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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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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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.”?

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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.”

 

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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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March 29, 2021 7 min

How are you as a neighbor? Are you there for others on your street or block? This episode talks about a caring neighborhood that pitched in to help someone in need. 


The quote in this episode is from Edward B. Rust Jr.: “The definition of good neighbor is:  someone to be trusted; a courteous, friendly source of help when help is needed; someone you can count on; someone who cares.”

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March 22, 2021 7 min

You can do amazing things for people and be remembered for it, and it could be for the simplest of things or something worth one’s life.

The quote in this episode is from Joseph Cambell: “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”

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March 17, 2021 10 min

Ready for more quotes?! Well here are a few more quotes to live by that you might enjoy!

The quote in this episode is from:

Albert Einstein: “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”

Socrates. That quote simply put is, “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

 

Steven Magee: “I spend most of my time with my friend called “Failure” and I really enjoy it when my best friend called “Discovery” dr...

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March 8, 2021 6 min

A person of wealth has an opportunity to make a difference in the world, and in this episode, one man is told about doing just that!

 

The quote in this episode is from Abraham Lincoln said, “The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.”


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March 1, 2021 8 min

In this very special episode, a young teenager is gifted with the support he needed and special dedications to show how important he is to his group of friends and family.

The quote in this episode is from Deborah Day: “Encourage, lift and strengthen one another. For the positive energy spread to one will be felt by us all. For we are connected, one and all.”

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February 22, 2021 10 min

Debts seem to always be on our minds and in many situations they can cause so much stress including and especially when it comes to medical debt. One fine Dr. did the unimaginable and this episode highlights what he did.

The quote in this episode is from Andy Murray: “I’m incredibly fortunate and it’s important to me to make sure that I give back where I can”

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February 14, 2021 9 min

Need some ideas on how to offer a small yet powerful gesture of kindness? Well, you’re in luck because this episode is filled with a few examples you can use to help make a difference in someone else's world.

The quote in this episode is from Émile Chartier: “When we speak, in gestures or signs, we fashion a real object in the world; the gesture is seen, the words and the song are heard. The arts are simply a kind of writing, w...

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