Random Acts of Kindness

A hell of a lot happened in 2012, but the one big thing that I took away from it all was just how amazing it is when someone does something selfless. No matter how big or small the gesture, the fact that people that I had never met did something to make my life easier was a big deal.

As a result I have been thinking a lot about how I can do similar things for other people and pay it forward. When someone thinks of you in some way it feels good and similarly thinking of someone else feels good too. It’s something that most of us would probably agree that we could do more of I think, it really is amazing what a difference the smallest, simplest gesture can make to some ones day.

And in that vein I’d really love to put this into action and for it to work.

I’m promising to make something for the first six people who comment on this post. I won’t tell you what or when and it could arrive any time between now and the end of 2013 (if I told you it wouldn’t be a surprise would it!)

If you want to take part either comment quickly or feel free to start your own pay it forward project on your blog.

If you comment to receive something you must blog and promise to do/make/send something to as many people as you choose. Because that’s what paying it forward is all about isn’t it?

This isn’t about money or extravagance, it could be anything from a  handwritten letter to a knitted blanket or a doodle or favourite book…literally anything. The point is to think of others and spread a little unexpected happiness.

I’ve started a blog hop, so if you do get involved please link your posts up there – you can find it on the Random Acts of Kindness page. There’s a badge to grab there too if you want one.

If you’re one of the first 6 to comment please could you ping me an email with your address? Thank  you!

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