The Happiness Project- Random Acts of Kindness
The best way to create instant happiness in your life is to do random acts of kindness for people you know or random strangers. The goal for today is to do 3 random acts of kindness and post about it below.
Here is a list of ideas for you to pull from: Pay for someone’s coffee.
Leave a special note highlighting something wonderful.
Say “Good morning“ to a person standing next to you in the elevator.
Take a minute to direct someone who is lost, even though you're rushing.
Write a letter to a child who could use some extra attention. Kids love getting mail.
Offer to pick up groceries for an elderly neighbor, especially in extreme weather.
Give a homeless person your doggie bag.
Say, “I love you“ to someone you love.
Put a coin in an expired meter.
Help a mother carry her baby stroller up the subway stairs, or hold a door open for her.
Out of the blue, send flowers to a friend.
When you're on a crowded train or bus, offer your seat to person who is elderly, disabled, or pregnant.
Leave a generous tip for a pleasant waiter.
Pass along a great book you've just finished reading.
Be present, smile, and say hi to every person you walk past.
How did your day and the acts made you feel?
Are you smiling? Do you feel really good?