Friday Weekly Kindness Recap
It's Friday the 13th! We can help you ward off bad luck by sharing some KindNews with you. We'd even bet you will have fantastic Karma today if you did all of your acts of kindness this week. Extra Karma points for sharing how it went, tell us about it using our #iChoose2BeKind when posting on social media, or you can post a comment on our blog.
Fun Facts to Talk About in Your Classroom. There are many myths about why Friday the 13th is bad luck, here are three of the most popular:
Here is your recap of the week of September 09 - September 13:
Five Acts of Kindness. Did you feel your brain getting happier this week? How did it go? What kind of sweet treat did you bring to share? Who did you give a heart attack, did their heart beat faster? How many people did you schedule a time to connect? And your neighbor, did they love your meal? And what did the bus driver, school custodian, parent volunteer, office staff member, resource teacher (or whomever) do when you said thank you?
Blog Post: Monday Kindness September 09, 2019
KindNews. Kindness in sports can seem so rare, or at least the news doesn't often cover it when it happens. This week is for all you sports fans out there. Check out these three stories that show kindness in front and behind the limelight.
Self-Kindness. When we exercise self-compassion, we do not feel the need to look for the approval of others. Additionally, when we are kind to ourselves, we invite others to be kind to us too. So, what are you waiting for?!? Do these three acts of kindness of self-kindness this week.
Blog Post: Science Backs Practicing 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. Kaffenberger & Seligman report that 20 percent of students need mental health services, and only one in five students can get the services they need. One of the primary places for students to acquire social and emotional skills is at school. Read our blog post below to find resources for helping your students with social and emotional learning (SEL).
Blog Post: Social & Emotional Learning is Getting Much Needed Attention
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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