A is for The Action For Happiness Movement

Action For Happiness was founded in 2011 by Richard Layard, Geoff Mulgan and Anthony Seldon.

The movement aims to achieve positive social change. It brings together people from all walks of life who want Read more

S is for Dame Cicely Saunders: Her Work For The Hospice Movement


Dame Cicely chose to spread kindness by helping to found the modern hospice in Britain. The video above shows her accepting the Hilton Humanitarian Prize on behalf of St. Christopher’s Hospice.

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S is for Solutions Journalism

The Solutions Journalism Network aims to report solutions that provide practical hope.

So what is the difference between good news and solutions journalism? Here is a view from their web site.

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S is for Alanna Shaikh: How I’m Preparing To Get Alzheimer’s Disease

Alanna starts her talk by saying:

“I’d like to talk about my Dad. My Dad has Alzheimer’s Disease.”

After describing her father and how loving he is, Alanna outlines the steps she is taking Read more

J is for Steve Jobs: Commencement Speech At Stanford In 2005

This is the famous speech that Steve gave at Stanford in 2005. This video begins with an introduction about him, then Steve takes the stage.

His speech contains many much quoted pieces. These include Read more

S is for Dennis Saleebey: Focusing On Strengths in Social Work

This article about Dennis was written at the beginning of 2013.

We are sad to say that Dennis died on July 14, 2014. A wonderful memorial was held for him in Lawrence, KS on Read more

K is for Kindness Education Workshops

The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation teaches workshops to inspire kids to be kind and become problem solvers.

This video shows the basics of their K-3rd grade and 4th grade and upwards workshops. It Read more