Do Something Nice

Do Something Nice

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January 5, 2020 1 min

The Do Something Nice podcast is taking a quick break but will be back in a few weeks to kick off season 2! So stay tuned to a great new year!!

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December 29, 2019 10 min

It’s been a strong and passionate decade filled with a lot of the good and the bad. But we can learn to reflect on what has happened and come out on top with kindness and a better us. This is our last episode of the season before we all leave a decade behind us so let’s take a quick glimpse on what happened and what’s to come for the show in season 2!

 

The quote in this episode is from Viktor Frankl: “When we are ... Read more

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December 22, 2019 9 min

The holidays are a good time to spend earning the life you’re given. With the winter season, this episode will share some stories that can warm your heart with kindness.

 

The quote in this episode is from Mother Theresa: “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.”

 

The Christmas Smile Project can be found here: http:/... Read more

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December 15, 2019 11 min

What is Giving Tuesday? It’s newer than Black Friday and Cyber Monday but has been around long enough to make an impact in the world. Listen in and learn more about it.

 

The quote in this episode is from Bill Gates: “Although I don’t have a prescription for what others should do, I know I have been very fortunate and feel a responsibility to give back to society in a very significant way.”

 

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December 8, 2019 7 min

When you have a chance to measure up and help others, do you do it? One retired lifeguard made a difference in saving two lives one day and made a difference even if hopes of making it through drifted out to sea.


The quote in this episode is from  Perry Moore: “Once in a while, life gives you a chance to measure your worth. Sometimes you’re called upon to make a split-second decision to do the right thing, defining... Read more

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December 1, 2019 8 min

What defines a humanitarian? Is it what you do or the life you follow that helps define that? In this episode we follow a story about how intricate and connected the path of a humanitarian is. 

 

The quotes in this episode are from :

Mother Teresa: "We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty."... Read more

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November 25, 2019 10 min

Solutions come and sometimes solutions go. But the roots of kindness will always be there and we should always look for ways to help. This episode shows just how deep some roots of kindness can reach even if an important program is no longer around.


The quote in this episode is from Amelia Earhart: "A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.”

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November 17, 2019 9 min

History has lessons of bravery like none other. Our world’s timeline is filled with people who do good deeds and fight for so many others. This time let’s hear about a Social Worker who defied the struggles to bring hope to those during a time of war.


The quote in this episode is from Anne Frank: “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.”

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November 10, 2019 9 min

Veterans are honored officially once a year but they don’t have to be. We can do something nice for the fine people who serve to defend the land you stand on throughout the year. In this special episode, We share stories of vets and how the community can come together to help one out.


The quote in this episode is from Cynthia Ozick: “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude”

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November 3, 2019 10 min

It doesn’t matter where you come from, there are heroes around us who just know it’s the right thing to do by helping to save a life of another. This episode shares an amazing story from France that you’re sure to love.

 

The quote in this episode is from Joseph B. Wirthlin: “Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.”

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October 27, 2019 8 min

Alopecia Areata is something that many kids suffer from and it can have a lasting effect on their self confidence. This story covers two kids who were able to overcome this struggle in two different ways. A heartwarming reminder that a little kindness has a life-changing effect.

 

The quote in this episode is from Albert Schweitzer: “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into f... Read more

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October 20, 2019 10 min

A woman is on a mission to visit all 50 states in an effort to find more good. Motivated by her mom’s words and Subaru, Mary Latham has met so many amazing people and is finding that there really are a lot of good people in the world. Listen in and find out how even she is doing something nice.

 

The quote in this episode is from Mary Latham, “Good begets good. Never stop being a good person. Sometimes you might ju... Read more

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October 13, 2019 9 min

Hollywood is good at telling stories about good people, but this world was graced with one hero that Hollywood has had no say in the story. A story worth listening to of an angel who saved a baby’s life.

 

The quote in this episode is from Arthur Ashe: “True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.”

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October 6, 2019 8 min

It soons become a reality of how expensive having a kid is, and as parents sometimes we wonder how we can afford basic needs when we first start off. This episode highlights a couple who had a great idea that helped out a community of new parents.

 

The quote in this episode is from Dorothy Day: “We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.”

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September 29, 2019 8 min

The ocean can be soothing and full of relaxation, but it can also be a force to be reckoned with. And when a kid is up against the powerful waters, four heroes are about to face some pretty serious odds. 

The quote in this episode is from Jesse Jackson: “If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.”

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September 22, 2019 7 min

A lesson of kindness can be shown and taught, and the lesson can show that your kind acts are just the right thing to do. This episode gives an example of what the benefits can be for helping others in need.

The quote in this episode is from Princes Diana: “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”

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September 15, 2019 10 min

There is always that topic of judgement. And there’s always that need to find the good in others. This episode covers an example of how we can be quick to judge just because we don’t care for one’s music.

 

The quote in this episode is from Dick Van Dyke: “We should never judge a day by its weather.”

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September 8, 2019 7 min

Did you find something that someone left behind? What is the first thing that crosses your mind? Do you keep it? Or do you try to turn it in? This episode highlights a good deed of someone returning something valuable to someone else.

The quote in this episode is from Oprah Winfrey: “Truth allows you to live with integrity. Everything you do and say shows the world who you really are. Let it be the Truth.”

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They say the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. But in this story, it is. You just have to mow it. And for one man, his mission is to mow the lawn for those in need in all 50 states.

 

The quote in this episode is from Maya Angelou: “Nothing will work unless you do”


Raising Men Lawn Care Service: https://weareraisingmen.com/

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August 25, 2019 10 min

Each episode includes a quote that best ties into the story Jeff shares. There are so many quotes he loves sharing and this episode contains a handful of quotes to live by from Jeff himself.

 

The quotes in this episode is from Jeff Bonano: 

-“Earn the life you are given.”

-“Opportunities are never lost, they are just taken by other people.”

-“Live as if you were dying. Laugh as if it’s not all... Read more

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