#Kindness

Fashion Blogger To Shave Head And Raise £30k For Little Boy With Cerebral Palsy

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A fashion blogger who lost her brother, who had a rare genetic disorder, is set to shave her head so a young boy with cerebral palsy can access potent...

Mum Of Toddler With Autism Praises Mothercare For Kind Gesture After His Favourite Shoes Sold Out

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has praised Mothercare for its kind gesture to her two-year-old son who has autism and who is lost without his favourite pair of bright pumps. S...

The Men In This Family Shaved Their Heads To Support A Loved One With Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A family has been praised for supporting their loved one with breast cancer by taking part in a mass hair shaving. Jacqueline Tomczyk, from New York, ...

Acts Of Kindness: Why Helping Strangers Is Good For You

Phillip Othen | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Kindness is not new. It wasn’t even new when the Good Samaritan stopped to help an injured man whom others had passed by. He felt compassion for a s...

5-Year-Old Learned Important Lesson About Kindness After Trying To Win Toy At Fair

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has penned a touching story about how her five-year-old learned an important lesson about kindness, after she tried to win a toy at a church fai...

Woman Aims To Write One Million Lovely Letters To Strangers Offering Them Hope

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An author and poet from Birmingham is on a mission to bring more hope to the world by writing one million letters to strangers. So far, 28-year-old Jo...

Barber Organises Birthday Surprise For 100-Year-Old Customer By Rallying The Local Community

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 29-year-old barber rallied support among his local community to give his 100-year-old customer a heartwarming birthday surprise. Graham Griffiths, ...

Being Kind To Others Helped Me Be Kind To Myself

Juliette Burton | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Juliette Burton

In this vlog for HuffPost UK, Juliette Burton discusses how feeling powerless led to her being as kind as possible to everyone. She says that aside from making her feel more empowered, it actually resulted in her being kinder to herself and saved a man's life.

Strangers On Facebook Donate Hair So Cancer Patient Can Have Long Blonde Wig

Caters | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A cancer patient has been given a heartwarming boost after complete strangers donated their hair in order to provide her with a wig during chemotherap...

The One Thing That'll Make You Happier Today (According To Science)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have discovered the key to being happier (and it doesn’t involve eating copious amounts of chocolate). A new study, published in the jour...

Widower Tells Facebook He's Feeling 'Isolated' And The Response He Gets Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A widower has been left “overwhelmed” by the kind response he’s received from strangers after writing an appeal for company on Facebook. Patrick...

Why Kindness Is Crucial

Lucy Beresford | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Beresford

In the wake of the tragic fire at Grenfell Towers, many questions have been asked about safety, fire escape procedure, fire-resistant cladding and the...

Humanity Beats Cruelty Every Time: How Committing To Kindness To Yourself Can Change The World

Anna Pinkerton | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Pinkerton

Whilst we see unpredictable and unfathomable terror around, we often wonder 'What can we do to help'. Well you are a greater change agent than you think. Cruelty is contagious, but Kindness is contagious too, SO which do you choose?

These Women Are Organising Free Holidays For Grenfell Tower Victims And Emergency Services

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Members of the public are offering free holidays to those who lost their homes in the Grenfell Tower fire, as well as members of the emergency service...

Five Tips For National Carers Week

Alison Murdoch | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK
Alison Murdoch

"Whenever possible be kind. It is always possible," says The Dalai Lama. When life is at its most unfamiliar, depressing or frightening for your family and friends, please don't back away - it's when they need you most.

Why We Should Include People

Izzy McRae | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Izzy McRae

I guess the only thing we can do is recognise that we're overly sensitive when it comes to getting excluded, and try not to take it too personally. I remind myself of all the people in my life who have gone out of their way to make me feel loved and valued.

Last Night I Went To Bed Terrified, This Morning I Woke Up Proud

Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK
Natasha Hinde

When I woke up this morning, I discovered that seven people had died and 42 were injured - some with life-threatening injuries. There aren't really any words to describe how I felt at that moment. Numb, I guess? But then something changed.

10 Acts Of Kindness And Bravery Shining Bright Through The London Bridge Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK

Horrifying scenes unfolded in the capital on Saturday night when a van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge, followed by multiple stabbings in n...

Being Nice Isn't Always Easy

Luke Cameron | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Cameron

See, we can choose to live our life two ways; helping ourselves up, or helping others up first. You might not get to the top as quickly as you had hoped by not climbing on others to get there, but when the struggle to the top gets harder, it's those very people above you, that are leaning down with a helping hand.

Look For The Helpers

Ruth Drake | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Parents
Ruth Drake

This is the message we must carry forward with us in the wake of this awful attack. As we as a family have come to know, there really is so much love and kindness in the world, sometimes you just need to open your eyes a little wider to see it.

Young People Inspire Me Each Day - Our Future Leaders

Tina McGuff | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Parents
Tina McGuff

I covered self-esteem, self-awareness, mental fitness, being non-judgmental, resilience, compassion and the power of positivity and the impact of how having all of this can help you through some challenging times in life you may or may not face.

Why I Have Cried Over The Kindness Of Strangers

Ruth Drake | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Parents
Ruth Drake

Lately I may have been guilty of focusing on negative reactions to my daughter, Elin, who has Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. Although I feel strongly that it's important for me to write about these reactions for a myriad of reasons, it's equally important for me to redress the balance.

When Money, Status And Power Don't Equal Success

Neel Dhesi | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Neel Dhesi

What isn't remembered or talked about is how much money we made, how big our house was, what car we drove, how successful we were in our career, or anything else acquired through money, status and power, and yet many of us spend a disproportionate amount of our time and effort trying to "succeed" at these things.

13 Reasons Why Kindness Counts

Melody Pourmoradi | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Melody Pourmoradi

What I am however suggesting is that in a world that is at times incubated by fear, that we do our part to spread love and light. Tiny ripples can become giant waves that dissolve the boundaries that we have unwillingly placed upon ourselves and on others. 

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