Category Archives: random acts of kindness

The science of kindness: Did you know that engaging in acts of altruism and kindness can increase the production of the chemicals oxytocin and serotonin in your body? This increase can lead to greater self-esteem and feelings of optimism and happiness. It can also reduce levels of stress, anxiety, and depression.  In other words, the kinder you are to others, the happier

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Thanks for a Great RAK Week!

Thanks to everyone who came to our Kindness Festival on Saturday, February 8, and to everyone who participated in Random Acts of Kindness Week. Our festival featured “Pickles,” the one-eyed pirate kitty from Cat’s Cradle. Kids also had fun making Kindness Clocks with Miss Marcia. For Random Acts of Kindness Week, we teamed with Mary Baldwin College to perform Random

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Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week, Feb. 14 -20!

“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it!” -George Elliston; news reporter, poetA simple act of kindness can: bring two people together in spontaneous goodwill create a smile that can go ’round the world increase someone else’s happiness as well as your own ignite a small flame of positive thinking Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week from Feb.

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Random Acts of Kindness in the Snow

As Washington digs out from one of our harshest snowstorms on record, we are emerging from our white cocoons to hear of almost the entire metro region paralyzed and shut down, more than a hundred thousand homes without power, major highways and roadways impassable because of icy conditions, accidents, and downed trees and power lines. Oh, and, another near-blizzard on

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