Category Archives: Kindness and Compassion

Ha ha mantra with Gina Fendelman

What an interesting way to deal with “serious” issues like disease, financial problems, etc. I couldn’t help laughing along as I watched this video. This takes not taking things too seriously to another level. It’s the first time I’ve heard of this method for groups with chronic illness, although this video is from 2009. Readers, […]

Nurse Who Treated Abused Twin Baby Girls Gives Them Forever Home

When Jess Hamm began her shift as a nurse, she never would have expected it to change her life forever. 14-month-old Delilah was being treated for non-accidental trauma at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. She was extremely underfed, had several broken bones, and a fractured skull. She was so weak she couldn’t even hold her own head up. […]

Student Recycles To Help Smile Train Charity

Recycling can improve the world in many ways. One of our favorites comes from a very caring high school student. Sonali Ranaweera was given $100 as a gift and decided she was going to use that money to help people. That’s when Recycling4Smiles was born. She got the idea to recycle the cans & bottles […]

Squirrel Still Visits Man Who Rescued Him As a Lost Baby

This guy found an unconscious baby squirrel on his way home from a party, so he took him home and raised him until he was big and strong. He’s back in the wild now but still stops by to say hi.

Performing Arts Camp Helps Children Build Self-Esteem

Celebrating their fifth anniversary, Camp TLC (Together Living a Challenge) believes that when children are delivered hope and happiness through quality “camp like” programming, they develop a renewed sense of self-esteem and hope. Camp TLC brings a performing arts camp to kids who would never get to go to camp, specifically to kids in hospitals […]