It’s hard to watch the news these days.  There’s a lot of negativity and horrible things going on each day.  It can really weigh you down and leave you questioning what’s gone wrong.  But, it’s important to remember… there are still good people in the world! And through acts of kindness, WE can remind the world of that too!

Acts of Kindness

Life is busy. It can be hard, and stressful.  The days are long, and there’s just so much going on in our day-to-day lives. But sometimes, all it takes is a small gesture to change someone’s day.  My boss and I have had many conversations about this.  A simple compliment can turn someone’s day around! Offering a helping hand could be just the thing that person needs.

Here’s the thing– we all have STUFF in our lives. It’s easy to get caught up in our own stuff and have blinders on when it comes to what’s going on around us.  But the truth is, we never know what someone else is going through.  And while we may be struggling too, it’s important to remember not to take that out on others.  Honestly, helping others often helps turn our own lives and moods around too, right?

It doesn’t take money or a ton of time to make small gestures for those around you.  Sometimes a simple smile, holding the door, asking how someone is doing may be all it takes.

Highlight the GOOD

I saw this video on Instagram this morning, and it was a beautiful reminder of how acts of kindness aren’t given near the publicity they should be.  It’s way too easy to spread negativity, fear, and hatred.  But let’s make more effort to bring out the GOOD stuff!  Point out when someone does something kind! I’m not one to promote toxic positivity and pretend the world is A-OK.  But I think through our efforts to notice the good, we’ll start to see more good in the world!

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