World Kindness Day, Monday, November 13th
World Kindness Day on Monday! Celebrating the Power of Kindness
World Kindness Day is celebrated in over 28 countries around the world.
World Kindness Day is celebrated on November 13th each year to promote the importance of being kind to each other, to ourselves, and to the world. It is a day to remind ourselves that kindness is a powerful force that can make a real difference in people's lives.
The World Kindness Movement was founded in 1997 by a group of kindness organizations from around the world. Their goal was to create a global movement to promote kindness and understanding. World Kindness Day was first celebrated in 1998, and it has since grown to become a global phenomenon.
People of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures come together on this day to celebrate the power of kindness.
Kindness is important because it makes the world a better place. When we are kind to others, we make them feel valued and respected. We also create a more positive and supportive environment for everyone.
Kindness is also good for our own health and well-being. Studies have shown that people who are kind to others are happier and healthier than those who are not. Kindness can reduce stress, boost our immune system, and even help us live longer.
There are many ways to celebrate World Kindness Day. Here are a few ideas:
- Be kind to others. Do something nice for someone else, such as holding the door open for them, letting them go ahead of you in line, or giving them a compliment.
- Volunteer your time to a cause you care about. Helping others is a great way to show kindness and make a difference in the world.
- Spread the word about World Kindness Day. Encourage your friends and family to celebrate this special day.
- Write a thank-you note to someone.
- Donate to a charity or volunteer your time to a cause you care about.
- Buy a coffee or lunch for someone in need.
- Hold the door open for someone.
- Let someone go ahead of you in line.
- Give a compliment to someone.
- Help a neighbor with their yard work or groceries.
- Visit a lonely friend or family member.
- Forgive someone who has wronged you.
- Be kind to yourself. Take some time for self-care and do something that makes you happy.
Here are some stores offering treats on World Kindness Day, November 13, 2023:
- Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut to anyone who purchases a dozen doughnuts.
- Tiff's Treats: Giving away free cookies to customers who perform a random act of kindness.
- KIND: Giving away free KIND bars to customers who purchase any KIND product.
- Trader Joe's: Offering a special discount on KIND products.
- Instacart: Giving away free Instacart delivery to customers who purchase a certain amount of KIND products.
In addition to these national chains, many local businesses also offer treats on World Kindness Day. Be sure to check with your favorite local businesses to see if they have any special offers. Image from the Be Kind Project.Org.