30 Acts of Kindness


Improve the well-being of yourself and others with 30 acts of kindness.

  • Give a genuine compliment.
  • Tell someone you love them.
  • Smile at everyone you see.
  • Do something nice for a stranger.
  • Donate to a charity you believe in.
  • Volunteer in a local community organization.
  • Plan a fun social event for friends, family, and/or coworkers.
  • Encourage someone to pursue one of their goals.
  • Forgive someone who hurt you.
  • Apologize for your mistakes.
  • Catch up with an old friend.
  • Be a good listener when someone needs to vent.
  • Create a mix CD for a friend.
  • Dedicate a song or poem to someone.
  • Say “please” and “thank you” – and really mean it.
  • Leave a generous tip for a friendly waiter/waitress.
  • Pass along a great book you’ve just finished reading.
  • Print out inspirational quotes and post them around town.
  • Deliver fresh-baked goods to the local fire department or police department.
  • Give blood.
  • Mow a neighbor’s lawn.
  • Tell someone you appreciate them.
  • Leave a positive comment on a blog or website you enjoy.
  • Spend more time with your kids.
  • Pay the toll for the car behind you.
  • Organize a local event.
  • Create a “Free Hugs” stand.
  • Do something nice for yourself.

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