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Gratitude and Kindness, a Combination that Works

There is a corny tradition practiced by many families around Thanksgiving that involves having everyone gathered at the table say something that they’re thankful for. But is it really so corny? Too[...]

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Choose To Be Nice to Donate 15% of Sales for Hurricane Relief Efforts

They Need Our Help The cleanup efforts have only begun in Florida and there is still so much to do in Texas. Our hearts go out to all the people who have been affected by these hurricanes and[...]

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High School Choose To Be Nice Club Makes Everyone Feel Welcome

Imagine what it’s like to be a student in a big high school with no one to talk to. It can be lonely and discouraging. Thankfully, I work with a wonderful group of students who care and want to make[...]

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Creating Kindness Buckets to Teach Children About Choose To Be Nice

Some people look at a bucket and see something that can carry things. I look at a bucket and see an opportunity for kindness. Even a small bucket can carry a whole lot of happiness with just a little[...]

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Choosing to be Nice: 5 Ways Books Build Empathy in Children

What's your perspective on nice? We want to share. This is your column to offer your views. We welcome contributions. Our guest post this week is from Stefanie Paige Wieder, M.S.Ed, Senior Director[...]

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Finding Ways to Celebrate Choose To Be Nice Week

We are so excited to be working on plans for the first annual Choose To Be Nice Week taking place June 5-9.

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How to Make Friends out of Strangers

I was just looking for a quick caffeine fix when I went into the Wellesley Starbucks the other day. Luckily, the unexpected happened.

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Choose To Be Nice with a Fundraiser

Students in the Charlton Elementary School Choose To Be Nice Club explore many different ways of being kind. Recently, they had a hands-on demonstration of the benefits of service dogs.

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Raising Awareness to Reduce Bullying

I’ve been told that words shouldn’t matter, but they do.

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Choose To Be Nice Moments in New York City

Can a t-shirt make a difference? Almost daily I wear a Choose To Be Nice t-shirt, sweatshirt or hat. It holds me to a higher standard of behavior, and I see that it makes people at least stop and[...]

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