Thursday night after a hectic night at the restaurant I went home and stretched out on the couch to unwind. As I was flipping through the channels I came across this commerical which I love because it just goes to show just how easy it is to do a simple good deed for someone else on a daily basis.
As this article points out committing random acts of kindness will make you happier, along with being grateful, being more optimistic (something my fellow blogger might want to try especially when talking about politics ), counting one’s blessings and identifying one’s strengths and attempting to use them in new ways.
A poll came out a couple of months ago and Ohio was 47 out of 50 when it comes to happiness which really didn’t surprise me. Yesterday when I was driving to work the traffic was backed up quite a ways on Henderson Road and no one would let this guy in a big truck turn out on to Henderson Road. As I approached him I slowed down, motioned to him and he turned out appreciatively waving to me.
A simple gesture any of the ten or so cars in front of me could have opted for, but didn’t. Here’s a list of 29 ways to carry out random acts of kindness every day. Maybe by trying some of these we can move up to number 46 !