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TOWNSVILLE Search Results: “kindness”

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Long Distance Love Bombs

BY JEREMY GOLDBERG
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Jeremy Goldberg’s job is to try and help protect the Great Barrier Reef, but in his spare time, he is trying to change the world and inspire a kindness revolution via his blog, Long Distance Love Bombs.

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “kindness”

Jesse Kindness
Student, N/A in Orlando

PAST VOL 26

Bemidji @ Rail River Folk School
Dec 01, 2015

PAST VOL 14

Dundee @ Bonar Hall
Feb 25, 2016

PAST VOL 22

Yerevan @ Aeon / ԷՕն
Mar 18, 2017

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Three Six Five

BY MICHELLE LAM
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Michelle Lam explains why she embarked on project "Three Six Five," her quest to do a single random act of kindness each day of the year, and the various experiences she has had with the new people she has met so far.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 8, 2013.

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The Kindness Project

BY STEVE GRAY
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 21, 2014

Steve Gray is a local photographer, videographer, and graphic artist. He currently works for Darling's in their marketing department and is also one half of Linear. He is presenting on a guerrilla kindness movement he started with Andrea Beaulieu in Bangor called The Kindness Project.

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Life is a Rainbow Full of Color

BY KRISTIE BANHAM
@ VOL 1 ON APR 16, 2014

Kristie Banham draws inspiration from her childhood and family. She shares her life story that made her a painter and an artist. Moreover, she wants to convey a message of peace, love and kindness to the people through her paintings and art. 

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Be Someone's Hero

BY STEPHIE KNOPEL
@ VOL 114 ON MAY 28, 2014

An expert in creative leadership, Stephie Knopel lends her expertise to invent a new way to say thank you. With her web app creation, Personal Heroes, users are able to thank strangers for random acts of kindness. The app also allows users to geotag their heroes, mapping our world in a different way- with an index of good, rather than bad.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 4, 2014.

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The longest way round is the shortest way home

BY LOUISE KENWARD
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

Louise Kenward embarks on a 55,000km adventure visiting Bexhill, to Bexhill, from Bexhill. Here we see a photographic diary and an individuals passion, fuelled by the kindness of those Kenward meets along the way. 

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Not The Only Loner

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

Artist, curator, lecturer and PechaKucha Brighton producer, Zara Wood (better known as Woody) confesses she's a "bit of loner.  But a loner who enjoys bringing people together."  An honest reflection on togetherness in today's world.

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Technology to Inspire Kindness

BY SALLY RENSHAW
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 03, 2016

Sally Renshaw is a British app designer and she made an app which helps people make kinder consumer choices with regards to what they eat and where they shop. The app is called Vegan Norway and it is available in 4 cities in Norway with over vegan friendly places listed. The app has over 9000 users and dedicated following of fans, in her PechaKucha shes talks about how Ishe made the app and how veganism is the fastest growing food trend in Norway.

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Kindness Seeker

BY THOMAS RICCI
@ VOL 11 ON NOV 07, 2017

Thomas Ricci is a fifth grader devoted to making the world a better place. He spent the first part of his 10th year developing a project that encouraged and promoted kindness. Ricci hopes to spend his life treating people in ways that strengthens community connections.

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#BeccaToldMeTo

BY AMY MATHIAS
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

For her last day of radiation treatments, Becca had just one wish, to see #BeccaToldMeTo trending on social media, with people doing Random Acts of Kindness in her name. Amy Mathias will talk about how this wish came to be a world-wide phenomenon, not just on the day in question, but for some time afterwards... And how, with your help, we can keep this movement alive.

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Three Six Five

Can you share a story of an act of kindness? Michelle Lam began a personal project in an effort to not only make a difference in her life, but have a positive impact on the people she came into contact with on a daily basis. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Three Six Five" from PKN Edmonton Vol. 15, Michelle elaborates on how she decided to create an entire community focused on promoting acts of kindness, and the various social experiments she conducted in this pursuit.

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Stephie Knopel

At this Wednesday's PechaKucha Night Vol. 114 (May 28), we welcome Stephie Knopel, co-founder and CEO of PersonalHeroes, who will be prescribing a new currency, one based on kindness. 親切をベースにした、新しい通貨を考えているPersonalHeroesのCEOのStephie Knopelもプレゼンターの一人です。

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Be Someone's Hero

Every government keeps criminal records, but why don't we keep records of goodness? An expert in creative leadership, Stephie Knopel lends her expertise to invent a new way to say thank you. With her web app creation, Personal Heroes, users are able to thank strangers for random acts of kindness. In "Be Someone's Hero" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 114, we see that the app also allows users to geotag their heroes, mapping our world in a different way -- with an index of good, rather than bad.

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32 Months

“Hitchhiking is defined as travel by getting free lifts in passing vehicles. most people… would describe it as one way of getting yourself killed. I define it as the eye opening experience of seeing kindness in strangers.” In 32 Months from PechaKucha Bandar Seri Begawan’s 6th Volume speaker Finah Yusof, founder of Gypsy Borneo, shares an amazing journey. A two month holiday to drink coffee and meet new friends ended up instead as an explosion of adventures and incredible encounters of human kindness in the span of thirty-two. Full of curiosity and the need to seek, her decision to continue traveling (or, really, hitchhiking) brought her experiences she never thought she would ever see and feel. She learned many things from how people are to how to survive to how to be what we all are… human. Finah urged people to have trust and to drop their fears. To say "Yes" instead of hesitating. To be alive.

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Thank you volunteers

Like any event, Pecha Kucha wouldn’t be able to function without the work of all the people behind the scenes, and Pecha Kucha Wanaka was no different. We had an incredibly laid back yet effective bunch of people helping us out on the night and I just want to say a massive thank you to all of our volunteers for giving up their time to help make the night such a success, your enthusiasm and kindness really helped to bring a great vibe and flow to the evening and we hope you had as much fun working on this event as we did. Until next time folks.