Posts Tagged ‘Kindness’

7 Ways To Celebrate Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Acts Of Kindness DayWhen was the last time you did something nice for “no reason”? We all have the ability to brighten someone’s day. To bring a smile to the face a family member, friend or even a stranger. But how often do we try?

February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. It’s a 24-hour period dedicated to encouraging people to simply be kind to each other. Here are 7 ways you can participate:


September Is National Courtesy Month

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Courtesy September is National Courtesy Month Welcome to National Courtesy Month. We’re glad you’re here.

Courtesy. Consideration. Civility. Sometimes it seems these traits just aren’t that prominent in modern society.

The basic definition of courtesy is displaying good manners and polite behavior. It’s about showing respect to others and getting along with people … even when we’re in a bad mood. Unfortunately, in today’s hectic world the simple act of civility often falls by the wayside. There was a time when it was referred to as ‘common courtesy’, but it rarely seems very common anymore.


Creating Happiness

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Happiness happypersonWe all have our own ideas about what it takes to live a happy life. A small group of researchers hope to prove that there are some specific components to personal happiness.

According to a recent scientific study that will be published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, there are five things people can do to makes their own lives happier. They include gratefulness, optimism, positivity, personal strength and kindness. Psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky explained that, according to her findings, “A large portion of happiness is in our power to change.”