BE KIND; Say nice things to people
Whether you're in the check-out line at the grocery store, the elevator at work (later this year, of course), or waiting to make a deposit at the bank, pay a compliment to a stranger. Tell someone you like their shoes, earrings, or tie, or if someone is very helpful, thank them for being so attentive.
Interaction with strangers is a crucial part of daily life, helping to strengthen our ability to communicate and self-esteem. By striving to make those interactions positive, feelings of generosity and compassion are created that benefit both parties. Altruistic acts have been shown to trigger the release of chemicals such as dopamine in the brain, resulting in a rush of good feelings that last long after your interaction ends. Win-Win!
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