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The Kindness of Strangers

The Kindness of Strangers | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
The kindness of strangers. It's overwhelming. I'm seeing it in all the photos from the marathon, and hearing about it from friends back home, and I'm feeling it here in Paris.
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Valley Voice: Anonymous kindness is the very best kind - The Desert Sun

Valley Voice: Anonymous kindness is the very best kind - The Desert Sun | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Valley Voice: Anonymous kindness is the very best kind
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Let's call her Flo. I'm not using her real name for reasons that will become apparent as you read this.
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10 Touching Acts of Kindness at Boston Marathon

10 Touching Acts of Kindness at Boston Marathon | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
In the 24 hours since the Boston Marathon bombings, amazing stories of kindness have also emerged. From the first responders who ran fearlessly toward the smoke to the Bostonian...
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Overwhelming kindness follows Boston Marathon blast

Overwhelming kindness follows Boston Marathon blast | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Some acts of decency grew out of a terrible event.
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Winnie Views: Kindness of Strangers

Winnie Views: Kindness of Strangers | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Today's A-to-Z Challenge letter is K for Kindness. Living in a large metro suburban area filled with busy expressways, and crowded shopping malls, it seems most people here live “hyper-active” lives. If you don't have your kid ...
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Family continues to search Wheat Ridge for missing woman, LeAnn Annie Meyer

Family continues to search Wheat Ridge for missing woman, LeAnn Annie Meyer | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
The family of a woman who disappeared more than two months ago says they are not giving up on finding her.
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Little acts of kindness | macarisms

Little acts of kindness | macarisms | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
kindness Little acts of kindness may not seem like much, but they can go a long way and have a lasting impact. They bless the recipient and that's good enough. But sometimes they can become contagious.
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Kindness Breeds More Kindness, Study Shows | Wired Science | Wired.com

Kindness Breeds More Kindness, Study Shows | Wired Science | Wired.com | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
In findings sure to gladden the heart of anyone who's ever wondered whether tiny acts of kindness have larger consequences, researchers have shown that (RT @eqjosh: How many people are affected by 1 act of generosity?
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If you die, Google’s got you covered.

If you die, Google’s got you covered. | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
There’s been a lot of talk recently about what happens/should happen to your social media accounts when you die. While some services are offering virtual time capsules to be released at the t...
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YouTube Awards Video for Good: The Best NonProfit Videos for Social Cause

YouTube Awards Video for Good: The Best NonProfit Videos for Social Cause | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
YouTube takes a regular pasting for a lot of its content but there's no denying that it's also an incredibly powerful platform for encouraging social awareness.
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The Happiest People Pursue the Most Difficult Problems

The Happiest People Pursue the Most Difficult Problems | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
They're a reminder that mastery, membership, and meaning are the best motivators.
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Real help from a virtual world - Christian Science Monitor

Real help from a virtual world - Christian Science Monitor | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
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Real help from a virtual world
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She's a fictional character (see image, below) in the game Half the Sky, launched by journalist and organization cofounder Nicholas Kristof in early March.
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Organized Acts of Kindness

Organized Acts of Kindness | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
I came to see that some kindnesses are easy. But that doesn't diminish their value. When we take the time to do kind things, our acts can have a powerful effect, not just on the world, but on ourselves.
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Why Does Kindness Go Viral? - Huffington Post

Why Does Kindness Go Viral? - Huffington Post | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Why Does Kindness Go Viral? Huffington Post More recently, NBC News Correspondent Ann Curry sent out a message via Twitter asking people to join her in performing 26 acts of kindness -- one for each of the children and teachers lost in the Newtown...
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Random Acts of Kindness

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This is an unplanned, off-the-cuff blog post. Last night there were two explosions in Boston, Massachusetts at the end of the annual Marathon.  These were people who have trained for months, most o...
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Love letters and kindness may improve mental health

Love letters and kindness may improve mental health | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Can love letters to strangers be good for your mental health?

Via Jane Young
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Medical Care, Aided by the Crowd - New York Times

Medical Care, Aided by the Crowd - New York Times | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
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TWO years ago, Chase Adam, a Peace Corps volunteer in Costa Rica, was riding a bus through a town called Watsi, when a woman got on board asking for money.
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How hope can help you heal

How hope can help you heal | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Hope isn't tangible, easily measurable or available in pill form. That may be why we have such a tough time believing in its healing properties.
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11 Educational Games for Social Good |games-based-learning blog

11 Educational Games for Social Good |games-based-learning blog | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it

By Paul Ladley

 

"A study from the School of Education at Mills College in California has analysed the link between teenagers' gaming behaviour and their civic engagement offline.  The study aimed to discover whether teenagers with more ‘civic gaming experience’ were more likely to engage in real-world activities such as participating in a demonstration and giving or raising money for charity.  ‘Civic games’ include games that allow players to help other players and those that explore social or ethical issues."


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Sailing your team through rough waters

Sailing your team through rough waters | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
A team is a living organism, each one unique from the rest. Each made up of different people. Of different nationalities, backgrounds and experiences.No truer does this apply than in my region –
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Big Data Can Help Prevent Conflicts

Big Data Can Help Prevent Conflicts | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Some of the same social media analyses that have helped Google and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spot warning signs of a flu outbreak could be used to detect th...
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Mentally ill man 'dumped' by Nevada has happy reunion with daughter - The Sacramento Bee

Mentally ill man 'dumped' by Nevada has happy reunion with daughter - The Sacramento Bee | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Shotzy Faith Harrison cradled her father's face for the first time in years Thursday afternoon, staring into eyes that were large and hazel and misty, very much like her own.
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Good News Beats Bad on Social Networks - New York Times

Good News Beats Bad on Social Networks - New York Times | Hope and Kindness | Scoop.it
Good News Beats Bad on Social Networks
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... neuroscientists and psychologists have found that good news can spread faster and farther than disasters and sob stories.
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