Blessed Are the Meek
Grin and Bear It, Whatever That Means
Everyone may deserve to be yelled at a little—especially when they are YELLING AT YOU!! But this week, when you desire to raise your voice, work to be gentle and soft-spoken instead.
Mow and Go
Wait until they're gone, then mow your neighbor's yard. Don't let them know it was you.
Serving the Snot-nosed
Okay, admit it. You were a pain in the neck to all your grade school teachers. But some of those teachers still stand out in your memory as being outstanding. Write a letter to one, thanking him or her for being significant in your life. If the person is a college professor, go to ratemyprofessor.com and enter a good rating.
Still Backed Up on I-95.
On an unseasonably cold or warm day, take hot coffee or ice water to the crew working out local construction site
While You Were Sleeping
Most businesses have a night staff. Find a way to recognize their hard work. Take time to find out what kind of snack they might like, do a job or two you know is usually their responsibility, or write a letter of appreciation to both the night staff and their boss.
Social Network Pick-Me-Up. (Which is better than the alternative: a social network throw you down.)
Using your social network a choice, Publicly praise someone else at least once a day. Better yet, praise someone toward whom you feel competitive or jealous.
Why Thank You, Grocery-Runner Man
Help people carry groceries to their cars. Or spend some time in the parking lot taking carts to the cart return for shoppers.
We’re Giving You Permission To Toot Your Own Horn.
What is your gift? Are you a brilliant carpenter? Play the piano like Mozart? Have a keen sense in finance?
Whatever it is, offer your talents to help someone else—with no strings attached.