Acts of Kindness
9 Simple Ways to Practice Kindness
1. Open the door for someone
2. Share something
3. Help someone with their groceries
4. Really listen to someone
5. Prepare a meal and eat together
6. Clean up someone else's mess
7. Write a heartfelt card to a person you love
8. Give a hug (even to yourself)
9. Be sure to smile!
Do you know a teenager, between the ages 13-19, who has Performed a random act of kindness?
and together we will recognize their kindness!
Greater Good Science Center
"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." – Aesop
Random facts about Random Acts of kindness
Studies show that we are happier when we perform Random Acts of Kindness
There are 10,865 Raktivists (random acts of kindness activists), 14-89 years old, From 87 different countries
There is phenomenon called "Helper's High". When you perform an act of kindness your brain's reward and pleasure center lights up
Kindness decreases pain, depression, anxiety, blood pressure and stress
Seeing someone perform an act of kindness produces oxytocin, sometimes known as the "Love Hormone", which actually lowers blood pressure
For more information see randomactsofkindness.org