This is Random Acts of Kindness Week…what KIND of ideas do you have? Here’s just a few of the 100s of great ideas from the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation website. Remember, no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted…(AESOP)
The next time you pass someone on the street asking you for spare change, take a moment to talk with them. You can give them change or share any snacks you may have, but also be sure to just say hello and speak with them for a while.
We all make mistakes. The next time someone wrongs you, forgive them without hesitation. You will be amazed at how much lighter you feel when you forgive someone!Planting a tree is a great way you can give back to the environment –and your community! It’s also a wonderful way to beautify the world around you!
Small surprises and tokens of your appreciation spread throughout the year help the people in your workplace feel valued all year long. Surprise your coworkers with donuts, cookies or a homemade treat.
There are many ways to help your local food bank. Obviously, providing canned goods is a great way. But you can also be a little more hands-on and volunteer to stock shelves, clean the store, or work at the counter.
Have you ever thought of owning a pet? Before visiting a breeder, why not check out your local animal shelters? Cats and dogs of all shapes, sizes and personalities are available, ready and waiting for their forever homes!
One of the greatest things a student can do for a teacher is thank them for the time they put into their teaching. Being a teacher takes a lot of patience, so find a creative way to show your teachers know how much you appreciate them!
Though it is a common courtesy to say “Bless you!” when someone sneezes, people rarely do unless it is someone they know. The next time you hear or see someone sneeze, offer those kind words regardless of whether or not you know them.