As we’re on our way to Honduras this morning, I just wanted to say thank you to all my guest posters! I’m so excited for you all to read their posts while we’re gone. If the internet is working, I’ll try to post updates, as well!

First up – Heather from Then Heather Said, one of my very favorite blogs.

1.       Jot down a note of appreciation. It doesn’t have to be a thank you card.  Take a post-it note and jot down a sentence of gratitude.  Take a piece of scrap paper and scribble down a few sweet words.

2.       Take a piece or two of sidewalk chalk outside your friend’s home, and decorate a square of sidewalk with a sunny doodle and words of wonderful.  One of my favorite phrases to share: “You’re OH-SO Fabulous!”

3.       Scroll through the contacts in your phone.  Send a random day brightening text to the friend you’ve gone way too long without talking to.

4.       Clean up after someone else’s mess without complaining.  It’s nice. Offer to take someone’s trash to the kitchen.  Pick up an empty bottle you find in the park.  Hug someone who has been left hurt.

5.       Walk into the party supply store.  Purchase one helium balloon.  [I suggest a purple one!] Tie to your wrist.

11 Responses to “5 in 5: 5 Little 5-Minute-or-Less Activities You Can Do to Spread Kindness”

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    Lauren @ What Lauren Likes — July 27, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Have fun girl!! looking forward to pictures :) cute pics btw- loved the balloon tip!

    • Heather replied: — July 28th, 2011 at 4:37 pm

      Thanks! I truly think that balloons help make the world a better place!

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    Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean — July 27, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    what fun ideas! loved this post

    • Heather replied: — July 28th, 2011 at 4:37 pm

      Thank you, Lindsay!

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    Tracey — July 27, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    Great tips!
    Have a safe trip!

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    Mary @ Bites and Bliss — July 27, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    Awww, I love this!!! I really want to decorate my friend’s sidewalk with chalk now. :) My friends do things like that except they’ll go around and “puzzle people”, buying really lame kids puzzles and leaving them all made up at their doorstep. It’s cute. :P

    • Heather replied: — July 28th, 2011 at 4:36 pm


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    Biz — July 27, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    Great post – have a safe trip – looking forward to the recap pics!

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    Maryea {Happy Healthy Mama} — July 27, 2011 at 7:56 pm

    I love this post! The pictures are fantastic and such a great message. :-)

    • Heather replied: — July 28th, 2011 at 4:36 pm

      Thanks so much :)


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