How To Rock Taking On Healthy

We started Taking On Healthy to bring you healthy tips, inspirational stories and delicious recipes. We also want to promote positivity. Have you heard of the #KindnessRocks project?

What Is Kindness Rocks?

Kindness Rocks was created by a woman who wanted to help uplift others when they needed it most. She would walk the beaches of Cape Cod and drop rocks she painted with inspiring messages like You Are Kind and Believe In Yourself. And people took notice. Her idea to do something small for those who walked along the same shore has turned into a worldwide movement to spread love and inspire kindness. Now, people from around the globe are painting rocks and leaving them for others to find at just the right time. Whoever finds the rock can keep it as a reminder or can re-hide it and pay the inspiration forward.


We think the idea rocks, so we grabbed some paints and got to work creating our own version of this amazing movement. We found ourselves excited at the prospect of our handiwork actually being found and brightening someone’s day.

You could feel the same way too! Painting rocks and leaving them for others to find isn’t just a great way to uplift your community; it’s also a great activity to do with your family. You can pick out rocks together and then gather your art supplies and let the fun begin! It’s also a perfect opportunity to talk to your children about what it means to be kind and discuss what else we can do to make our community an even better place to live.

But here’s the best part: hiding the rocks! We took our creations to some of our favorite spots, then sat back and watched the magic happen. Maybe it was cheating, but we just couldn’t resist the chance to see the look on someone’s face when they’d see a Kindness Rock — and we weren’t disappointed!

This summer is the perfect time for you to spend some crafty quality time with the family. Then while you’re out enjoying the glorious weather at your favorite park, you can place your rock in just the right place for someone to find at just the right time.

We became excited at the thought of our handiwork brightening someone’s day!

Need some help getting your creative juices flowing? Check out our pictures below featuring some of our Kindness Rocks, and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates on the Kindness Rocks project. We hope you find one of our creations, and if you do, don’t forget to tag #HPNrocks on Instagram @TakingOnHealthy!

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