Stories of Kindness from Around the World

Kindness Through Simplicity

--by kat94, posted Jun 25, 2022
I was recently moved to another elementary school in order to help out in a few programs. After the first week, I ran into the custodian who thanked me for the most simple task...stacking chairs in my classroom at the end of the day. Something as simple as that makes his job of sweeping/mopping the floors a much easier task.

Here he was thanking me, when it should be the other way around. It got me thinking about little things that I could do that would make a bigger difference for others. Today, while grocery shopping I came across a bunch of poorly put away shopping baskets. I noticed that if they were poorly put away to begin with, people were more likely to continue with that trend. So, as I put mine away, I fixed the stack neatly, which may encourage others after me to do the same.

Keeping my eyes open for more simple acts of kindness!
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Readers Comments

cabbage wrote: That is such a great insight! It's often very small things that we can do to ease someone else's day! Thank you very much for sharing your story.
cheeka wrote: You set a great example. Thank you
brindlegirl wrote: Love is always in the simple things. The simple things leave the BIGGEST imprints on our hearts xox
pluto178 wrote: Tiny steps add up to a long journey x
Mish wrote: You lead by your kind example, Kat. You are always kind & thoughtful. Bless ❤️
Rajni wrote: You did a very good job of tidying up chairs at school and baskets at grocery store. Your nature of tidying up things out side will definitely help keep inside of you tidy. Thanks for very inspiring post.
DANCE wrote: You are so sweet and kind
Balou wrote: Wonderful kindness! ... and yes, it often is 'just' the small things ...
Helenconnell2 wrote: Thanks
mindyjourney wrote: So many of those kind ways add up! Thank you for doing :)))

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