Pay It Forward through Random Acts of Kindness

Is it possible for one idea to change the world? What if pay It forward through random acts of kindness was one of those ideas?

As you can see in the following trailer of the well-known movie Pay It Forward (which is based on the book Pay It Forward by Catherine Hyde), one idea can take on a life of it’s own and help change the world.

 

What is Pay It Forward?

The idea behind the Pay It Forward movement is that one person does three favors for three other people. I have heard some people say the favor has to be something the person cannot do for themselves, however I prefer to think that the favor is unconditional and comes from the heart.

 

10 Simple Random Acts of Kindness

What are 10 simple Random Acts of Kindness you can do to Pay It Forward today?

  1. Hold the door open for someone,
  2. If you are going through a toll booth, pay for the car behind you,
  3. Give blood,
  4. Smile or say ‘hi’ to a stranger,
  5. Make a donation,
  6. Mentor or tutor someone in need,
  7. Offer your seat to someone on a crowded bus or ferry,
  8. Listen openly to people’s stories without trying to change them,
  9. Be a safe driver and let people in front of you on the road, and
  10. Pick up rubbish/litter in a park, beach or open space close to you.

 

Over to You…

We know that kindness is linked to wellbeing, so next time you are having a challenging day, why not do a random act of kindness for someone or better still make it a habit for your wellbeing? There are a couple more ideas on kindness here and 20 inspirational quotes on kindness here.

I would love to hear some of your ideas, so feel free to leave them in the comments section below or drop on over to our Facebook page.

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