“Some say we’re wired for selfishness. But what I did that night felt good—better than any self-indulgence. …Maybe we’re wired for kindness too.”
Tagged: random acts of kindness
A short and sweet story about how Heather’s decision to say “Yes” to an act of kindness was a gift to herself as well as to the strangers who helped her.
A short and sweet story about how one person on the NYC subway made two complete strangers happy.
An unexpected chance to extend a random act of kindness taught David what Thanksgiving is really about.
Dorothy was standing in line at the gas station, ready to buy a lottery ticket, when she saw an opportunity to spend her $10 on something much better.
After being publicly embarrassed, Amanda could have sunk into isolation and self-pity. But she didn’t. This is her story of turning humiliation into triumph.
One night, Cindy and her husband saw a man eating dinner alone and anonymously paid for his bill. Months later, their act of kindness returned to them.
While traveling in India, Nihar met a poor, hard-working young man with a dream. This is Nihar’s story of making that dream come true.
When Heather overheard her neighbor talking about her worries, she could have just walked on, like most people in New York would have. But she didn’t.
When Walter overhead an elderly woman struggling to buy a coat in the thrift store, he couldn’t just walk away. This was his random act of kindness.