20 Ways To Brighten Up Someone’s Day

Maybe someone is having a bad day—or maybe someone has been feeling under the weather for quite some time—you never know how far a kind gesture can do for someone. It doesn’t take a lot to spread goodness to the world. Scroll down to read easy ways to brighten up someones’s day. 



Brighten Up Someone's Day


20 Ways To Brighten Up Someone’s Day

Here are 20 easy ways to brighten up someone’s day.


1. Pay for the person behind you in line when buying coffee or food.

2. Write a note of appreciation to a family member, friend, neighbor, or coworker.

3. Compliment a dedicated gym member.

4. Let someone go in front of you in traffic.

5. Offer to plow or mow an elderly neighbor’s yard/driveway.

6. Reach out to someone you haven’t seen in a long time to say you’re thinking of them.

7. Leave extra quarters next to machines at the laundromat.

8. Offer to return a cart for an elderly person.

9. Give cold bottled water/snacks to your mailman.

10. Give dog food or volunteer at an animal shelter.

11. Give a generous tip.

12. Help someone who has a flat tire or dead battery. 

13. Bring coloring books and supplies to a children’s hospital.

14. Leave a sweet, thoughtful comment on someones photo on social media.

15. Ask a cashier how their day is going.

16. Pick up trash at your local park, trails, or beach.

17. Knit or crochet hats for newborns in a local hospital. 

18. Give hot food, water, socks, underwear to the homeless. 

19. Leave a dollar inside a library book.

20. Offer your seat to someone standing on the bus or train.


Try to make it a habit of doing more kind acts to others. You will not only feel better—but other will too.


Kindness Quotes


Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” – Jackie Chan

Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”Scott Adams

“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are” -Harold S. Kushner




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