KINDNESS IDEAS

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Plant A Tree

Make a difference in your environment and life!

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Find Out Something New About a Coworker

When you see someone almost every day, it can be easy to get caught in the motions of familiar conversation. Make an effort to learn something new about a coworker.

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Run Errands in Clusters

Instead of running errands as they come to mind, save time and reduce fuel costs by doing them in a group

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Drink More Water

When you’re healthy and energetic, it is much easier to be kind.

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Adopt, Don't Shop

If you are considering bringing a new pet into your home, there are countless animals waiting for a family to love them.

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Foster A Pet Up For Adoption

If you’re not prepared to make the leap of adopting a pet, give fostering a try! There are so many animals waiting to be placed, and your kindness can help a lot with their transition.

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Reminisce

Memories can re-create special moments.

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Send an Encouraging Email

A sweet and simple way to boost someone’s spirits is by sending good vibes to someone’s inbox.

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Help Out in the Kitchen

Whether it’s meal prep, setting the table or doing the dishes, there are a bunch of different ways you can help in the kitchen.

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Map Out Your Family Tree

Be creative with it! Bring your relatives closer and help them understand a lineage to be proud of

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Use Cruise Control

It improves your mileage by at least 15% and reduces your car’s emissions!

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Water Your Plants

Think of your plants like you do your pets - they need nutrients to survive!

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Gift an Inspirational Book

Have you ever read a book that changed the way you see the world? Give someone you care about the inspiration to see things differently.

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Start Learning A New Skill

No better time than the present: learn something new that you’ve been wanting to try but haven’t.

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Buy / Borrow Second-Hand

Hand-me-downs are the way to go! This will save you some money and reduce the packaging materials used to sell something

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Reply To A Post You Enjoy

We all get in the habit of breezing past content on social media, though it’s actually worth the effort of making the Internet a positive and constructive place.

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Complain Less

Being positive in a negative situation makes you a leader

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Have a Vegetarian Day

Don’t feel the need to give up meat for life, but do your part by having one meat-free day a week

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Send A Postcard

Getting a heartfelt note will surely make someone’s day - who doesn’t love snail mail?

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Join An Online Forum

If it’s a topic you genuinely enjoy or are passionate about, share your knowledge: start discussions and answer questions for others.

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Start a Community Garden

Learn more about your neighbors and having a green thumb by sharing vegetables, herbs and the beauty of a garden with those around you!

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Conserve Energy

Be kind to our planet by being conscious about the amount of energy you are consuming.

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Cheer On A Teammate

Cheering on a fellow teammate can have a bigger impact than you might expect...

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Clean Your Room

A great way to show yourself kindness is by cleaning your personal space!

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Eat Local

Eating locally can be a kind way of impacting local farmers and business!

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Make A Scrapbook

Create a home for your memories - then gift it to someone or keep it for yourself

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Respect Wildlife

When you are out in nature, you are imposing on the natural habitat of many species. Be sure to be respectful of all the wild animals you see by observing at a distance, not feeding them, and leaving no trace.

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Create Bookmarks

You could give them to the library, place them in books or hand them to readers

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Hold A Teddy Bear Drive

Then donate the bears to hospitals, police stations or fire departments for children in need

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Be Spontaneous!

Sometimes, random acts of kindness just come to you in the moment!

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Tutor Someone

Helping someone learn can be beneficial to both teacher and student!

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Give A Gift Card

A generous and personalized way of showing kindness is by giving gift cards...

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Run / Walk A 5K For A Cause

It’s such a great feeling to combine doing something good for yourself and others - help out a charity in need through exercise.

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Cook A Meal

Show someone you care about kindness from the kitchen!

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Pick Up Trash Around Town

Garbage isn’t meant for the streets, do your part for your city and community by picking up pieces of trash every now and again.

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Laugh Often

Start telling jokes, watching cat videos on YouTube, or whatever makes you laugh!