Whose natural kindness impacts your life and how? ”I’ve had a triple helping of kindness this week from Lydia Neave – lifesaver and all round calm person when I’m fizzing!” Big thanks to Lynda Thompson for sharing this with us. More stories of kindness to brighten your day: Illustrator creates My Emotions Activity Book and […]
These stories share acts of kindness from real people in every day life. #ProjectAmplifyKindness is about changing the balance of the narrative about the world and how people behave.
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
I spotted this kind post in a local Facebook and just had to share it with Time for Kindness ⬇️ “I feel sorry for the older people in the village that can’t access Lloyds bank anymore. I am willing to offer a service to the elderly to go to the bank in town if they
“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
“As I waited for the train to visit my family during the half term break, a friendly man from NHS Lothian approached me. He was chatting with people about mental health and handing out some goodies. My daughter was feeling down about leaving her dad behind at the station, but this kind gentleman managed to
What small act of kindness have you noticed this week? Here’s one of mine ⬇️ Tris and I popped into our local pub on a Friday evening, for an end of week drink. It was quite busy and there didn’t seem to be any free seats. Then a man came over and offered us his
Scaling up kindness – exploring the connections between small acts, charity, rights and systemic change.
We love hearing about research into the power of kindness and if you’re following us we think you might too, so you might want to check out the Sussex Centre for Research on Kindness . They have an event on 28th February that sounds fascinating; “Scaling up kindness – exploring the connections between small acts,
“I hired a storage locker ready for moving house and couldn’t figure out how to open it when I arrived to drop some things off. I spotted someone else at a locker nearby and went over to ask if they could help. They happily came over and not only explained how to unlock it, but
“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