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Personal Kindness

Personal Kindness

Acting with generosity altruism, compassion, cooperation, forgiveness, empathy, and gratitude consistently results in better relationships, a more satisfying career, and a longer, happier, and healthier life.

– Doug Carnine, “Author of How Love Wins: The Power of Mindful Kindness”


Communication guides many aspects of kindness.

This section includes resources for communicating empathy and kindness.


Meaningful friendships are cultivated by mindful actions.

This section covers mindful listening, reliability, setting and honoring boundaries, and bringing integrity to your friendships.

Intimate Partners

Cultivate lasting intimate partnerships through mindful kindness.

This section describes traits of partners in lasting relationships and how to enhance intimacy through kindness and emotional generosity.


Meditation increases awareness of the present moment, reduces stress, promotes relaxation, and enhances personal and spiritual growth.

This section includes information about different types of meditation.

Mindful Kindness

What is the difference between being mindful and being kind?

This section presents an explanation of mindful kindness. The state of mindfulness allows us to act with kindness. Acting with kindness consistently over time leads to more happiness, better health, stronger, long lasting relationships and greater longevity.


Parenting skills support every child’s fundamental needs.

This section provides information about parenting practices that foster stability for kids, an overview of the growth stages of children, and kind parenting habits and core values.


Self-exploration, self-inventory, self-gratitude are all forms of self-care.

This section describes self-care practices including mindfulness, meditation, and optimizing health through nutrition and exercise.

Submit an Act of Kindness

We’re hoping to record 100,000 acts of kindness in 2019. If you performed or witnessed an act of kindness, please submit it here