November 8, 2016

Today is Day 8 of the #AmericaIsKind Challenge: Our theme today is FREEDOM, and our Charity of the Day is ROCK THE VOTE; “Since 1990, Rock the Vote has been registering and turning out millions of new voters. Rock the Vote is the largest nonprofit and nonpartisan organization in the United States driving the youth vote to the polls.” “Rock the Vote has revolutionized the way we use pop culture, music, art and technology to inspire political activity.” Gratitude: “I am… Read more

November 7, 2016

The purpose of the #AmericaIsKind Challenge is simple: To remind us all that #AmericaIsKind because Americans are kind. We want to spread kindness, gratitude and acts of good while highlighting the work of great charities. We want to start a wildfire of kindness and positivity online and in everyday life. So if you are tired of negativity, strife & division—especially on social media— Take the #AmericaIsKind Challenge! It’s easy! Simply… -On social media SHARE an ACT OF KINDNESS someone has… Read more

November 6, 2016

The purpose of the #AmericaIsKind Challenge is simple: To remind us all that #AmericaIsKind because Americans are kind. We want to spread kindness, gratitude and acts of good while highlighting the work of great charities. We want to start a wildfire of kindness and positivity online and in everyday life. So if you are tired of negativity, strife & division—especially on social media— Take the #AmericaIsKind Challenge! It’s easy! Simply… -On social media SHARE an ACT OF KINDNESS someone has… Read more

November 5, 2016

I try really, really hard to avoid writing during meditation, but every once in a while I simply MUST stop the silence with the words coming to me. The other morning I was at the park, being all still and quiet and Buddha-like (at least on the outside: the inside was more Game of Thrones) when… WHOOSH…a prayer rattled through me so fast I couldn’t have resisted if I tried. I grabbed for a pen and scrawled it down. I did not plan… Read more

November 5, 2016

The purpose of the #AmericaIsKind Challenge is simple: To remind us all that #AmericaIsKind because Americans are kind. We want to spread kindness, gratitude and acts of good while highlighting the work of great charities. We want to start a wildfire of kindness and positivity online and in everyday life. So if you are tired of negativity, strife & division—especially on social media— Take the #AmericaIsKind Challenge! It’s easy! Simply… -On social media SHARE an ACT OF KINDNESS someone has… Read more

November 4, 2016

The purpose of the #AmericaIsKind Challenge is simple: To spread kindness, gratitude and acts of good while highlighting the work of great charities. We want to start a wildfire of kindness and positivity online and in everyday life. So if you are tired of negativity, strife & division—especially on social media— Take the #AmericaIsKind Challenge! It’s easy to take the challenge: Simply… -SHARE an ACT OF KINDNESS on social media that has been done for you & mark it with… Read more

November 3, 2016

“Kintsugi is a Japanese word meaning “to repair with gold”, and is normally applied to pottery.  If a piece is broken, say a favorite teacup, rather than being thrown away, it is repaired with gold, and the resulting piece becomes stronger, more valuable, and more beautiful for having been loved and broken. Michael Leach, a practicing therapist, and I [Joni Sakurada Hotz] have taken this one step further, and applied it to the human heart: A heart that has been… Read more

November 3, 2016

The purpose of the #AmericaIsKind Challenge is simple: We want to spread kindness, gratitude and acts of good while highlighting the work of great charities. We want to start a wildfire of kindness and positivity online and in everyday life. So if you are tired of negativity, strife & division—especially on social media— Take the #AmericaIsKind Challenge! It’s easy: Simply… – Feel GRATITUDE – Do GOOD – SHARE KINDNESS on social media by posting your Gratitude & Acts of Good… Read more

November 2, 2016

If you’re reading this, YOU’VE BEEN CHALLENGED to help show just how kind America can be! The purpose of the #AmericaIsKind Challenge is simple: We want to spread gratitude & acts of good while highlighting the work of great charities. We want to start a wildfire kindness and positivity online and in everyday life. So if you are tired of negativity, strife & division—especially on social media— Take the #AmericaIsKind Challenge! – Feel GRATITUDE – Do GOOD – SHARE KINDNESS… Read more

November 1, 2016

If you’re reading this, YOU’VE BEEN CHALLENGED to help show just how kind America can be! THE #AMERICAISKIND CHALLENGE: DAY ONE Today’s theme is Education, and we are raising awareness for DonorsChoose.org, an incredible charity that matches donors with classroom projects. DonorsChoose: “Support a classroom. Build a future.” To take the #AmericaIsKind challenge, simply: -FEEL GRATITUDE -DO GOOD – SPREAD KINDNESS by challenging 3-5 friends on social media to take the #AmericaIsKind Challenge. Remember to use the hashtags #AmericaIsKind and… Read more




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