Thursday, May 14, 2015


This has always been one of my most favourite quotes.  In fact,  it is one I try to live my life by and I have it hung in places where I can see and read it each and every day....
It is on my fridge.... in my office. and on my pinboard at work...

“Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”

—Scott Adams

It is amazing how even a smile, a hello, an acknowledgement can make someone's day and bring a smile to their face..... I try to remember this daily with all people that I deal with including the kids....

Not long ago,  I came across this site....
I have now bookmarked it and like to use some of their ideas to bright others day...
Wouldn't the world be a much better place if we all practiced random acts of kindness...

Where do we start....
Here are some ideas that you could try that might brighten someone's day....

  1. Send someone a hand written note of thanks.
  2. Make a card at home and send it to a friend for no reason.
  3. Buy a lottery ticket for a stranger.
  4. Put some coins in someone else’s parking meter.
  5. Buy a coffee for one of your work mates
  6. Cut your neighbour’s lawn.
  7. Walk your friend’s dog.
  8. Give a compliment about your waiter / waitress to his / her manager.
  9. Send someone a small gift anonymously.
  10. Stop and help someone replace their flat tyre.
  11. Let someone jump the queue at the bank.
  12. Pay for the drinks on the next table at a café.
  13. Treat a friend to the movies for no reason.
  14. Give a huge tip to someone when they least expect it.
  15. Hold the  door open for someone rushing to get in.
  16. Give up your seat for someone, not just an elderly person.
  17. Write notes of appreciation at least once a week.
  18. Talk to a homeless person and have a “normal” conversation.
  19. Pick up some rubbish in the road which would otherwise be lying around.
  20. Compliment a work colleague for their excellence.
  21. Recommend a competitor to a potential client.
  22. Give another driver your parking spot.
  23. Give a piece of fruit to a delivery person.
  24. Help an elderly neighbour carry the rubbish out.
  25. Tell all your family members how much your appreciate them.
  26. Pay a toll for the person behind you....
  27. Buy an inspirational book for a friend.
  28. Send a thank you note to a person who has helped you in the past.
  29. Smile a lot.
What goes around is sure to come around – happy helping :-)

Finally,  I would like to leave you with this quote:

 "A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love." - Saint Basil


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