The holiday season is a wonderful time for family, friends, and gratitude.  Christmas reminds us of the power of a kind gesture, word, loving action or connection we can have upon one another.  Those who are more selfless will also produce far greater levels of dopamine, and endorphins the “feel good” hormones which are vital and highly beneficial to our mental well-being.  Make the most of this holiday season by doing some great deeds for those around you and brighten the lives of loved one and strangers alike.

20 Acts of Kindness:

 

  1. Anonymous generosity
  2. Foster animals for the holiday season
  3. Visit a nursing home
  4. Smile at someone
  5. Leave a treat in the mailbox for your postal worker
  6. Pick up litter
  7. Volunteer at a soup kitchen
  8. Babysitting for other parents
  9. Library book drive
  10. Think of the amazing people in your life, take an hour to write those people a letter telling them why they’re amazing.
  11. Make a handmade gift
  12. Hold the door open for somebody
  13. Hug somebody
  14. Let someone get in line ahead of you
  15. Leave a friendly note somewhere
  16. Support a small business
  17. Write letters to deployed soldiers
  18. Give a compliment
  19. Donate to a charity
  20. Donate animal food to a local shelter

December is the month of cheer and joy for so many, but it is also a month that so many struggle for different reasons.  This makes the mission field huge with opportunity for each of us to make a real difference this season. Happy Holidays!!