Small things can make a big difference: letting someone go before you on the road; giving up your seat on public transport for a parent with an infant; caring for a neighbour’s plants while they are unwell, donating unwanted items to a charity and taking the time to ask your colleague how they are coping.
Acts of kindness can be a significant gift such as donating bone marrow to a family member or performing a signal service to a friend (or stranger) in need. Remember, try different acts of kindness and do as many in a day as you can.
At the end of each day, take note of all the kind things you’ve done: big and small.
Can you notice the difference you experience in your own happiness?
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