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Random Acts of Kindness for Inspiration

Performing random acts of kindness may be new to you, so it’s possible you have no idea how to begin. That’s okay. Coming up with ideas can be tough.

Today's blog post is here to offer you endless ways of spreading joy in the lives of others - no matter how long they take or how much they cost! From something as small as delivering a neighbor's newspaper to their doorstep, or making a home-cooked meal for someone in your life who may need it, the options are endless.

Don't forget that even a simple gesture can go a long way in someone's day - so why not take a moment out of yours to make someone else's day a little brighter?

Dive right into these examples of random acts of kindness to inspire you and start living a life of purpose!

  • Hold the door open for the person behind you whose hands are full.

  • Allow the shopper in the grocery line to move ahead of you if you only have a few items and their cart is full.

  • Check on an elderly neighbor or shut-in.

  • Donate your old clothes to charity.

  • Tape change to a parking meter or vending machine.

  • Give the new employee a tour of your work area or offer to sit with them at lunch.

  • Volunteer. At a nursing home, a homeless shelter, a soup kitchen, your kid’s school, anywhere.

  • Adopt a child or family during the holidays to give gifts to.

  • Send a get-well card to someone, or even a card for no reason whatsoever.

  • Ask for donations to your favorite charity instead of presents for your birthday.

  • Smile at someone on the street.

  • Give an unsolicited compliment.

  • Pay for the person behind you in line at the fast food restaurant or drive-through.

  • Let the manager of the store know when an associate gives you exceptional service.

  • Leave kind notes in the dressing room to encourage body positivity.

  • Offer to babysit for parents who really need a night away or to help with the nightly feedings for a new mother friend.

  • Clean up the trash in your neighborhood or at your favorite outdoor recreation spots like a park or beach.

  • Visit a nursing home just to spend time with those who rarely receive visitors or to bring treats for the residents.

  • Send a note of thanks to someone who’s made a big difference in your life.

  • Pay for someone’s layaway who hasn’t made a payment in a long while.

  • Fundraise by participating in a 5K, walk, or other sponsored activity.

  • Shovel the driveway for elderly neighbors or those who may otherwise have trouble doing the job themselves. Mowing lawns and raking leaves are also good ideas.

  • Mentor a young person entering your profession

  • Help someone stranded on the side of the road.

  • Take the time to listen to someone who is having a bad day.

Hopefully, this quick list will inspire you to begin spreading joy and positivity with those around you.

Each random act of kindness costs nothing but will bring a smile to someone's face. Why not pick a few of the ideas from this list or come up with your own, then just do it? See how you feel.

Chances are you’ll be ready to do another one tomorrow and you'll soon be feeling more positive and optimistic as you witness how your small acts of kindness make a difference in people’s lives.

Check out Mental Minecraft at A. Calamity 6pm EST 1st and 3rd Monday nights to listen in.



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