My friend Sarah and I are starting a Pay it Forward movement on campus.
We ask that you join along.
Do one random or not so random act of kindness each day.
It can be anything you can think of -— short of anything illegal.
Acts can be smiling at a stranger, opening a door for someone, volunteering, giving blood or anything else that comes to mind.
Just keep sharing the kindness.
“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared,” Buddha said.
I recently found this quote and thought it made sense.
If we are happy and share that with others, they might just share it with others.
This goes for being miserable and rude.
Both spread fast and very far.
If I spend all day smiling at every single person, they may end up smiling at someone else.
Kindness spreads but it may be hard to get the ball rolling on that.
It seems small, but try helping one person a day. it adds up to seven people a week, 30 people per month, and 365 per year.
Looking at that, kind acts really do add up.
Each of those people might then spread kindness to others they encounter.
Imagine how far that will spread.
Each week we will be searching for new happy quotes to show and respond to.
Keep happiness spreading.