This post is part of the Advent Calendar series

Perform Acts Of Kindness

By Chris Ogden

The holiday season is a perfect time to spread kindness to others. There are thousands of ways to make a difference, here are just a few ideas:

  • Shovel out a neighbor
  • Bake extra Christmas cookies to share with someone
  • Smile at a stranger
  • Become an organ donor
  • Pick up some trash
  • Send photos to family
  • Share your favorite book with a friend
  • Volunteer at the library
  • Say hello to strangers
  • Pay for someone behind you
  • Allow everyone else to go first
  • Drop a meal off at a sick friend's house
  • Donate blood
  • Clean out your wardrobe, and donate extras to a charity
  • Let another car take the parking spot
  • Pick up the tab
  • Compliment someone on a job well done
  • Hold the door open for someone
  • Leave a big tip
  • Place a favorite book in a Little Free Library

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