Have you seen a wall of kindness? On the Southbank in London recently, I was delighted to come across a kindness wall. I’ve heard about them in various countries around the world, but this was the first time I’d seen one in person. These walls provide somewhere for you to both drop off or take […]
This collection of posts illustrates the difference that acts of kindness make to others’ lives. Your actions matter and these good news posts show you how.
“I had met friends for the weekend and had to change trains on my journey home. I knew it was a short window to change trains and I jumped on a train only to realise it didn’t stop at my stop. It meant I’d have to go an hour up the line and an hour
My guest blog this month comes from the wonderful Rachel Stewart, a coach for career redesign. It’s a fascinating read of how we can take skills from one area of our life and apply them in a different context – in this case, the skill of thinking kindly. As a coach, my engagement with my
“I visited a womens’ refuge while doing charity work in child protection in Uganda some years ago. A beautiful young mother with few possessions gave me a banana and a bead bracelet she had made from found paper on the streets of Kampala to support herself and her baby. She would not allow me to
“I’ve treated myself to a sports massage – long overdue according to my masseuse, who had to work particularly hard on my shoulders! Honestly worth every penny.” Kindness to self is so often overlooked so thank you David for sharing this. How have you shown yourself kindness this week?
“I was looking to buy some knitting needles and found some on Facebook Marketplace. When I went to pay them when I picked them up, they said not to worry about payment.” What a lovely act of kindness – it seems the knitting community is full of kindness going by the stories we’ve had recently!
“A fellow art can artist saw my work after I had gone home and suggested this change. The artists sent me a drawing to see what I thought. A suggested change to an install, kindly suggested and warmly received.” This piece and associated kindness story is from Elspeth Billie Penfold go and check out their other
“I gave some self assessment advice to the volunteer fixing my clock at the repair cafe. When I next saw him he was really grateful and said how much it had helped.” Sharing knowledge is a wonderfully kind act and, as you’ve shown, makes a big difference too! Read more stories of kindness: Knitting goodies donated to beginner
“I’ve been ill and between the ladies at church and my neighbours I’m being so well fed. My small appetite is meaning each meal lasts a long time but it is so appreciated while I recover.” We spotted this in The Full Freezer group and Angela very kindly allowed us to share it here, so
We want to shout about Love For Our Elders who are fighting loneliness with love, one letter at a time. They organise and encourage people to send letters to the elderly in their local communities and now have 50,000 volunteers across 70 countries – that’s quite the kindness ripple effect! If you’d like to spread