Archive for the Peace Category
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Kindness Challenge Jan 2012 – Warm the world in 31 days
This post is to help support a group of family and friends from Minnesota who want to make a difference. Their goal is to inspire people around the world to perform 1,000,000 acts of kindness during Jan, 2012 thus creating enough momentum to cause a shift in the world – a shift to a warmer and friendlier place. The Kindness Challenge is looking for warmhearted people who also want to make that difference. “It’s free, it’s simple and it’s good for you to do something nice for someone. It feels great, and it will make someone else feel great, too. Hopefully, that person will want to pass that warm feeling along to someone else, starting a domino effect of good deeds and happiness.” Their website – www.kindness-challenge.org – will be up and running January 1, 2012, but in the meantime, follow us here and on Facebook to see how YOU... Continue Reading
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140 Ways to Change the World
Doing something nice for someone can change the world.  Maybe not the whole world, but their world. Start small.  Start now. Smile when you make eye contact with someone. Hold the door open for the person behind you. Send a hand-written thank you card to someone who assisted you with something. Clean out all your old clothes and donate them to someone in need. Give a compliment about a waiter, waitress, sales clerk, etc. to his or her manager.  Or write a nice note to or about your waiter or waitress on the back of your bill. Compliment a stranger’s... Continue Reading
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London, ON Delivers On 1000 Acts of Kindness Challenge
1,000 Acts of Kindness Challenge started Oct. 1 and continues through end of the month Londoners are drastically exceeding the challenge goal: Nearly 55,000 kind acts reported in last year’s effort Londoners are performing nearly 53 kind acts a day as the clock ticks down in the 1,000 Acts of Kindness Challenge.The city’s kindness quotient stood at about 900 Monday morning as police got rolling on an effort to up the ante.Officers started the day with more than 500 stuffed animals — dubbed Hero Bears and dressed in patrol or tactical uniforms — that they planned to give away at... Continue Reading
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