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Today’s Act of Kindness: Big Smile

Today’s Act of Kindness: Big Smile

I was stopped at a light this morning and looked over to see a woman in the next car boppin’ and movin’ and groovin’ to some tune. She looked over and gave me a big smile. I immediately smiled back and felt good. Bam! Just like that some stranger had sent me a package of feel-good energy. So simple, and so powerful.

And thus we have today’s Random Act of Kindness (a quick mission you can do to make a big impact on someone’s day):

Give a stranger a huge smile
(no half smiles! …and not so big they think you’re creepy! ;)

After you’ve completed your mission:

1. Please share your experience in the comments below. Who did you smile at? How did they react? How’d it make you feel? Let us know and help inspire more of us to share the love.

2. Then, click the “I did this” button below to claim 20 Butterfly Credits you can use to make even more of a difference. (Honor system. Only one click per person.)

Thank you for making a difference!

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5:29AM PST on Jan 25, 2015

:) thanks

5:29AM PST on Jan 25, 2015


8:24AM PST on Dec 29, 2014

Thank you

7:57AM PST on Nov 21, 2014

Thank you so much for sharing!

1:34AM PDT on Oct 23, 2014

to my mother and my dog

10:47PM PDT on Oct 17, 2014

smiled at the commuter who sat next to me this morning :)

11:17AM PDT on Sep 26, 2014

to my cats, my husband, my crazy son

11:29PM PDT on Sep 25, 2014

To my mother.

8:39PM PDT on Sep 25, 2014

gave a big smile to the kittens

12:33AM PDT on Sep 20, 2014

Thank you!

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about Randy Paynter

Randy Paynter is the Founder & CEO of Care2 - the largest online community of people making a difference in healthy & green living, human rights and animal welfare. Randy... more

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