means the world...

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The child

My family and I were taking a walk at East Coast park. I was running own a hill and saw a young boy (about 3 or 4) fall of his scooter and hurt himself. I quickly rushed to him and said “Are you ok?” He was ok but his parents were leaving him behind not noticing that he had fallen...

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Neighbors Elderly Cat

My neighbor has an elderly cat who I have been working with her on to fatten him up and hydrate him better. He was skin and bones, and dehydrated, and she just did not know how to help him, and did not realize there was anything she could do to improve things for him. She thought he was just old...

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Kindness to animals

Kindness to animals

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How I warmed drinking water for an old man

Am a shopkeeper ,so where I have my shop the place is usually chilly .One day an old man came by and bought some painkillers .He requested me to give him some water to swallow the tablets and considering the weather I opted to warm water for him.After I gave him he was very grateful and told me he has...

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Chocolate Milk

Beautiful Fourth of July weekend and my fiance requested some brats for a family cookout. As I ran into the local market to grab some I thought to myself, "Let's make this special!" I grabbed a fancy homemade pie, cool whip, pasta salad, and some New beer bratwursts to try.
I had to the checkout lane, and notice a nice...

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The 97 Bus

Once I went to choir by myself. I had to take the number 97 bus. I was feeling good until I realized I'd forgot my mask. I went to a corner shop and bought a disposable mask and a pack of bubblegum. As I walked up to the stop, I saw the 97 bus leaving the stop! I ran towards...

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HELP HOMLESS GUY

At the end of my road I saw a man sleeping on the floor I was on my way to the park and i had some money on me so i dropped £5 in his cup.Doing this made me feel happy just to know that i have helped him

T*n*k*

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Traffic merging

It’s simple let people merge into traffic - it makes me smile when I get a wave or trucker break lights as a thank you

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Pay It Forward Friday

I was in the drive-thru at Starbucks waiting to pay for my order. When I pulled up to the window to pay, the car ahead of me had paid for my order to my surprise! Of course, I paid it forward by paying for the next order. It's so nice to see kindness being shown.

I'm deeming today as Pay...

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Be Strong By Being Kind!

In today's world, people think being strong is being tough, unfeeling, powerful, influential, etc. But is it really? I think being strong is having courage to, even when everything is against you, be kind, patient, and understanding. No, don't let people take advantage of you, but instead of being mean and hateful like so much of this evil world is,...

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Through the Good and the Bad, Be Kind!

2020 was a very difficult year for all of us for relatively obvious reasons. COVID-19 happened, we were forced to stay in our homes, isolated from people other than possibly our families, (for some of us), and even when we did go out, we had to social distance with masks. As for me, both 2020 and 2021 were very hard....

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serenity

when my sis was in hard time s i help her a lot

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Kindness through letters

Hello I am Allison and I love spreading kindness to others all around the world
How can I be put in the news for a story about how I have over 778 pen pals from different places all over the world and I hand write each letter and I spread kindness to each of them because of how bad this...

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