A Movement of Kindness

When faced with a hardship or dilemma, wouldn’t it be nice to have a sign to tell us what to do? As human beings, it is in our nature to assess the landscape around us and look for help, because too often, we are faced with decisions and experiences that leave us feeling confused, defeated, and alone.

However, when Megan Murphy, a Cape Cod Native, experienced hardships in her own life, she decided that she didn’t want to wait around for a ‘divine sign’ to inspire her — she wanted to create the sign herself. So, Megan began painting positive quotes and happy thoughts on stones and placing them around the beach, hoping that she could help inspire other people with these signs, too.

Make this world a better place if you can! #bekindtooneanother #thekindnessrocksproject

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Years later, Megan has inspired people from all over with her rocks, which have traveled to places as far as Haiti, Australia, Germany, and Thailand! She often receives messages from people who have found her rocks thanking her for inspiring kindness within them, but more importantly, for inspiring kindness in the world.

We here at IM Boston think that the world needs more kindness movements like this one, so we decided that we’re going to try a kindness movement of our own and try to inspire people the way Megan has.

Keep your eyes peeled for a special event from IM Boston coming soon!

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