âLet no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of Godâs kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.â
As we celebrate the 104thÂ birthday of Mother Teresa, itâs appropriate to broadcast a program that focuses on the wisdom of kindness.Â Hosts Henna Hundal and Asya Gonzalez with reporter Ryan Sim serve up simple ways to show you care such as
Â·Â Compliment three people.
Â·Â Write a hand-written note.
Â·Â Say good morning to everyone.
Â·Â Pick up litter.
Â·Â Place uplifting notes in library books, on restroom mirrors, on someone’s locker, or on their computer screen.
Â·Â Dedicate 24 hours to spreading positivity on social media.
Â·Â Hold up inspiring signs during rush hour.
Â·Â Leave a generous tip.
Â·Â Send flowers to a friend.
.Cook dinner for your family.
.Help a friend move or clean.
.Volunteer at a convalescent hospital
Read uplifting, inspiring books, a short chapter at a time such as Be the Star You Are!Â® 99 Gifts for Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference, or Be the Star You Are!Â® for TEENS.
After a healthy dose of opportunities for acts of kindness, Henna and Asya interview ten-year-old actress, Ella Anderson, starring as Piper in the Nickelodeon series, Henry Danger. Ella began acting professionally at age five and has worked with Kurt Russell, James Franco, Vince Vaughn, and more. Her two dogs keep her kind and grounded.
âKind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.âÂ Mother Teresa
Listen at Voice America and also atÂ Express Yourself! Teen Radio
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