I think one of my favorite things ever is random acts of kindness--as a concept as well as specifically. Because think about it--it's just one person getting struck with a feeling like "I think I'll leave a kind note in that person's mailbox" or "you know what? I think she needs a hug" and going with it. It's a really great thing because it makes the person's day (they don't call it a RANDOM act of kindess for nothing!) and then you feel good because you've made someone's day. It doesn't even take that much effort; all you have to do is say "I love your outfit" or "hey, you're awesome." It's so easy to make someone's day!
I guess I came across this thought because my usual train of thought is how easy it is for a day to be ruined, but then I thought, we can make people's days just as easily. It wouldn't take much at all to tip a day in either direction. And for some reason I'm not feeling quite so cynical today, so here's what I'm gonna do:
Today I'm committing myself to five (that's a good number) random acts of kindness. I challenge YOU--every one of my watchers--to do the same. Five random acts of kindness. Now, I'm pretty sure I have 42 watchers (another excellent number), so if all 42 of you make five people's days... that's 210 people whose days have just been brightened! 215 if we're counting the ones I'm going to do.
You've been challenged. Go forth.
Listening to: birds outside
Reading: article for class
Eating: haha what