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MARILYN ANONA writes: We should always be aware that at least one person’s destiny is tied to us and always be kind when we can.
You have got to try a little kindness, show a little kindness, Just shine the light for everyone to see… And if you try a little kindness, then you will overlook the blindness of narrow minded people. These are lines from one song. Its an old song and one of the first song learnt. Yes! The narrow minded find it extremely difficult to be kind. Kindness is one of the greatest virtues. Kindness is good for those who practice it as well as for those who benefit from the kindness of others. I have been kind to people and I have also come across a lot of kind people. Kindness is an attitude or a trait possessed by good people. But it runs deeper than what we think or imagine. Sometimes, people act kindly because they have a motive. Acting kindly because you want or expect something from someone isn’t true kindness. True kindness requires nothing in return. Kind people will exhibit kindness naturally, and on many occasions. But you can also not be a particularly kind person, yet still open a door for an elderly person to make it easier for them to enter your office reception or open the gate for a neighbour who just came back to avoid them taking the pains to come down from their car to open the gate. Kindness is more effective, and less costly, if it is expressed more naturally. kindness is contagious, so it makes our communities nicer places to be. Human beings are naturally hard-wired for love and compassion. So it’s not all chasing about individual success, our communities and society flourish when people look out for each other. Kindness can be as simple as a smile, a thank you or a word of encouragement. It’s a way of connecting, even if only for a brief moment, with those we pass in our daily lives. It doesn’t have to cost anything or take much time. What is important is that it’s an act of genuine care and thoughtfulness for another person. To be kind, it is important for us to be aware of the people around us and to notice their needs and feelings. We all have an innate compassion but sometimes it takes bit of time for us to tune into it. Let’s make a conscious effort to be kind to one another. Some people are in desperate needs for kindness. It may be as little as nice words that don’t cost a thing. Or through gifts which are not hard to give out too. We should always be aware that at least one person’s destiny is tied to us and always be kind when we can. We can plan to be kind, it doesn’t matter. I want to suggest some acts of kindness to help you get started. ***Help out someone in need.
***Offer to look after a friend’s children.
***Donate your old things to charity.
***Give food to a homeless person and take time to talk with them.
***Visit someone who may be lonely.
***Give blood to the sick.
***Volunteer your time for a charity.
***Praise someone for a job well done.
***Pass on a book or a movie you have enjoyed.
***Forgive someone for what they have done against you or for hurting you.
***Visit a sick friend, relative or neighbour.
***Buy an unexpected gift for someone.
***Help out a colleague with too much work load at the office. ***Have a conversation with a stranger.
***Pick up litter as you walk.
***Let someone in front of you in the queue.
***Read a story with a child or play with a lonely child.
***Tell someone they mean a lot to you.
***Let someone have your parking spot.
***Offer your change to someone struggling to find the right amount.
***Treat a loved one to breakfast in bed.
*** Buy cakes or fruit for your colleagues.
*** Invite your neighbour round for a drink and a chat.
*** Offer to help with someone’s shopping. ***Give up your seat.
***Hold a door open for someone.
***Give a (sincere) compliment.
***Make someone laugh.
***Give someone a hug.
***Take time to really listen to someone.
***Let one car in on every journey.
***Make someone new feel welcome.
***Help someone who is lost or stranded. Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Remember, kindness is good for you too not just for the person who is receiving. You heal by helping others. Do have a marvelous Monday. Be Enlightened! Be Inspired!! Be Motivated!!!