Many times we can be guilty of focusing mostly on our troubles and worries. It can become an effort to do the everyday things like washing dishes, mowing the lawn, feeding the kids a decent meal. Is there a way to overcome these feelings that keep us down and unwilling to do the things we need to do? Is there a way to get back on track emotionally and make a difference at the same time?
One surefire way to get your mind off your troubles and to make a difference is to stop focusing on yourself and focus instead on someone else and their needs. There are countless people who very seldom receive any kindness or thoughtful treatment; many who need to know they matter to someone; many who need to know someone cares. You can make a difference and lift your spirits all at one time!
Once you’ve decided to take this step, what do you do? Below are five kindness motivation tips from the free e-book, 101 Ways to Change the World.
1. Everyone needs friendship (even you).
2. Find a kid who needs to know they matter - unfortunately, there are way too many of them.
3. Share flowers or vegetables from your garden
4. Become an email Pen Pal with someone - it is so easy to send daily e-mails in order to make a difference in someone’s life. You could email:
5. Put gift certificates in a special card or note. Go to your local:
Many of the bad things happening in our world are done by people who never believed they mattered. No one took the time to show kindness or let them know they are special. Just one act – changing a person’s anger and sadness with your love – can have a far-reaching impact!
Use these five kindness motivation tips to start your own ideas flowing.
Author Ginny Dye shares how practical acts of kindness can make a difference in our world. Get all 101 tips on how you can make a difference by going to http://www.101WaysSeries.com and request "101 Ways to Change the World".