For the past 30 days, I along with 3 of my friends have been working on an innovation project that we named “Project Kind”. The main objective was to promote acts of kindness and to help others remember that it’s cool to be nice, not lame. We’ve noticed that sometimes, people think being nice is a sign of weakness or you’re not a “cool kid” if you’re too nice. Which is completely not the case, so we made it our goal to show people that being kind is completely worth it. We were initially inspired by P1124, an organization that encourages selfless acts of kindess, and we too advocate this notion so we began brainstorming ideas to help us enter our idea into the world and global conversation.
I once knew this girl who was so painstakingly kind that I almost couldn’t believe she was real. She was nice to every single person she met, even if they weren’t very fond of her, she was nice to them anyway. It was safe to say that nearly everybody loved her, everybody wanted to be her. I found myself aspiring to be like her. Which wasn’t much of a surprise because she was perfect. It was actually scary how someone could maintain such a well balanced life: stellar grades, amazing social life, and pretty, inside and out.