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Here are some of our favorite articles celebrating kindness all around the world!

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Generosity: To Give Without Reason

23 minutes

[ Food ]

By Dr. Lynda

Generosity can be joyously large, or it can be breathtakingly simple and personal. Today we look at Narayanan Krishnan, a man who inspires us to give for no reason other than to lift the spirits of others.
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Conspiracy of Goodness: A Movement That’s Changing our Future

15 minutes

[ Conspiracy of Goodness ]

By Dr. Lynda

Why don't we know about the awe-inspiring people who are making the world a better place? There is already a movement underway of people working towards a better collective future and you're already a part of it. This is the Conspiracy of Goodness, the movement all around us just waiting to be celebrated!
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Helping Students Find Confidence by Helping Others!

8 minutes

[ Conspiracy of Goodness ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Could there be a simple way to change the lives of young people around the world? They may be on to something at Tilden Middle School—helping their students build confidence, empathy, and kindness towards other people in just a single day. Here's how it works! (And how it can benefit you, too!) 
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Let’s Go on a Kindness Triathlon!

9 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Sam Burns

We think it's the little things that make us happier people, but what if we dedicated a day to being as kind as we could to others? It turns out the science of happiness is a little more complicated than we think...
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How the Kindness of Strangers Can Save Lives

7 minutes

[ Happiness & Hope ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

What happens when we use the kindness of strangers to catalyze life-saving daisy chain of kidney donation? Here's a reminder that compassion is still out there!
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Leon Logothetis is Proving the Kindness of Strangers is Alive and Well!

14 minutes

[ Books ]

By Dr. Lynda

Is it possible to travel the country only relying on the kindness of strangers? The person we're highlighting in this piece proves it is! Take a look at the impact this has on peoples lives and how we can all tap into the kindness all around us.
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Micro-Preemie Turns 21: A Success Story for Everyone!

15 minutes

[ Happiness & Hope ]

By Dr. Lynda

When life gets difficult there's always something we can learn and use for the rest of our lives. 21 years ago, Dr. Lynda (EWC's founder) gave birth to a 1 pound baby when she was just into the 5th month of her pregnancy. She picked up a few pearls of wisdom in the years that followed—here are 12.
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#DialogueCoffee: Why We Need More Difficult Conversations

17 minutes

[ Conspiracy of Goodness ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

The world can feel pretty divided right now, but we have a fix for you. It's a technique called #DialogueCoffee and it makes talking to someone with an opposing viewpoint on the world a little easier (and much much more rewarding). Here's the story of how it came to be!
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A Beautiful Look at the Future of Eldercare!

15 minutes

[ Conspiracy of Goodness ]

By Sam Burns

It's time to break the mold on what eldercare looks like! Where would you want to spend your golden years? How about a village complete with a bar, shopping center, and living catered to your lifestyle! This is a leap for us all!
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Alaffia: Proof that Traditions are a Global Resource We Can All Enjoy!

10 minutes

[ Conservation & Sustainability ]

By Sam Burns

Does economic prosperity always have to come at the cost of tradition? Or can tradition help us create an even better business model? Let us introduce you to Alaffia, a company that has found a way to harness centuries of knowledge to empower a new generation of skilled craftswomen.
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Ask Yourself These Three Questions and They Can Change Your Life!

17 minutes

[ Books ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

What if three questions could help us live happier lives filled with more joy and meaning? The answers to these questions have the power to change the way we interact with our loved ones, do our work, and live a more fulfilled existence together!
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Bill Gates Drinks Sewage: Introducing the Omni Processor

9 minutes

[ Business ]

By Dr. Lynda

Learn about the Omni Processor which, as Bill Gates puts it, turns "poop to potable in minutes." Learn more today on Ever Widening Circles.
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