Kindness can often be described as an act of being friendly, generous, and considerate. When you choose to be a kind person, you are not only helping others, but you are helping yourself. It is actually scientifically proven that kindness can improve society by improving health, happiness and overall goodwill.Even more, a small act of kindness can sometimes be powerful enough to make a huge impact. You may have heard this scenario play out before: one person makes a small gesture to help out another and that person will decide to pay it forward. However, you will soon see a positive ripple effect of people doing kind deeds based on just one person’s small act of kindness. One good deed may lead to another, and another and so on.Artisans enrolled in Anchal’s program have found a community of women they can rely on for support. The women empower each other through words of encouragement, smiles and laughter. Though the may seem small, these acts of kindness are vital to these women.
"Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver." -Barbara de Angelis
It’s your time to get out and make a difference. You don’t have to look far to find an opportunity to be kind. Remember no act is too small to make an impact in someone’s life. A simple smile, compliment or word of encouragement can turn someone’s day around. Share with us in the comments below your random act of kindness story.
“I get to leave my house, be outside & enjoy the other women’s company. After I work, I feel good.” – Narayani