#Kindness

The Commonality Of Kindness

Max Harvey | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Max Harvey

You'll have heard the story by now. On Sunday, an Englishman was helped out of a tight spot by a Welshman. I like to think there's a certain poetic quality to having the 'dragon' being the good guy on St George's Day, but this is not a tale of nationality, but one of sportsmanship and human kindness

Couple Leaves Waitress $400 Tip, Then Offers To Pay Off Her Student Loan

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A waitress was blown away when a couple left her an extremely generous tip, then came back to offer her financial help with her university fees and de...

Student's Sweet Birthday Gifts To Grieving Friends Who've Both Lost A Parent Leaves Everyone In Tears

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vanessa Mendoza and Norma Bates have both had a tough couple of years, having both lost one of their parents. In May 2015, Bates’ mum died from canc...

The Invasion Of The Baby Bumps

Sharron Phillips | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sharron Phillips

I was having problems following a miscarriage and watching those pregnant bellies was an ice pick to my heart. I kept my head down, making little eye contact. I sat silent tears falling onto my lap.

Grandad Secretly Raises Kittens From His Garden Shed Against Wife's Wishes

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An 85-year-old man is melting hearts everywhere after his deepest, darkest (and most adorable) secret was exposed. Unbeknown to his wife, animal-lover...

Touching Moment Kind Half-Marathon Runners Help Exhausted Woman Finish Race

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The touching moment three half-marathon runners helped another runner cross the finishing line has been captured on film. Bryan Crnkovic was running t...

E Is For Ed (An A-Z Index Of Bad Dates, Exes & Aubergine Emojis)

Stephen Bailey | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I've been away from the ol' bloggage for a couple of weeks now. My anxiety (see previous posts) has been through the roof. Some days it has taken me u...

Kind-Hearted Stranger Pays For Elderly Woman's Shopping After Her Card Was Declined

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A good samaritan has been applauded by people around the world for paying for an elderly woman’s shopping when her card was declined. Ryan O’Donne...

Kindness Conquers All!

Lisa Palmer | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Palmer

When I ask new clients what they want in a partner, most of them say they want someone who's loyal, romantic, intelligent and cultured. These are all worthy attributes that are great to have - but actually, the key to a happy, long lasting relationship is kindness.

Random Acts Of Kindness Day, Or Week, Or Whatever...No Thanks

Alex Muller-Nicholson | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alex Muller-Nicholson

Having an allotted window in which we're meant to up our kindness efforts only makes us look at ourselves in a negative light and consider that we're 'not kind enough' already. It might not be said out loud, but it's implied. Surely we don't need another thing to criticise ourselves for?

National Kindness Day: 14 Small Gestures That Will Make Someone's Day

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Nowadays it’s so easy to get caught up in our own problems or glued to the news clutching our hair and shielding our eyes, that this year’s Nation...

Do We Really Need Children's Mental Health Week?

Hayley Saunt | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK Parents
Hayley Saunt

Last week was #TimetoTalk Day. Mental Health Awareness Week is in May. In the autumn it's World Mental Health Day. Last year at school we used #WMHDay as an opportunity to raise money for mental health charities, talk about mental health and run a mindfulness taster session

Don't Go It Alone

Sheila Redfern | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Parents
Sheila Redfern

A problem shared is a problem halved. So goes the old adage. So why do so many of us find it so very difficult to confide in others about our difficulties? To tell other people that we might be feeling depressed, anxious, or even suicidal?

Finding The Time For Kindness

Catherine Roche | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Parents
Catherine Roche

Lives today just seem so busy - so many pressures, so many draws on our time. And in the midst of all this, the very idea of how to go about supporting your child's mental health through a challenging time can sound daunting.

Don't Take This Lying Down. No Man Is Worth That - Least Of All This POTUS

Soraya Moeng | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK
Soraya Moeng

There is no point trying to shield children from such derogatory and demeaning language and hate-filled invective - not when the leader of the free world thinks it's acceptable and it's therefore reported on every media outlet possible.

Guy Invites 89-Year-Old Neighbour To Live With Him, They Become Best Friends

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 31-year-old has struck up an unlikely friendship with his 89-year-old neighbour after inviting her to move in with him. Actor Chris Salvatore has li...

I Used To Want To Be Famous

Stephen Bailey | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I just got back from the local pub quiz with my friend Hannah and we came sixth!! That never happens to me - we won a vinyl that cost the quiz master 50p (they left the price on) and we also won a packet of ginger nut biscuits (which has been torture as I am doing the 5:2 diet and today is a two day, which means NO GINGER NUTS).

Where Trump's Parents Went Wrong

Toni Hargis | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Parents
Toni Hargis

Doesn't the phrase 'choose your battles' come to mind? You know, the one we use when dealing with tantrum-throwing toddlers and teenagers. His parents obviously forgot to drum that one into Donnie's little skull, and thus, my list of parenting misses committed by Mr. and Mrs.Trump - 

New Year, New You (Or Is It Me?)

Luke Cameron | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Cameron

The start of a new year is always one to reflect on what was. We are all guilty of spending the holidays celebrating the end of the year, eating way t...

Heroic 'Just Eat' Driver Delivers Lovely Surprise To Sick Customer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A Just Eat delivery driver went above and beyond to deliver much-needed medication to a sick customer over the holidays. The customer had ordered food...

Empathy: What Our Dysfunctional World Needs

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adnan Al-Daini

It is argued that empathy cannot be taught but could happen through our positive non-judgemental interaction with others. We need to listen and to imagine what it is like to be the other. It is always easier to interact with others if they belong to our group, and hence it is easy to empathise with them as they experience sufferings and hardships through life.

Appeal To Find Kind Stranger Who Bought Christmas Gifts For Woman Whose Card Declined

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman is appealing to find the generous stranger who paid for her Christmas shopping when her card was declined. Jemma was in Lush at the Trafford C...

Son Takes Mum On 20 Trips For The 20 Years She Spent Caring For His Dad

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An appreciative son has taken his mum on 20 adventures to thank her for the 20 years she spent caring for his father. Barton Brooks, 45, and his part...

Thoughtful Note Left On Parked Car Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing grinds our gears more than returning to the car only to find someone has parked super close, making it almost impossible to drive away. So wh...

Superficial

Stephen Bailey | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

Superficial is not just the name of Heidi Montag's flop debut single from 2010, but I've been wondering if this is something we are all inadvertently ...