How are your kindness skills? Do you look for chances to do something nice for others? Doing things for others makes you feel good inside.
Did you know doing something nice for someone can make you feel stronger and have more energy? And kindness is contagious; others see you do something nice, and suddenly they do something nice and kindness just keeps growing from there.
Kindness can also put a smile on your face and is good for your heart. Doing good things for others can lower your heart rate. Kindness also stimulates the production of serotonin in your body.
This feel-good chemical heals your wounds, calms you down, and makes you happy!
What is the most common rule for kindness?
The Golden Rule:
Do unto others, as you would have them to do unto you.
It has been told to countless kids and adults over the years.
A modern day translation is “Treat people the way you want
to be treated.”
Ann Landers wrote an advice column in newspapers for 47 years. She published and republished these simple guidelines many times in newspapers. These rules are good to follow at any age.
If you open it, close it.
If you turn it on, turn it off.
If you unlock it, lock it up.
If you break it, admit it.
If you can’t fix it, call someone who can.
If you borrow it, return it.
If you value it, take care of it.
If you make a mess, clean it up.
If you move it, put it back.
If it belongs to someone else, get permission to use it.
If you don’t know how to operate it, leave it alone.
If it’s none of your business, don’t ask questions.