Random Acts of Kindness
It's National Random Acts of Kindness Day! It's a day that's all about spreading joy and kindness, and it's celebrated on February 17th each year. Have you ever wondered how this day got started? The history of National Random Acts of Kindness Day goes back to the 1980s. It was started by a group called the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, which was founded in 1995. The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation was founded by a group of people who wanted to encourage more kindness in the world. They believed that small acts of kindness could make a big difference in people's lives and could ultimately lead to a more compassionate and loving society. But before that, the concept of doing kind things for others had been around for a long time. The idea of performing random acts of kindness can be traced back to the ancient Greek philosopher, Aristoteles, who believed that kindness was an essential part of a good life. Throughout history, many individuals and groups have promoted the idea of kindness, including the religious and spiritual communities. Over time, the idea of National Random Acts of Kindness Day has gained popularity, and now people all over the world celebrate it by doing kind things for others. Some people leave flowers or notes for their neighbors, others pay for someone's coffee or hold the door open for a stranger. There are countless ways to spread kindness on this day. In a world that can often feel divided and negative, National Random Acts of Kindness Day is a reminder that kindness can bring people together and make the world a better place. So, go out and do something kind for someone today! You just never know how much that could makes someone's day, week, or even year! Check out some suggestions below!