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I Perform Random Acts Of Kindness

Sharing stories of doing something nice all on your own 29,977 People

    Modesty forbids ... But be encouraged .

    .... I stopped to talk to a guy who was begging on the street. He had been playing a penny whistle . Begging in my country is frowned upon. I don't care about that . I gave have him some of time . I noticed he had a newish sleeping bag . I commented on this . His old one had...
    Homejames Homejames 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 2

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    I do some crafting due to a Neurological

    condition. Like a lot of people, I got into scarf making. I take a gift bag with a scarf in it & a card that says, "You have been gifted ! please pay it forward in some way ! Have a great day" ! I take them when we go out & just randomly pick a Lady to give it to.
    ShakeB ShakeB 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 30

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    A guy's ATM got stucked inside the machine.

    .. I was passing by him & noticed him inserting it then it didn't came out. He glanced at me with a disturbed face asked if he can borrow some money to get home. I spare him some as he thanked me a dozen times saying he'll pay me the moment we meet again... it seems impossible...
    LiarOne LiarOne 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I firmly believe in paying it forward.

    In my humble opinion if you have a chance to make another person's life just a little better or happier why not do it? If I died tomorrow, I'd want to know that I was able to serve at least one soul in this cruel world in some way or another...
    Islndgirl Islndgirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I have a really weird dream

    and that is to help people and animals! I want to save the poor and help anyone (both humans and animals) in need. But sometimes I feel like that is impossible , has anyone ever felt the same way? Like it is impossible for one human being to help so many people and animals in...
    AmandizzLove06 AmandizzLove06 16-17, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Whenever

    I don't really see these things as being all that kind, because to me, it's just the way things should be. I hold the door open for people. I help people who have too many things in their hands. I will take the cart from someone who just unloaded it into their car, if I'm on...
    shineon09 shineon09 36-40, F 17 Responses Sep 18, 2013

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    I once helped a random elderly woman at Walmart

    for about an hour because she wasn't sure where to go, and none of the associates could help her.
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Every Act Of Kindness Counts!

    There are probably many people out there who share the regret of not having enough time - or not putting enough time in to volunteerism. There are also those who never even stop to think about it - who don't hold a door for the person behind them - or help an elderly person load...
    SensitiveNavel SensitiveNavel 46-50, F 42 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    I love to surprise people with little things.

    ..especially anonymously... There is a older lady in her 70's, down the street and around the corner from me... I see her all the time.. Is active... She walks 3 miles a day, everyday!!! She does her own lawn... Putts in the yard... Has garage sales... Sits in her garage on...
    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    Tips At Pizza Hut

    Well the other day I was with my brother at Pizza Hut and we had a pretty good waiter . She was nice and very attentive to our drinks. My total came out to about 12 dollars since my brother and I only at one pizza. She kindly took my credit card and kind of have a frown because...
    josearodzjr josearodzjr 18-21, M 19 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    girlcandy1973 girlcandy1973 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 21

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    I do this quite often

    and I never expect anything back from it just that you don't abuse my kindness or mistake it for weakness.
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    I feel like most things in just daily life.

    ..pick something up when someone drops something/giving the cashier back the extra $5 she accidentally gave you etc etc should just BE. Trust me. I hate humans. I pretty much hate everyone. But be decent. This should not be optional. We have to share the same planet/space for a...
    melanist melanist 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    If I come into your life,

    I want to leave you feeling better. I believe in being kind and thoughtful in everything I do. A compliment, holding open a door for someone, even if it's as little as a smile, I want to be a light in darkness.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    Sometimes I ask myself

    why am I in college if I'm going to fail like the way I am.
    Taeking21 Taeking21 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Giving two druck ***** a ride home

    so they wouldnt freeze their balls off in 12°f waiting for a cab. 🚕
    hazeleyes71 hazeleyes71 41-45, F 12 Responses Jan 11

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    Today it will be to keep my mouth shut.

    I think that will be the best I can do
    Dancemomisme1 Dancemomisme1 46-50, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    She followed the blood stains on the carpet,

    leading her to the hurt one. It was hiding under the chair in the living room. Scared. Shaking. Dying. Surrounded by the fear of death.  The big eyes, pouring the fear out all over its face, trying to look up at her, in agony of not being able to breath; wheezing, struggling...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Zoe Benson & Madison Montgomery?

    Who's prettier? Or is it a tie between these beautiful girls 😂
    princessbaby303 princessbaby303 22-25, F a week ago

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    What if today we remember to be a little kinder?

    Speak a little softer? Show people a little more grace? Remember that woman who doesn’t crack a smile today might not be rude, but perhaps just got a call from a doctor with some unsettling results? Remember that the woman who cuts us off in traffic and causes us to miss the...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 14

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    On my way to work I noticed a homeless man

    huddled up by the train station. Around eight hours later I was making my way back home, and he was still there in the same place, just staring at the floor. It made me so sad I quickly bought a bag of crisps and some bottled water from the vending machine inside. I had a bit of...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 70+, F 3 Responses May 7, 2014

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    its really a blessing to go

    and feed the homeless & less fortunate , you should try it some time :-)
    jcisking1 jcisking1 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 2

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    One day I was in the drive thru of a popular

    coffee place. The line was so long. I wasn't in any hurry. I noticed a car coming to the line from a different direction. There was no other way for her to get into the line except wait for an opening, which didn't seem possible because no one wanted to let her into the line...
    JustaSillyfairy JustaSillyfairy 70+, F 8 Responses Feb 16

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    My boss found a bag of weed on the doormat of

    one of the other rooms after a tough day of work yesterday. We're unwinding, and he tells me about it. Says he'll ask our new acquaintance P if it's his. But P doesn't smoke anymore. At least not with his fam on vacation. Then he says he heard the guys who checked in across the...
    SofaKing9000 SofaKing9000 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Much time has passed

    since I made a "selfish" promise to myself. This promise was/is that on a daily bases I will preform at least one act of kindness. The reason I believe it is selfish is because I believe in karma. What goes around comes around three fold. I never boast or tell anyone when I do...
    VRie VRie 51-55, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    The Coupon Lady

    At a place I worked in till a few months ago, there was a coworker I'd notice at lunch time or break times, she was always poring through magazines and newspapers, clipping out coupons. She wasn't someone who talked much to me, but I took note of it, kind of thinking "I ought to...
    rachelkeegan rachelkeegan 31-35, F 26 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    Nameless Strangers and Timeless Lessons.

    .. An old man used to go for a long walk, passing by our house. This happened many years back, when I was a teenager. We stayed at a place where it was very windy, we had a dooryard and we enjoyed chatting in the evenings. It so happened, my grandfather bumped into the same old...
    thoughtbubble thoughtbubble 36-40, M 6 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    Today, I was at the hospital waiting to see the

    doctor. I got sick and it's a sinus infection. So as I was about to exit the hospital, I noticed a woman in a wheelchair struggling to get her wheelchair going. So I helped her by pushing her to where she wanted to go. She had wanted to get to the Tim Horton's inside the...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 6

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    working in a retirement community currently

    and there is no shortage of people needing things. probably the most precious thing I can give is my time. there are so many here that their families never come to visit. so I often make rounds just to check in with my peeps and just visit. so much loneliness. I am going to come...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    "To be rich, is not what you have in your bank

    account but what you have in your heart." The truth is, money is not what we are going to take with us in our graves but our deeds.
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I Took The Cash And Ran

    This morning, on my way to have a manicure/pedicure done, I stopped at the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) to take out some cash. There was a short queue ahead of me. When the man infront of me finished making his transaction, I stepped forward and inserted my card into the...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 29 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    As a society we can all contribute to random

    acts of kindness. People are caught up in what others think to much, or too busy getting involved in others issues/ business, we forget that part of being a human being is too share our appreciation of one another and to form friendships with one another. We all heard these...
    SincerelyLorissa SincerelyLorissa 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    I was one the bus minutes ago here in Italy.

    there are tons of tourists here because of the big catholic feasts. many speak only english. I speak both English and Italian well. it was about 11 p.m. an elderly woman jumped into the bus I was returning home with, at a bus stop, standing on the doorway so that the door...
    cyrax111 cyrax111 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I used to live in Northern California

    and whenever I was feeling like life was kicking my *** I'd pay the toll for myself and also for the car behind me when crossing the Golden Gate Bridge. It happened to me once, I rolled up to the booth and was told that the car in front of me had paid my toll. I didn't know...
    tatersandeggs tatersandeggs 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I had a sweet and very simple experience today!

    I was at a pedestrian stoplight and made eye contact with a very stern, rude looking woman! It looked like she was glaring at me but I ignored that fact and instinctively smiled at her just because this is what I naturally do when I make eye contact. Anyhow after we crossed...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 5 Responses May 12, 2014

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    This kid (23 years old) came into my practice

    one day with an infection. His parents are drug addicts so he was the primary care giver of four younger siblings. Essentially this kid had four kids at age 23! Not fair right? He wasn't angry about it. He was happy to handle the siblings and from what I saw in the kids...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 19 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    I now realize you can't be a nice guy.

    People don't appreciate acts of kindness. I'm tired of hearing I'm too nice. What does that even mean? I'm just a little fed up given so much of myself to self-serving individuals. Basically being kind, caring and loving doesn't seem to be as much fun as being a...
    safaree safaree 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    One time on the train someone had written

    "inspiration for everyone traveling" and had painted a heart on one of the seats. That's what I call a random act of kindness and it made my day <3
    AmandizzLove06 AmandizzLove06 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    At No Cost To You

    I was taught by my Dad that it doesn't cost you a dime to be nice. I'm glad to say that I've lived by that rule. I have a soft heart when comes to children, Senior citizens and people less fortunant. Whenever I see an older person by themselves,I make it a point to ease my way...
    Waymor Waymor 51-55, M 21 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    I Just Couldn't Walk By

    I was still in a very fragile state of depression when this happened, but it still makes me sad to think about it. I had just driven my youngest son to his hockey game and since we had to be there an hour before  his game started, I decided that I had enough time to go...
    jojewel jojewel 56-60, F 41 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Cure For Depression...

    I act on every kind thought that enters my head. I figure it came for a reason. If you are blue, find someone who's worse off than you , And make their day. I'm happy when I take the importance away from myself. Life is a circle game ( thank you Joni Mitchell ) When I die, I...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 7 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M Mar 17

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    The first (and hopefully,

    only!) bar fight I ever got into came about after seeing a guy being verbally abusive to his girlfriend, I asked him to watch his mouth because I was finding his language offensive and he responded by shoving me, so I did the only thing I could; I told the lady "sorry about this...
    Benji91 Benji91 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    I do this whenever I can.

    All they have to do is do the same for me, but they don't have to do it to where it inconvince's them because that don't make me feel good.
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 9

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    was in a gas station.

    the woman in front of me had difficulty with her credit card. she was on empty and had no cash. I never met her before, but I could tell it was a tense situation. while she stepped away from the counter to talk to her husband on the phone and in tears I dropped thirty dollars...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Feb 27

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    A dear sweet, young girl I met at a local

    social meeting, won my affection! She reminded me of myself, but almost twenty years younger. The more I got to know her the more I listened to the trials going on in her life. One day as I was grocery shopping, I heard a little voice in my head that reminded me of this sweet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 9, 2014

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