What is Kindness?

Kindness is a gift from the heart and is a way of being and doing that leads to a happy life. Kindness is love in action and is for the joy of giving.

Kindness can be a smile.
Kindness can be doing something for others because you know it will make them smile.
Kindness can be showing up when someone is in crisis.
Kindness can be giving away something you care about to someone who would treasure it.
Kindness can be taking the time to listen.
Kindness can be taking responsibility for your actions, apologizing when you have done something that has harmed someone.
Kindness can be the willingness to see a different point of view.
Kindness can be allowing people to be where they are, even if it isn’t where you think they should be.
Kindness is compassion in action. Showing you care.
Kindness is visiting people when they are sick.
Kindness can be having the courage to have a hard conversation in a loving and constructive way.
Kindness can be believing in someone when they don’t yet believe in themselves.
Kindness can be being generous, with money or time.