Do Something Nice

Do Something Nice

A series of feel good stories to show the world there is still warmth within the hearts of the human race.

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November 8, 2021 7 min

Even spooky events can be filled with positivity. This episode gives an example of that and we can learn from what this episode has to offer. Join in and learn how instead of tricks, we can indulge in treats and kindness!


The quote in this episode is from Susan Polis Schutz: “There are many people that we meet in our lives. But only a very few will make a lasting impression on our minds and hearts.”

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Social media is here to stay. No doubt about that. But can we use it for the greater good? I think so. And this episode has a few examples of kind people in the world that also think so.


The quote in this episode is from Mother Teresa: “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

The social media handles mentioned in this episode are:

Goodinx - On IG: https://www.instagram.com/goodinx/ and ...

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October 11, 2021 10 min

Friends find us and make us better people. Some friends don’t even speak, and they make an impact on our lives. This episode shares a friendship that was unexpected and a story of a man trying to find someone 20 years ago.

The quote in this episode is from Kate DiCamillo: “Each new friendship can make you a new person, because it opens up new doors inside of you.”

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October 4, 2021 12 min

Everything around us is constantly changing. Filled with good times and rough times. But one person is making an effort to change the lives of others for the better. Listen in and find out who this person is!

The quote in this episode is from Georg Lichtenberg: “I cannot say whether things will get better if we change, what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.”

If you would like to learn more about Anthony Talle...

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September 6, 2021 42 min

Bringing art to your community makes such a difference to those who live there. Jeff Interviews Amilia Cerney and Matt Kopicko to learn what “Art Belongs Here” is and maybe encourage you to start something where you live!

The quotes in this episode are from Brené Brown: “No one belongs here more than you”

 

And Lauren Bacall: “I am not a has been, I am a will be”

 

To learn more about Art Belongs Here Visit https://dosomethingnice....

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August 30, 2021 8 min

Sunlight brings so many good things to the world, including the opportunity to shine a light on those who need it and encourage individuals to find ways on how to solve a much-needed problem. Listen in to learn how one girl made a difference.

The quote in this episode is from Bill Drayton: “All the problems sitting there is an invitation for you to be creative, make use of your skills and resources, and find a solution.”

 

To learn...

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August 9, 2021 8 min

There are times that you meet someone who lights your heart with inspiration. And with that inspiration comes a lot of great adventures in your life. This episode shares one example of inspiration.

The quote in this episode is from Sonia Sotomayor: "A role model in the flesh provides more than inspiration; his or her very existence is confirmation of possibilities one may have every reason to doubt, saying, 'Yes, someone li...

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August 2, 2021 10 min

We all can be Nice Ninjas and do something nice for someone else without being caught. You can also just be kind and just ask the recipient to pay it forward. If you are looking for a few examples of how to do that, then this episode is going to be a good one to listen to!

The quote in this episode is from Bob Kerrey, “Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.”

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July 26, 2021 8 min

School tuition and student debt hinder the dreams of so many. And when an anonymous scholarship becomes a thing, it can change the lives of those who benefit from it.

The quote in this episode is from Kahlil Gibran: “A modicum of kindness is more valuable than the greatest intention.”


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July 19, 2021 10 min

Have you heard? About the bird? Well, that’s the word of this episode and we have a great story to share with you so listen in and enjoy!

The quote in this episode is from Lucille Ball, “One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.” 

If you would like to learn more about the Dayton Valley Wildlife Reststop ...

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June 28, 2021 9 min

It’s summertime, and that’s a great time to go swimming! One group is taking swimming to another level of kindness though, and that’s always a good thing!



The quote in this episode is from Author Roy T. Bennett: “Always find opportunities to put a smile on someone’s face and to offer a random act of kindness in everyday life.”

 

If you would like to learn more about the Nashville Dolphins, you can visit their website at:

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There are many opportunities to be kind and this episode really points out how taking an opportunity to be kind can make a difference in someone’s life.


The quote in this episode is from Catherine Pulsifer: "People appreciate and never forget that helping hand especially when times are tough."

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May 31, 2021 7 min

When support, kindness, and compassion are present when someone needs to be strong, there’s no limit for those who want to live their full potential. And this organization provides just that.

The quote in this episode is from Stephen Hawking "Concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically."

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May 24, 2021 7 min

Often there is a challenge with keeping adopted siblings together, but it’s important. One man decided to make it a point to keep these kids together.


The quote in this episode is from David Ogden Stiers: “Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.”

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May 17, 2021 7 min

It’s still a lopsided topic and when it involves colleges, we may not realize that not all colleges have the same kind of support for their students. One man decided to make a difference in this episode.


The quote in this episode is from Nelson Mandela: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

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May 10, 2021 10 min

Is it awkward to say “I Love You”? In this episode, Jeff shares a speech he gave and talks a little bit about what love means and why you might feel awkward when saying it.


The quote in this episode is from Lin -Manuel Miranda "Love, is love, is love, is love, is love, is love, is love, is love. It cannot be killed or swept away”

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May 3, 2021 8 min

If you are encountering a challenge in life that is getting the best of you, maybe now is the time to instead learn from it and become strong from it. Each of us has this ability and we are all strong enough to get through it.


The quote in this episode is from Gilbert K. Chesterton: “You cannot love a thing without wanting to fight for it.”

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April 26, 2021 8 min

What happens if you put multiple Josh’s in the same place? Let’s find out! It’s bound to be something worth listening to right?! Right!

The quote in this episode is from Robert Redford: “Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.”


If you would like to learn more about the charity that Josh Swain put together, here’s the link: https://www.mightycause.com/story/Joshswainbattle

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April 12, 2021 8 min

Texas and Snow. Two things you don’t normally see work well together. This last winter though caused a lot of problems, but for one it provided an opportunity to help many who were stuck in the snow. Listen in to hear the who and the how!


The quote in this episode is from Eric Maisel: “Life is too short not to create, not to love, and not to lend a helping hand to our brothers and sisters.”

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April 5, 2021 37 min

Wow! We made it to the 100th episode! To celebrate, this more lengthy episode is packed with a lot of great ideas and stories brought to you by an amazing guest! If you want to know where Jeff gets his passion for kindness, you’ll want to listen to this one!

The quotes in this episode are from:

Aesop - “No Act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson - “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you nev...

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