The Daily Kindness Digest #675

 

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 “I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strengths.” ~ Anonymous

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Bet on yourself regardless of the myriad of mistakes you’ve made alone the way. Your past doesn’t need to determine your future, only you can do that.

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Today I am tolerant. Not everything can be completed with a touch of a button.

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A heartwarming compilation of soldiers returning home.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #674

 

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 “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” ~ Samuel Jackson

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Practice patience. Whether it’s getting out of the train, holding a door open, listening or with yourself. Patience is a virtue with unlimited benefits.

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Today I am patient with myself and others. There is something to learn when we allow ourselves to slow down.

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Social experiment inspires a great act of kindness.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #673

 

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 “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney

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Step out of your comfort zone and engage in conversation with one person today you would normally overlook.

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Today my curiosity allows me to open up in a beautiful way.

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Adorable video of toddler hugging strangers at the airport.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #672

 

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 “There is more pleasure in being loving than in being beloved.” ~ Thomas Fuller

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Make an effort to see people for who they are not just what they can do for you.

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Today I am loving. Everyone deserves love.

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Blind man sees his wife for the first time.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #671

 

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 “A positive attitude from you tends to produce a positive attitude toward you.” ~ Deborah Day

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Tell your parents how much you love them. Whether they’re alive or have passed – honoring our parents never ends.

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Today I understand that I am where I am because of the love others have given me.

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Orly Wahba asks you to tell us who your Life Vest is.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #670

 

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 “Success is no accident. It is hard work perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” ~ Pele

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Call or pay a visit to an elderly person in your life. It’s not a chore, it’s a privilege – remember it!

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Today I am a student. I thirst to learn from all those around me.

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How to learn and master a new skill quickly.

The Kindness Flash #31

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This month’s theme: GRIT & DETERMINATION – the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.


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Reflections on Grit & Determination: by Orly Wahba

As I was browsing through quotes focused on the concept of determination, one stood out. “A great book begins with an idea; a great life, with a determination.” ~Louis L’Amour. So why does determination lead to a great life. For that matter, what does a great life mean? Read More >>


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Resilience and Grit: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

The ability to bounce back from adversity and keep going when things get tough are just two of the traits of highly successful individuals. These traits are more commonly known as grit and resilience.


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“Every great story happened when someone decided not to give up.”
~ Spryte Loriano

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This month, determine a goal that you have not given yourself the time to achieve and make it a priority. Be tenacious, consistent and determined and make your dream a reality.

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True or False? The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. ~Napoleon Bonaparte
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#iChooseHope is the first short film in the @iChooseSeries (instagram & Facebook) we’re producing. The film is about one man’s triumphant victory over his opioid addiction.
 

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

In her instant, multi-month New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).


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After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after? Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat’s poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall―that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear?


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Reflections on Grit & Determination

by Orly Wahba

As I was browsing through quotes focused on the concept of determination, one stood out.
“A great book begins with an idea; a great life, with a determination.” ~Louis L’Amour

So why does determination lead to a great life. For that matter, what does a great life mean? For me, a great life is a life of purpose, one that leaves a mark, makes an impact and influences for the good. The extent of that impact can be determined in many ways. You don’t need to be a famous allstar to lead a life of purpose. Each of us create impact whether we think so or not. Impact is oftentimes associated with quantity, but I disagree. A person can lead a quiet life and still impact great change. A life of meaning is less about what we do but rather who we are, how we engage in the world, how we see people.

So why does determination lead to a great life?
I think it’s based on the simple fact that when we are determined to leave our mark, to leave this world a bit better than how we entered – we are bound to stir up positivity around us. So long as one is determined – they will likely make choices that inspire, empower and motivate others to lead a life of purpose.

Why is it that we are touched when we hear the story of someone who overcame through nothing more than conviction, determination and grit? Because it ignites that part within ourselves that started out with that same determination but may have lost it somewhere along the way. It reminds us of what we can be, of what is possible if we simply believe in ourselves. The stories of the underdog are the most hailed and cherished because we see a glimmer of ourselves in that underdog. We’ve all been there at some point or another. When an underdog is thrown against the wall, he doesn’t hear the chants and support of the crowd, oftentimes he is alone and faced with a choice; give up or keep at it. We only know truly recognize an underdog once he has made it, once that determination, grit and passion have shot him to the top.

My hope for each of us is to keep our eyes peeled for the underdog in our lives and cheer them on. We don’t need to wait for someone to pass undertold tests to show our support. Instead let’s be a part of helping him rise to the top.

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The Daily Kindness Digest #669

 

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 “Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” ~ Albert Camus

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Support a local charity or a friend that is starting off on a new venture. It isn’t about how much you give, but rather showing that you believe in something that others hold dear.

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Today I am generous with my money and with my time.

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A one minute video to get you pumped up for this year’s Dance for Kindness event!
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #668

 

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 “Brave men go forward not expecting to return.” ~ Bona

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Make that call. The one you’ve been putting off. Whether it’s work-related or personal, take the time to be honest and connect with that someone in your life you’ve been avoiding.

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Today I am brave. There’s no day like today.

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A great song promoting self-empowerment.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #667

 

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 “I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.” ~ Gerald Jampolsky

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Take the time to clean up around your house, your school or dorm room. Kindness is found oftentimes in the simplest of gestures.

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Today I recognize that a clean space leads to a clear mind.

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This man cleans thousands of pounds of trash from Mumbai’s beaches.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #666

 

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 “I feel beautiful when I’m at peace with myself.” ~ Elle MacPherson

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Quiet the mind. Take some time with yourself. In the silences we tend to find resolution.

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Today I am still. Clarity can be found without actually looking for it.

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This Ted Talk discusses why silence is a gift.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #665

 

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 “Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.” ~ Marian Wright Edelman

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Prepare a meal for a friend or family member. Not a great cook? Use it as a time to cook together.

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Today I am considerate. I love to make others feel loved.

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See how some New Yorkers remembered 9/11 this year by packing meals for the homeless.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #664

 

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 “The way to bring about change is to be proactive and active.” ~ Octavia Spencer

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Engage in a fun hands-on kindness activity. Prepare a food package and gift it to someone in need in your community.

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Today I am proactive. I find a need and fill it.

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A simple invitation to a child’s birthday party brings a mom to tears.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #663

 

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 “Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” ~ Shiv Khera

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Plan a family gathering. No need for bells and whistles – just being together does the trick.

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Today I exude warmth in action and intention.

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Check out our Dance for Kindness 2018 promo video. It’s a great opportunity to get together with others and unite under the banner of kindness!
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #662

 

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 “Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it all into words is all that is necessary.” ~ Margaret Cousins

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Surprise a friend with a small token of appreciation. It’s not the value of the gift, it’s the knowledge that someone is thinking of you.

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Today I am thoughtful. I don’t wait to receive, I seek opportunities to give.

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Watch how these best friends react to a surprise reunion!
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #661

 

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 “The past beats inside me like a second heart.” ~ John Banville

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Reach out to an old friend and reminisce about a time you both shared together. Memories can recreate special moments and set the path for new ones.

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Today I cherish and I am cherished.

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An animated essay about why old friends matter.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #660

 

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 “Giving is the master key to success in all applications of human life.” ~ Bryant McGill

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Treat the person in line behind you to a coffee today. It will be money well spent!

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Today I am giving, not because I need to, because I want to.

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A man paid for someone else’s coffee and ended up saving a life.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #659

 

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 “What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” ~ Aristotle

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Find a local organization that is looking for volunteers. This is a great way to do something good for the community and maybe even make new friends.

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Today I GIVE! I take the time to help those in my community.

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A light-hearted clip from Pixar’s Up about volunteering.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #658

 

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 “For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned.” ~ Anonymous

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Use today to begin organizing something in your house. Today’s a great day to begin sorting through that junk drawer or cleaning out your closet. You’ll feel great about what you accomplished!

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Today I can accomplish ANYTHING! I will get out of my own way and just do it!

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An episode of Ellen where she meets with an organizing Guru.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #657

 

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 “Take care, be kind, be considerate of other people and other species, and loving.” ~ John Lithgow

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Bring in someone’s trash cans from the street. Even moving them up closer to their house can not only help that person but keep the street clear. Your neighbors will be grateful!

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Today I am considerate. I do something nice for someone else.

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Life Vest Inside’s newest Dance for Kindness 2017 release
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #656

 

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 “Self-empowerment is seeking the solution rather than fixating on the problem.” Coach Bobbi

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Put a little extra time into something you are working on today. Spending five more minutes on a project or task can go a long way toward helping you feel accomplished.

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Today I am EMPOWERED! I know that with a little hard work I can do whatever I set my mind to.

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Check out last week’s episode of the Kindness Kickoff with Orly.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #655

 

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 “Everyday brings new choices.” ~ Martha Beck

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Take a breath. Don’t rush into your decision instead pause for a moment and consider your best path forward.

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Today I am confident. I know that each choice I make will propel me in a positive direction.

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A great Ted Talk about the skill of self-confidence.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #654

 

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 “There’s no fear when you’re having fun.” ~ Will Thomas

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Let loose a bit and allow your carefree easy-going side to shine through. Don’t make any plans and see where the day takes you.

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Today I am spontaneous. I allow myself to be carefree and easy going.

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A great compilation video of acts of kindness that will make you smile.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #653

 

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 “The opposite of bravery is not cowardice, it’s conformity.” ~ Robert Anthony

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Stand up for a person who cannot stand up for themselves. Don’t just stand by if you witness bullying, be a vehicle for positive change.

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Today I am brave. I do not shy away from what I believe is right.

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A great song that inspires us all to be Brave.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #652

 

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 “It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine.” ~ Byron Katie

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Today be yourself. Be proud of who you are and what you bring to this world!

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Today I am ME! I celebrate who I am.

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Audioslave song reminding us all to be ourselves.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #651

 

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 “What I’ve learned is that being vulnerable to someone you love is not a weakness, it’s a strength.” ~ Elisabeth Shue

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Share your sunshine with all those who cross your path today. Today is the perfect day to brighten someone else’s day.

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Today I am vulnerable. I don’t hold back and share myself with others.

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A Ted Talk about the Power of Vulnerability.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #650

 

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 “Most of us make assumptions about how someone will relate to us, and they are often unfounded.” ~ Michele Jennae

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Give someone the benefit of the doubt. Don’t assume the worst and be willing to hear them out.

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Today I am strong. I stand up for what I believe in.

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The secret of becoming a strong person mentally.

The Kindness Flash #30

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This month’s theme: GRATITUDE – turning what we have into enough.


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Reflections on Gratitude: by Orly Wahba

I can’t think of a more appropriate theme for this month than gratitude. Especially coming off of a month of endurance, it’s fitting that gratitude should follow suit because after we put our heart on the line, after we push forward with all we have – we get to reap the benefits by experiencing gratitude in the purest and most powerful form. Read More >>


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Is Gratitude Good for Your Health? by Summer Allen

The jury’s still out, but preliminary research suggests that grateful people may have better sleep, healthier hearts, and fewer aches and pains.


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“Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity… it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”
~ Melody Beattie

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Start a “Gratitude Journal.” Write down up to five things for which you feel grateful. The physical record is important—don’t just do this exercise in your head. The things you list can be relatively small in importance (“The tasty sandwich I had for lunch today.”) or relatively large (“My sister gave birth to a healthy baby boy.”). The goal of the exercise is to remember a good event, experience, person, or thing in your life—then enjoy the good emotions that come with it.

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An emotion I am grateful for is… Share.

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Be grateful for the relationships that come into our lives for a reason or a season. Each one is beautiful and full of purpose. Embrace them and show them your gratitude.
 

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Teacher Whitney Cole at Oak Ridge Elementary School in Sacramento knows how powerful gratitude can be, so she has her sixth grade students keep a gratitude journal that is impacting her students beyond the classroom.
 

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The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life by Janice Kaplan

The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life by Janice Kaplan

On New Year’s Eve, journalist and former Parade editor in chief Janice Kaplan makes a promise to be grateful and look on the bright side of whatever happens. She realizes that how she feels over the next twelve months will have less to do with the events that occur than with her own attitude and perspective. Getting advice at every turn from psychologists, academics, doctors, and philosophers, she brings readers on a smart and witty journey to discover the value of appreciating what you have.

Relying on both amusing personal experiences and extensive research, Kaplan explores how gratitude can transform every aspect of life including marriage and friendship, money and ambition, and health and fitness. She learns how appreciating your spouse changes the neurons of your brain and why saying thanks helps CEOs succeed. Through extensive interviews with experts and lively conversations with real people, including celebrities like Matt Damon, Daniel Craig, and Jerry Seinfeld, Kaplan discovers the role of gratitude in everything from our sense of fulfillment to our children’s happiness.

With warmth, humor, and appealing insight, Kaplan’s journey will empower readers to think positively and start living their own best year ever.


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The Things I’m Grateful For…” by Arnie Lightning

Gratitude and appreciation can make life wonderful. These cute short stories are excellent for teaching your little one about being thankful for the things they have. Each story is beautifully crafted with morals and lessons about gratitude and includes just for fun activities!


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Reflections on Gratitude

by Orly Wahba

I can’t think of a more appropriate theme for this month than gratitude. Especially coming off of a month of endurance, it’s fitting that gratitude should follow suit because after we put our heart on the line, after we push forward with all we have – we get to reap the benefits by experiencing gratitude in the purest and most powerful form.

Last month, I shared that I was setting out on my very own endurance exercise. Over the course of 40 days I headed to the Western Wall (Kotel) to pray for something that I wanted to call into my life. Each day, after praying, I created a FB LIVE video on my personal page sharing my experience and proclaiming to the world what I am calling into my life. I never expected what came next!

People from across the globe from various cultures and religions began reaching out sending me their names and the things they would like me to pray for. Hundreds of messages have been pouring in daily and my list of names has grown to over 500 strong!

My time at the Western Wall has been incredible and on September 5th I celebrated my 40th day in gratitude! This journey has truly been a transformative experience and made myself and hundreds of others connect in an entirely new way. But more than anything it provided me with a daily opportunity to pause and give thanks to what I do have, because only once we truly feel gratitude can we be ready to receive what the world has in store for us.

As my 40th day approached, and the month of gratitude was around the corner, I realized that there was yet another exciting opportunity. I shared that I would be at the Western Wall on my 40th day to celebrate with a gratitude party and I asked over a thousand people who were following the story to create their very own gratitude parties. Some people managed to celebrate with me in person and others gathered a few friends and family members to proclaim what they are grateful for.

This 40 day endurance exercise prepared me to realize that it wasn’t about what I was calling into my life as much as it was about giving voice to the things that I already have in my life. Gratitude isn’t something we should wait to share when some miraculous thing happens, it’s something that is in existence every day and every moment in every situation – it just depends on the lens we choose to view the world and the things it naturally provides us with. So get out there and don’t wait to show gratitude – yell it from the rooftops!

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The Daily Kindness Digest #649

 

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 “Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.” ~ Bernie Siegel

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Take someone under your wing and show them the ropes. A neighbor, student, colleague, family member or friend. We rise by lifting.

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Today I am a protector. I seek ways I can give a sense of safety and security to those in my circle.

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A compilation video of real life protectors and heroes.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #648

 

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 “Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” ~ Unknown

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Apologize. Let go of pride, ego and all the other excuses we give ourselves for not choosing being kind over being right.

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Today I practice humility. It begins with the I see myself and takes form in the way I see others.

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Watch as this bully apologizes to the victim 15 years later. (Please be aware this video discusses tough issues and viewer discretion is advised.)
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #647

 

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 “A gentleman is someone who does not what he wants to do, but what he should do.” ~ Haruki Murakami

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Practice politeness in speak and action. Be mindful of the words you say and how those are heard.

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Today I choose kindness; in both words and deeds.

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A lesson about why we should still value politeness.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #646

 

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 “Sometimes you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.” ~ Yvonne Woon.

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Take 5 minutes today in silence; cut off from technology and those around you. Silence leads to reflection. Reflection leads to introspection which leads to a better, more confident and stronger YOU.

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Today I am pensive. I contemplate where I want to go and who I want to be.

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Paul Miller shares what he has learned after spending a year without using technology.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #645

 

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 “There is no love without forgiveness, there is no forgiveness without love.” ~ Bryant H. McGill

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Take one step today towards forgiveness. This is no simple task, but it begins with letting go of the hurt. We can’t change the past, but we can learn for the future. Holding onto anger, only destroys us from the inside out.

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Today I am reborn. I release the pain of yesterday – it no longer serves me.

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A Ted Talk about the true power of forgiveness.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #644

 

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 “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

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Reach out to a friend or family member that you haven’t spoken to recently. It feels great to reconnect with someone who is important to you.

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Today I LOVE. I share this love with all those around me!

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A video highlighting 7 real-life heroes.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #643

 

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 “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” ~ Seneca

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Make today a day of new beginnings. Have you been thinking about making a change? Today is the day to take that first step.

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Today I am capable of ANYTHING! I won’t let anything hold me back.

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Officer adopts baby from opioid addicted mother who asks for help.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #642

 

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 “When you think positive, good things happen.” ~ Matt Kemp

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Go out of your way today to smile! It not only will make your day positive but it’ll brighten someone else’s as well.

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Today I am positive. I see the bright side of every situation.

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After being hit by a bully a young boy refuses to fight back because it is not the “Jedi way”.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #641

 

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 “Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.” ~ Mary Martin

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Check in with your local school to see if they have any needs. Teachers are always in need of supplies and providing these items helps in a big way.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I am thoughtful and considerate of the needs of others.

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High School quarterback helps a special needs girl who was being bullied.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #640

 

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 “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Celebrate life. Organize a get together for no specific reason but to simply show gratitude for the wonderful life you are living.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I celebrate life; the good, the bad and everything in between.

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A group of people spend their time giving out free hugs!
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #639

 

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 “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” ~ Jim Rohn

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Be honest today; with yourself and with the people around you! It’s just as important to be true to yourself as it is to be true to others.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I am unbreakable and unshakeable. Fear has no business in my heart.

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A great song to pump you up and help you to feel your true worth!
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #638

 

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 “If we really want to learn how to love we must learn how to forgive.” ~ Mother Teresa

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Forgive Yourself! We all make mistakes; we all fall short sometimes, but if you harp on errors of judgement you’ve made, you won’t allow yourself to get up and take a step towards making things right. YOU are not your mistakes – YOU are better than that!

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I make no apologies for who I am. We can always grow, but I am proud of the person I am today.

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A classic song about The Heart of the Matter.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #637

 

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 “A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.” ~ Irish Proverb

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Reach out to a friend you haven’t spoken to in a while. Time and distance should never be an excuse to talk ourselves out of connecting.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I am courageous. I believe in what can be as opposed to what is.

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A simple video showing the sheer joy of meeting your internet best friend.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #636

 

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 “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but in building the new.” ~ Socrates

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Make an important introduction for someone. Remember, we rise by lifting others.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I am resourceful. I use all the skills and connections in my storehouse to bring about change.

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Ted Talk that explains how we can reconsider what we know about networking.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #635

 

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 “Surviving is important, thriving is elegant.” Maya Angelou

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Decide to lend your skills to someone or some cause that can benefit. We only truly own what we give to others.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I don’t simply survive, I thrive.

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A powerful song about rising up and facing challenges head-on.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #634

 

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 “I didn’t come this far, to only come this far.” ~ Fearless Motivation

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Quiet the negative words in your mind giving you a myriad of excuses as to why you can’t achieve something. When you don’t play your best, you don’t serve the world

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I get up. I try even though I can fail.

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I didn’t come this far, to only come this far.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #633

 

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 “Words are powerful. They can create or they can destroy. So choose your words wisely.” ~ Unknown

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Words transform! Speak words of hope, love, and life to someone you encounter who is lacking the zest for life.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I protect my greatest and most powerful vessel – my mouth!

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Understanding how powerful the words “I am” truly are.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #632

 

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 “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Be someone’s cheerleader. Acknowledge a job well done by a co-worker, friend, employee or family member.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I appreciate the simply things. Perfection can be found in the imperfections.

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Appreciating the little things in life.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #631

 

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 “We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give.” ~ Winston S. Churchill

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Surprise a friend with a meaningful gift. It’s not about its value, but rather how it’s valued.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I give from abundance, love, respect, and admiration.

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Why we should give without reason.
 

The Daily Kindness Digest #630

 

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“Life is either a dare adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller

act of kindness of the dayAct of Kindness

Do something adventurous today. Take a risk, try something new, and simply enjoy life.

positive affirmation of the dayPositive Affirmation

Today I live life in the here and now.

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Life’s way to short to not live your bucket list.