90 Ways to be Kind

90 Ways to be Kind

August 30, 2015
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  1. Smile at people
  2. Put your phone away
  3. Send ‘Thank You’ notes
  4. Call a Grandparent
  5. Adopt an animal from a shelter
  6. Help an unemployed friend find a job
  7. Call or visit someone who is sick
  8. Use a reusable water bottle
  9. Thank your Police or Fire Department
  10. Send flowers to brighten someone’s day
  11. Volunteer at a local shelter
  12. Donate food to shelters
  13. Bring your co-workers a special home-made treat
  14. Leave a generous tip if you receive good service
  15. Use reusable shopping bags
  16. Strike up a conversation with someone while waiting in a line
  17. Leave tennis balls at a dog beach
  18. Pay someone’s parking fine
  19. Be courteous on the road
  20. Give affection for no apparent reason
  21. Start a piggy bank for a special cause
  22. Host a Toy or Food drive
  23. Each time you buy a new item of clothing, donate an old one
  24. Teach someone how to read and/or write
  25. Give someone a long hug
  26. Write a letter to someone from your past who made a difference in your life
  27. Cheer on a teammate
  28. Make someone a music playlist
  29. Share
  30. Fill an empty or low parking meter
  31. Tell your parents you love them
  32. Recycle
  33. Give praise and compliments, thank people every chance you get
  34. Hold the elevator
  35. Ask someone about their culture
  36. Let someone go in front of you in a line
  37. Give people compliments when they least expect it
  38. When everyone around you is gossiping about someone, be the one to interrupt with something nice to say
  39. Listen, fully.
  40. Don’t interrupt people when someone else is speaking
  41. Help a parent with their stroller
  42. If you’re throwing away your rubbish in a bin and you see litter on the ground, pick it up and put it in the bin
  43. Put up positive notes/quotes in public restrooms
  44. Replay an overheard compliment
  45. Bring your partner/parents/friend breakfast in bed
  46. Pay the bill for the person behind you in a line
  47. Offer to babysit for free
  48. Write your partner a thoughtful list of what you love about them
  49. Say Thank you to your Postman, cleaner at work, delivery person etc.
  50. Give up your seat for someone else
  51. Wash someone’s car
  52. Give away an umbrella in the rain
  53. Be encouraging
  54. Reduce air pollution by carpooling
  55. Help carry someone’s bags
  56. Make plans with the person you’ve been putting off to see
  57. Have a clean-up day at the beach or park
  58. Speak kindly
  59. Donate blood
  60. Create a social media account that promotes kindness, positiveness and peace
  61. Leave inspirational quotes/notes in library books
  62. Send a friend an old photo and re-live the memory
  63. Schedule time for yourself every day
  64. Meditate
  65. Start a class in something that you’ve always wanted to do
  66. Expand your knowledge, by expanding your mind
  67. Become a mentor
  68. Become a volunteer
  69. Volunteer at your children’s school
  70. Chat to your train, tram or bus driver
  71. Help a stressed colleague out at work by making them a cup of tea, bringing them lunch etc.
  72. Give out Free Hugs!
  73. Buy a juice for a person who is homeless
  74. Visit a local nursing home and bring some cheer
  75. Feed the birds in a park (if it’s allowed)
  76. Get involved with a humanitarian agency overseas
  77. Research a culture you know nothing about
  78. Give out bottles of sunscreen in Summer
  79. Organise an event to raise money for a specific cause
  80. Look in the mirror and tell yourself you are beautiful and enough just the way you are
  81. Start each day by setting your intentions
  82. Make people laugh in any way you can
  83. Look after the environment by not printing your emails
  84. Support those around you by always showing up
  85. Attend charity events
  86. Become active about what you think needs to change in the community
  87. Send letters to local Government
  88. Share your books
  89. Do a fun run to raise money
  90. Go technology free for a week or a month

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