Unexpected Ways To Make Somebody’s Day
When was the last time you got an unexpected call or e-mail from someone that totally brightened your mood? Try taking time to surprise people in your life with little acts of kindness -- it makes them feel special. Here are some ideas:
Send a handwritten note in the mail. Just a few encouraging words will do.
Give your spouse or boyfriend a small gift on your next date night.
Send a gift basket or flowers to the hotel room of a friend on a long trip.
Cut the grass or shovel snow for a neighbor who is overwhelmed at work.
Take some food over to a family who's suffering from financial hardship.
Call and invite an old friend over for coffee.
Offer to buy lunch for a co-worker you don't know very well and get to know them!
Spend some time with an elderly neighbor or friend who is lonely.