Advice & Self-Help | Helpful Advice

12 Ways You Can Help Your Local Food Bank

More than 34 million Americans face food insecurity. Here are some ways you can help at your local food bank.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Second Grade Essay Writing Helps Shelter Pets Find Forever Homes

Second grade students wrote essays from the perspective of dogs and one cat to help the shelter pets get adopted into forever homes.

Psychology | Psychology

Small Gestures That Show Kindness and Friendship

Small acts of kindness and friendship that help us show the people around us that we care about them.

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Mom of boy with autism holds fundraiser for school custodian

When a North Carolina custodian, didn't win a "school heroes" award, one mom thanked him for helping her son, who has autism, by raising $35,000.

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Houston hero 'Mattress Mack' offers furniture store as shelter amid winter storms: Watch his 'Good Morning America' inte

Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale is back to help the city in crisis, this time opening his enormous north Houston furniture store Gallery Furniture as a shelter for those left without power or heat from record-breaking winter storms.

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New Mom Had No Idea When She Started Talking to Complete Stranger He'd Bless Her with Shoes She's Wanted for 5 Years

She later said that she tried to refuse the generous spur-of-the-moment gift, but the kind stranger wouldn't hear of it.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Saving Sadie – 12 Tomatoes

Sadie was saved for a reason. Her first children's book will be out before the end of the year!

Pets & Animals | Animals

Mailman Befriends Adorable Dogs and Cats Who Live Along His Route

This Sao Paulo-based mailman, named Angelo Cristiano Da Silva Antunes, stops and greets the animals he meets along his daily route.

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Chain reaction of kindness spans over 900 vehicles at Brainerd Dairy Queen | wqad.com

Store Manager Tina Jensen says one man paid for the car behind him, spawning a chain of kindness that spanned nearly two and a half days, across over 900 vehicles.

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A Guy Creates a Prom Dress for His Sister After Finding Out Their Parents Couldn’t Afford One

Sometimes, when it seems that our wishes are never going to come true, a miracle happens, and we get exactly what we want. And the character featured in our article was no exception. Her parents couldn’t afford to buy or even rent her a ball gown, leaving

Pets & Animals | Animals

10-Year-Old Kid Donates His Drawings To Help Animals In Need, And Now He's Opened His Own Arts Center | Bored Panda

Good deeds don't go unnoticed. A little more than a year ago, Bored Panda published an article about 9-year-old Pavel, who donated his watercolors and drawings of animals to help stray animals and rescue shelters—the initiative was called Kind Brush.

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Grove City strangers rally around young man who changed their lives

Last year Jackie Worthy stood up for his girlfriend and lost his front teeth in the process. He had no money to fix them. Then strangers stepped in.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Family adopts neglected dog after she wandered into their home

The dog, now known as Suzy, had no chip and was malnourished and injured.

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He was bullied over his clothes. So classmates stepped in - CNN Video

A freshman in Tennessee said his first few weeks of high school were a nightmare because he was being bullied for wearing the same clothes every day. Two football players noticed and decided to help out.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Practice Loving-Kindness - Lion's Roar

Joanna Hardy teaches us the famed Buddhist practice of metta – offering love to ourselves and others.

News | News Items

Good Samaritans recognized for rescue of Libertyville woman after crash

Ten good Samaritans were recognized by Illinois State Police Wednesday for their rescue of a woman after a car crash.

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Heartfelt Connections - Sharing Meals with the Homeless

Jan Shepherd making the world a better place one person at a time. Document your own efforts using the hashtag #dosomethingheartfelt

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

We Rise by Lifting Others

What is the true power of kindness? Science shows how compassion can enhance your life.

Advice & Self-Help | Products with Integrity

Green Your Coffee Habit | NRDC

Our guide to buying greener beans, brewing with less waste, and avoiding all that packaging.

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A Camera Lost at the Bottom of the Sea Finds Its Owner, Three Years Later | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Therapy for schizophrenia

Nick has been on the street due to schizophrenia; He is a very bright and loving 40 year old with whom I have been having lunch with, twice a week for the past 3 months. Nick’s Heart  opened up and he is willing to receive professional help. Nick inher

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As Houston Flood Waters Rise, So Does the Kindness of Strangers

Almost as soon as the half-foot of water receded from the Bellaire home of Rabbi Yossi and Esty Zaklikofsky and it began to drain from the surrounding street, there were knocks on the family’s door. Neighbors came by to help clear away any damaged sheetrock and carpeting from their home.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

What One Woman Did for a Homeless Man’s Injured Dog Will Make You 'Aww'

“I just couldn’t handle the thought of her having to go without her surgery,” Laurel Lainio told 7 News Adelaide

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9-Year-Old Collects Hundreds Of Barbies For Homeless Girls Her Age

"I feel like girls in shelters should have the same as girls not in shelters."

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

The most important thing to teach your child


Psychology | Relationships

Washington Valedictorian's Secret Instagram Reveals Tear-Jerking Thoughts on Classmates - ABC News

Konner Sauve, 18, said he gave his classmates a real shock at the end of his graduation speech.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Random Acts of Kindness - Mental Health & Happiness

If today is a day where you feel that our world is more and more disconnected, angry, alienated and cruel then today would be a great day for you to spread some random acts of kindness.

News | Good News!

Generous Stranger Buys Dozens Of Roses From Vendor On Subway, Tells Her To Give Them Away

Sometimes, life is a bed of roses. In the video above, a woman is selling roses on the New York City subway for $1 a pop or $11 per dozen, when a man offers to pay $140 for the entire bunch. But he doesn’t take the flowers with him after giv...

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

64 Positive Things to Say to Kids

Encouraging Kids Eighteen years after my dad died, I can still hear him, when I get too serious saying, “Lighten up, Lissy!”  And in moments of complete self doubt and embarrassment, I bolster myself by thinking of him singing, “Oops, you […]

Family & Parenting | Kids

Toddlers With Muscle Disease Get Tiny Wheelchairs So They Can ‘Just Be One Of The Kids'

A group of college students have created a custom-sized, zippy new wheelchair for two kids who are unable to walk or crawl -- and it’s one sweet ride. Five students at Brigham Young University (BYU) developed one of the world’s smalle...

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Raising a Moral Child

The tactics are different from those used for encouraging achievement.