Sometimes life is hard and things seem super screwed up. But it’s amazing how easy it can be to make a difference without having to change your life. Here are some simple ways to make the world a better and kinder place.

 

Simple ways to make the world a better and kinder place:

 

Smile and make eye contact
Screen Shot 2015-09-29 at 9.35.50 AMSay please and thank you
Good-Morning-Cards-4481Say “good morning” to a stranger
Compliment-a-Woman's-Personality-Step-4Be generous with compliments, even to strangers
When dining out, box up your leftovers and give to someone who’s hungry
imag2016-1Drop the road rage, and let another car merge into your lane
how-much-to-tip-ftrTip an extra 5%
tree-plantingPlant a tree
FWEKDMHF6PC9KC1.LARGEIf you see trash, pick it up

Writing letters

Write someone a letter of appreciation

img_1891Put family and friend’s birthdays in your calendar and wish them a “Happy Birthday” – Facebook helps make this easy
Screen Shot 2015-09-29 at 10.26.51 AMPolitely tell someone if they have food in their teeth

Mothers and children in doorway

Introduce yourself and welcome your new neighbors to the neighborhood (even if they don’t have a pool you want to swim in)

best-friends-high-five-dogVisit an animal shelter and give an animal in need love and attention
il_fullxfull.656729243_1fnoWrite a thank you note
469346232_1280x720Bring in your neighbor’s trash cans
Don’t take a handicapped parking spot if you don’t actually need it (someone else does actually need it)
Need a Technology LessonCall your grandparents
Screen Shot 2015-09-29 at 10.48.04 AMReturn lost items to their owner
Be the HelpHelp someone for free
Clear the snow off a neighbor’s car
recycle_logo_copyRecycle
Head shower while running waterUse less water
Buy coffee for person behind you in line
PigsEat less meat (and only humanely raised)
Drive less. Walk and bike more
Stop using disposable plastic bottles
Shop local
Adopt a pet from a shelter instead of a pet store or breeder
slide_339363_3475404_freeIf you have lots of items to checkout at grocery store, and person behind you has only a few, let them cut in front of you in line

 

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It’s become my mission to show the world that not only is kindness fun and easy to do, but also that small actions can have giant impacts. That’s why I started Kinda Kind. I’m glad that your path has led you here and I’m glad we’re on the journey together to make kindness badass.