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Today’s Act of Kindness is…

Today’s Act of Kindness is…


Today’s “Random Act of Kindness” (a quick mission you can do to make a big impact on someone’s day) is:

Take Time to Listen.

Isn’t it wonderful when someone actually pauses to listen deeply to what you’re saying? We’re all scurrying around so much we sometimes forget the power of simply listening. That simple act can go straight to the heart, it shows you care, and helps fill the need we all have to feel connected. So today, take a few minutes to truly listen to a friend, family member, or even a complete stranger. Ask how they’re doing. No judgment, just pure empathy. You may be surprised by what you learn, and your gift of kindness will touch their heart (whether or not they acknowledge it!)

After you’ve completed your mission:

1. Please share your experience in the comments below. Who’d you listen to? How did they react? How’d it make you feel? Let us know and help inspire more of us to share the love.

2. Then, click the “I did this” button below to claim 20 Butterfly Credits you can use to make even more of a difference. (Honor system. Only one click per person.)


Thank you for making a difference!

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1546 comments

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12:34PM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

Listen to Jon's Aunt tell me about his family

9:13PM PDT on Aug 15, 2014

listen to my daughter talk about her sister in law's husband's concert

9:49PM PDT on Aug 12, 2014

listen to my friend Mary talk about her mental issues

12:01PM PDT on Aug 4, 2014

listen to my son

6:38PM PDT on Jul 28, 2014

listen to a Paratransit client talk about her disability

8:22AM PDT on Jul 28, 2014

Listen to my neighbor who's going through a rough time.

12:44AM PDT on Jul 28, 2014

Thank you!

8:23PM PDT on Jul 24, 2014

listen to my mom

11:34AM PDT on Jul 24, 2014

Thank you

9:55AM PDT on Jul 10, 2014

listen to Paratransit client

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about Randy Paynter

Randy Paynter is the Founder & CEO of Care2 - the largest online community of people making a difference in healthy & green living, human rights and animal welfare. Randy... more




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