March 11

Spreading happiness in 20 ways

Kindness is an expression of love and is something we all have.  Using it makes us feel better.  It creates a sense of community and gives us a sense of value and self worth.  Kindness is also extremely contagious and the more we experience it in our lives, the more we want to pass it on so creating a wonderful domino effect of love and kindness.  

Here are 20 ways to spread a little happiness around you.

 

1. Leave a chocolate bar at the bottom of the vending machine

2. Send someone a handwritten note or letter of love or thanks

3. Buy a stranger a lottery ticket

4. Pay the toll for the next person in the queue

5. Put coins in someone else’s parking meter

6. Treat a friend for no reason

7. Send a postcard to a friend and tell them how much you love them

8. Make someone's morning by giving up your seat on the train or holding the door open

9. Take flowers to a hospital ward and give it to somebody who has had no visitors

10. Pick up rubbish

11. Leave a pound in a shopping trolley

12. Help an elderly neighbour

13. Leave a copy of an inspirational book on the bus

14. Send a kind, inspirational word or email to your friends

15. Give your newspaper away to a stranger

16. Help someone carry a pram or suitcase up the stairs

17. Give someone a gift secretly

18. Give a compliment

19. Tell a member of your family how much you appreciate them

20. Drop off some chocolates at an old people's home

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