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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. I stumbled into a conversation with strangers. That just doesn’t occur very often around here in Greater Boston. People pretty much avoid eye contact and saying much of anything to an unknown […]

Good Things Come From Soft Sweatshirts

This is a special guest post by Betty Long, RN, MHA, President of Guardian Nurses Healthcare Advocates. We love to share stories about what happens when people put the Choose To Be Nice message in action. You can share your stories on our Choose To Be Nice Moments page or send in a guest post. […]

The Habit of Being Nice By Melissa Viera

The following is a guest post by Melissa Viera. Viera is a dog trainer/groomer, writer, and business owner in Massachusetts. When she is not busy running her business she can usually be found playing with her dogs, writing, or going on adventures.  If you open your ears to the conversations in any public place you […]

August Nice Person of the Month

On our website, you have the opportunity to nominate a nice person in your life. Every month, we pick one of the nominees to be our Nice Person of the Month. The winner and the individual who nominated him/her both win a free Choose To Be Nice t-shirt. This blog post highlights our August nominator and nominee. Winner: […]

Guest Blog: Principal Valerie Brower

Do you remember our friends from Brookfield Elementary School? We first introduced them in April to talk about their Choose To Be Nice program. In May, we learned of their continued dedication to spreading the Choose To Be Nice message in their community. Now, we would like to welcome our guest blogger for this week, Principal of Brookfield […]

Amazing Students for an Amazing Cause

Depending on when you went to middle school, your extracurriculars may have varied.  Me? Cheerleading and math team. (Probably one of the weirdest combos EVER…) Others probably did soccer… yearbook… book club. Our friends over at Wilson Middle School in Natick, MA, have an extra curricular that we love: Peer Trainers. They are doing amazing […]