Tags » Kindess

Day #6: Going flat

Today’s story is from Travis.

Three years ago, while living in Milwaukee, Travis got a flat tire on his new (yet previously owned) car. The car itself was a huge investment, which left little to no money for repairs. 477 more words

40 Days Of Good News

Student Success Statement


Student Success Statement

“Kindness is the essence of greatness.”

-Joseph B. Wirthlin

What Mr. Wirthlin is saying is that in order for you to be great you have to be kind. 135 more words

Just Say Thank You.

I’ve always had a hard time with compliments, accolades, really any positive words directed toward me. It has been my experience that this is a fairly common trait among alcoholics. 1,908 more words

No act of kindness is too small

“One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. 128 more words

kill 'em with kindness

My impulse when I must receive kindness is to admonish the giver for their unnecessary generosity or to immediately return in kind. Both reactions diminish the original act of kindness and generally make the giver think I’m crazy. 674 more words

Why Empathy Matters

First, let’s dispel the most common myth, and that is empathy is synonymous with sympathy. Empathy is the ability to put yourself in another person’s shoes, to understand his/her circumstances on more than a superficial level. 428 more words


Social Kindness

“Be Kind to One Another”. I realize this isn’t a revolutionary idea (I mean, there’s an Ellen gif to prove it, for goodness’ sake), but its lack of use has been a source of frustration for me lately, specifically in the world of social media. 986 more words