Friday Kindness Recap
Happy Friday and welcome to October! A new season is upon us, the air is crisp, and the leaves are changing. In a survey, 45.6% of people identified Fall as their favorite season. How about you? What is your favorite season? Tell us by posting a comment on our blog or using the #ichoose2bekind on social media.
Here is your recap of the week of September 30 - October 06:
Five Acts of Kindness. Are you a Go-Giver of Kindness? How did your acts of kindness go this week? What book did you give away? We'll bet someone really enjoyed the morning latte you gave away this week.
Blog Post: Be a Go-Giver of Kindness
Kind News. Sometimes it is hard to believe there is good in the world. If you are feeling that way today, read these three stories, and you will have a change of heart.
Self-Kindness. Dustin Wax from Lifehack says, "When we write something down, research suggests that as far as our brain is concerned, it's as if we were doing that thing. Writing seems to act as a kind of mini-rehearsal for doing."
Blog Post: Benefits of Hand-Writing Your Self-Kindness
Kindness in Action. Post your pictures using #iChoose2BeKind or #KindnessInAction, and we will post them to our blog & social media channels!
Article on Kindness. Can empathy be taught, or is it genetically hard-wired? You may have heard people say; "You either have empathy, or you don't," "Everyone is born with a certain amount of empathy," "Girls have more empathy than boys." Carol Dweck points out that if we develop a growth mindset, we can change the way we view and do things. In other words, you can teach an old dog new tricks if they have an open mindset.
Blog Post: Fun Kindness Project on Empathy
Report back and tell us how it felt to be kind to others. Comment on our blog or social media using the #ichoose2bekind
Until next time... be thoughtful, be present, be kind.
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Hello. I am the founder of the 21 Day Kindness Challenge Program.