This Guy Wants New Yorkers To Share The Love. And It Works.

I have been inspired by this video to make some postcards of my own, so watch this space… 🙂

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Do you remember a time when you may have been sent a love letter? Or even last time you received a handwritten piece of mail from a real person? Probably not. Thanks to email and texting, the amount of genuine person to person mail correspondence has pretty much gone the way of the dinosaur.

But Matt Adams over at “Someone You Love” is on a mission to bring it back to life. According to his website, the project aims to “bring New Yorkers together by engaging them in positive activities in the unexpected places.” For the second installment of his three-part series, he asked New Yorkers how long it had been since they wrote someone a letter, then challenged them to change that.

Take a look at the heartwarming result.

“At one point throughout the day, it got so crowded that there weren’t enough places to sit and people…

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50 Ways to Take a Break – Self Kindness

This is brilliant! 😀

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Some lovely, simple ideas for how to take time off to center yourself at the office, at home, outdoors or wherever else you might happen to be.

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Source: Karen Horneffer-Ginter


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Nonprofit Group Turns Bus Into a Bathroom for the Homeless

This is such a lovely and clever idea – love it! 🙂

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A nonprofit group is taking a novel approach to helping the homeless in San Francisco with a new bus that allows them to take a shower.

The former public transit bus has been outfitted with two full private bathrooms and offers hot showers, clean toilets, shampoo, soap and towels free of charge. The founder of the nonprofit Lava Mae mobile shower bus said she wanted to return a sense of dignity to those living on the streets.

Group Turns Bus Into Bathroom, Provides Homeless People With Hot Showers And Sense Of Dignity

“If you’re homeless, you’re living on the streets and you’re filthy, you’re trying to improve your circumstances, but you can’t interview for a job, you can’t apply for housing and you get disconnected from your sense of humanity,” Doniece Sandoval said. “So a shower just in of itself is amazing for people.”

Lava Mae says the bus is mobile, allowing it to reach homeless people scattered throughout the city…

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One of my favourite blogs to follow is Kindness Blog.

This is from their About page, “Team Kindness Blog (Mike, Lucy and Curtis) are passionate about sharing content featuring kindness in all its varied forms. From the simplest acts of charity performed out of sight, through to the grand gestures of kindness delivered on a larger scale, we regularly publish photos, videos, true-life-stories, personal reflections, quotes and other various media which all have that one special thing in common…KINDNESS ♥”

I highly recommend that you follow them, the blog posts they share really do make you smile and help you to remember that no matter how bleak the world may seem, there really are lots of lovely people out there, committing acts of kindness every day 🙂