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Random Acts of Kindness

  1. Make a hot beverage for a friend/family
  2. Help someone carry their pushchair up/down the stairs
  3. Lend a friend a book you think they’d like
  4. Purchase ethical goods
  5. Help someone improve, give them constructive feedback


Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, 15th century



Having political authority

Examples of Puissant in a sentence

“My grandfather thought he ruled the house, but we all knew grandma was the most puissant.”

“The new president demonstrated her puissant ability by passing several laws right away.”

Random Acts of Kindness to choose from:)_

1. Call or email someone you haven’t talked to in awhile, just to ask how they are.
2. Call or write a teacher who changed your life.
3. Call your grandparents or parents and let them know how they’ve impacted your life
4. Organize a carpool
5. Participate in Pack-A-Backpack for a child
6. Share a positive message with a stranger, whether it’s a compliment on their hat or an anonymous note on the bathroom mirror.
7. Text a friend to say you’re thinking of them.
8. Volunteer to give a tour of your school.
9. When it snows, shovel someone’s driveway you don’t know at all.
10. restaurant

Word of the Month

Word of the month
Movement of products from a production facility to a warehouse or courier managing delivery to the end user

Wisdom Quote

It isn’t what happens that matters, but how you respond to it.

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. (Lou Holtz)

Just like time keeps moving forward so must you.
Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. (Sam Levenson)

Suggestions for Random Acts of kIndness

Random Acts of Kindness

  1. Babysit for free.
  2. Bake something and share it with a group.
  3. Be a mentor for someone who needs it.
  4. Bring coloring books and crayons to a family shelter.
  5. Buy the next round of drinks at happy hour.
  6. Compliment someone.
  7. Cook a meal for a family with a new baby.
  8. Do a friend’s pile of laundry.
  9. Donate a toy.
  10. Donate your talents. Offer your photography, writing or sewing skills to a charity.
  11. Donate your work clothes to someone in need.
  12. Email an inspiring journalist or blogger to thank them for making a difference.
  13. Help someone look for a job.
  14. Help someone with groceries.
  15. Help someone with their homework.
  16. Hide a love note in someone’s purse or pocket.
  17. Hide inspirational messages on sticky notes around the office.
  18. Hold the elevator door open for someone who is running late.
  19. Illustrate pretty drawings and bring them to a children’s hospital.
  20. Introduce a co-worker to a professional contact.
  21. Invite a new co-worker to lunch.
  22. Join a kindness challenge.
  23. Leave a copy of your favorite book on a bus or train with a note in it.
  24. Leave a funny note on a random car.
  25. Leave a funny on the whiteboard in the conference room.
  26. Leave a nice note on someone’s desk.
  27. Leave an inspirational note in a library book.
  28. Leave flowers on someone’s doorstep.
  29. Let someone go in front of you at the checkout line.
  30. Make a video to cheer someone up.
  31. Make and give care packs to the homeless.
  32. Make someone a gratitude journal they can write in.
  33. Make someone a playlist.
  34. Mow your neighbors’ lawn after mowing your own.
  35. Offer someone your parking spot for the day.
  36. Organize a fun family reunion.
  37. Participate in a fundraiser.
  38. Pay for someone else’s coffee.
  39. Pick up trash on the beach or park.
  40. Plant a tree.
  41. Put a quarter in an expired meter.
  42. Read a book to someone.
  43. Run an errand for someone.
  44. Run or walk for a cause.
  45. Send a care package to a soldier.
  46. Send an encouraging letter to someone who needs it.
  47. Send your boss an email about a co-worker’s hard work.
  48. Spend time with the elderly.
  49. Support local farmers and markets.
  50. Support someone’s charity or campaign.
  51. Surprise the office with donuts or cupcakes.
  52. Take someone to lunch.
  53. Take your neighbor’s dog for a walk.
  54. Talk to a manager about a great waiter/waitress.
  55. Teach someone how to cook a healthy meal.
  56. Volunteer at a local non-profit.
  57. Wash someone’s dishes.
  58. Write a thank you letter to someone who has helped you out.

5 Idioms of the day

Like Receiving Your Own Gift.
Devil’s Grin.
Trying To Jump To The Moon.
That’s Thinking With Your Heart And Loving With Your Mind.
A Stranger Today Can Be A Friend Tomorrow.

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Wisdom Quotes

Wisdom lies not in the answers one gives, but in the questions one asks.

It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question. (Eugene Ionesco)

Nobody is born with wisdom, but only those who seek it will find it.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. (Benjamin Franklin)