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

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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United States

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Season 3 coming soon!

1/3/2021
Do Something Nice will be back soon for Season 3!

Duration:00:03:06

Revisit 2020 Vision - 091

12/29/2020
Well, it’s time to wrap up 2020 and of course also time to wrap up the second season of Do Something Nice. Listen in as Jeff reflects on a few, just a few, of his favorite episodes for the year! The quote in this episode is from Epicurus: “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.”

Duration:00:10:34

Special Delivery - 090

12/20/2020
We don’t often give much thought about the person delivering our packages, but you’d be surprised how kind these individuals can be. This episode gives an example of that. The quote in this episode is from Ralph Waldo Emerson: “The only true gifts are a portion of yourself”

Duration:00:09:23

Community Compassion - 089

12/14/2020
When communities come together, amazing things can happen. And when one man and his family find they may lose their way of life, it takes a community to help save the day! The quote in this episode is from Coretta Scott King: "the greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."

Duration:00:09:19

Now serving kindness - 088

12/6/2020
Restaurants are a great place to bring people together for a meal. But one man’s restaurant did more than bring people together, aimed to help others. But when the pandemic hit, it was his business that needed the help. The quote in this episode is from Mother Teresa: “At the end of life, we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was...

Duration:00:09:17

The Children's Cabinet - 087

11/29/2020
Each year we have an event called Giving Tuesday, and in this episode, I’d like to share one of my most favorite non-profit organizations called The Children’s Cabinet. The quote in this episode is from Samuel Johnson: “He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything.” To learn more about The Children’s Cabinet and make a contribution: Visit their website at: childrenscabinet.org Facebook: @childrenscabinet Twitter: @ChildrnsCabnt

Duration:00:11:10

The Great Derecho - 086

11/15/2020
Today is filled with opportunities, and in this episode, even when a natural disaster strikes, one boy has an idea on how to Turn Lemons into Lemonade! The quote in this episode is from Tony Robbins: “Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.”

Duration:00:10:25

Signs of being kind - 085

11/9/2020
Signs are a way of getting a message across. We see them everywhere, but sometimes it’s nice to see a reminder to be kind. And sometimes a few signs can turn into something big. This episode explains how that can happen! The quote in this episode is from Samson Raphael Hirsch: “If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give.” If you would like to learn more about the signs made by the Richins...

Duration:00:11:07

A foster father's love - 084

11/2/2020
Fostering isn’t something that everyone can do, but it’s an amazing chance to help kids who need some love, support, and stability. This week, we can see an example of someone who has made a difference in several lives. The quote in this episode is from Leigh Anne Tuohy: “Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.”

Duration:00:10:40

My soapbox of kindness - 083

10/26/2020
There’s a lot going on and so much to soak in. The year is almost over and Jeff wanted to take a moment to reflect and share his thoughts. So if you’ll allow him to take some time and be on his soapbox of kindness, listen to his new thoughts on “Vision 20/20”. Plus he has a fun announcement, so listen in! The quote in this episode is from Holly Branson: “Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness.”

Duration:00:12:46

Love Letters - 082

10/18/2020
Love letters tell a strong story, and when you come across a good love story, how could you not want to read it? Listen in to find out what that means! The quote in this episode is from Mary Schmich: “Keep your old love letters. Throw away your old bank statements.”

Duration:00:11:34

Good things we build - 081

10/11/2020
One way to show someone how you care is by building them something special. It’s even more special when it’s something they need and you go out of your way to do it for them. This episode shares an example of that! The quote in this episode is from Jim Rohn: “Whatever good things we build end up building us."

Duration:00:10:12

Pond of kindness - 080

10/4/2020
The pond of kindness may be still until you toss a pebble into it. Then the acts of kindness you proceed to introduce into the pond can leave some pretty impressive ripples that spread out further than you think. Listen in to find out what that means. The quote in this episode is from Randy Pausch: “Sometimes you can’t pay it back, so you just have to pay it forward.”

Duration:00:10:25

Trooper and Fire Cat - 079

9/27/2020
We survive dangerous situations all the time as people, but what about animals? This episode tells the tales of Trooper and Fire Cat. Two animals that survived the California fires. The quote in this episode is from Steve Irwin: “But I put my life on the line to save animals.”

Duration:00:07:58

Mia's Cookie Jar- 078

9/20/2020
When a mom decides to teach her daughter how to be kind while educating her about what essential workers do, a sweet idea becomes a thing. Listen in to find out who the Queen of Cookie Kindness is! The quote in this episode is from Devin Villa, “Our future depends on what we’re teaching our kids” If you would like to check out Mia’s Cookie Jar for yourself, you can visit her Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MiasCookieJar3

Duration:00:09:54

Flames of courage - 077

9/13/2020
As fires all over rage on, so many people are asked to step up and be courageous while battling one more thing in the world right now. Let’s take a second and recognize those who are stepping up and providing support. The quote in this episode is from Maya Angelou: “Having courage does not mean that we are unafraid. Having courage and showing courage mean we face our fears. We are able to say, ‘I have fallen, but I will get up’”

Duration:00:10:06

Fostering compassion - 076

9/6/2020
Kids and Dogs, Dogs and Kids! Two great combos that believe it or not, when you combine them together, you get a shining example of how to foster compassion. Including those who are in need of a foster home. Listen in to find out what that means! The quote in this episode is from Roger Caras: “Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best...

Duration:00:08:07

Another hero in the midst - 075

8/30/2020
Life doesn’t always go as planned, but despite all that there are heroes who will set that aside to still help others regardless of the circumstances. Here’s a story that gives an example of that. The quote in this episode is from Christopher Reeve: “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”

Duration:00:08:46

All fingers are not equal - 074

8/23/2020
There are a few reasons why our society seems to hold back the progress of education, but it takes someone sometimes with a big heart to make a major investment in the lives of the next generation. This episode shares a store of someone doing just that. The quote in this episode is from Confucius: “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.”

Duration:00:08:43

Types of Love part 3 - 073

8/16/2020
Having a better understanding of love means you also have useful insight into yourself and the world around you. In this final episode out of 3, Jeff covers what Pragma, Philia, and Agape mean. The quote in this episode is from Ewan McGregor: “Above all things I believe in love.”

Duration:00:12:24