Give without Expecting Anything in Return.
It’s Good for the Soul!
Say “Good Morning!” Leave a thank you note for your mailman. End your email with a compliment. Start a piggy bank for a good cause. Share your blessings. Have gratitude. Give a helpful hand when you see someone carrying a lot of stuff. Give up your seat to someone. Be patient. Put down your phone and be present. Send a friend an old picture of the two of you together with a kind word. [Click to Tweet] Leave a surprise so someone knows that you are thinking of them. Call someone you love. Add a note to their lunch box. Tell them you love them with a lipstick note on the bathroom mirror. Pick up trash you find along the way. Donate blood. Help someone loading groceries into their car. Let a car pass in front of you and give a thumbs up. Write an “I’m thinking of you” note. Tell someone that you appreciate them. Pack their favorite snack. Let someone know that they made a difference in your life. Smile at everyone you cross paths with. Let them sleep in. Surprise your loved ones with their favorite hot breakfast drink. Leave a nice comment on Facebook. Hold the door open. Send a thank you note through the mail. Listen with your heart. Pray for someone in need. Give a compliment to a stranger. Compliment someone who deserves it. Send a card to someone in the military overseas. Pass along a great book that you just finished reading. Help a loved one with their least favorite chore. Donate old clothes to someone in need. Call an elderly relative. Spread good news. Agree to disagree. Give words of encouragement. Give a random hug. Leave an encouraging post-it note for a coworker. Brush the snow off of someone’s car. Encourage a child to pay it forward in their own way. Visit a sick friend or loved one. Plant a tree. Forgive mistakes. Celebrate something new every day. Bring hot chocolate to a friend who could use a pick me up. Leave a nice blog comment. Give the gift of music. Be cheerful. Draw someone a picture. Feed the birds. Say “God bless you” when someone sneezes. Give a wink. Be a positive person to be around. Let someone go ahead of you in line or simply ask them about the weather.
The entire chemistry of our body changes when we shift our thoughts, actions and words to ones of gratitude. [Click to Tweet] Gratitude for this life we are given. Small random acts of kindness is a great way to show your gratitude and to be thankful for all the good in our world. You never know how quickly you could change a moment by simply being kind. I urge you to give intentionally to the moments in your life. I guarantee it to cause a positive chain reaction! So pay it forward, it’s good for the soul!
In keeping with my mantra, to live an intentional life, I choose to pay it forward! I choose to be good to my soul!
How will you choose to pay it forward?
February 28, 2016
Functional Endocrinology of Ohio
Akron: 2800 S. Arlington Road, Akron, Ohio 44312 (330) 644-5488
Cleveland: 6200 Rockside Woods Blvd., Ste. 100, Independence, Ohio 44131 (216) 236-0060
Dr. Keith S. Ungar and Dr. Andrew Kender, Chiropractic Physicians
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