25 Ways to Be Kind

 by Peter Spence in Sport, Yoga 2 Comments

You don’t need a reason to help people. Let’s remember to be kind to one another. It isn’t always apparent on the outside when we are facing struggles on the inside. After all, when this is all over, all that will really matter is how we treated each other.

When we enter this world our Kindness IQ is intact. We can keep it that way through our actions. Kindness is like a muscle–it gets stronger the more you use it…or atrophies if you don’t.

You don’t need a reason to be kind to people. Instead, here are 25 suggestions and ideas of ways to be kind.

25 Ways to Be Kind.

  1. Smile and make someone’s day a little sweeter
  2. Look for ways you can promote peace
  3. Just listen
  4. Offer a hug or embrace
  5. Invite someone new into your friend tribe
  6. Send out a kind email or card
  7. Give someone a genuine compliment
  8. Help someone out in a practical way, just because
  9. Hold open the door for the person behind you
  10. Encourage a friend or family member when they are uncertain or 
  11. Make peace with someone that has hurt you
  12. Strike up a conversation with a stranger
  13. Let someone into your lane while driving
  14. Pay for the person behind you in line
  15. Give your time to a friend or someone who needs it
  16. Say Thank You and Please everyday without fail
  17. Meditate on lovingkindness: May you be happy, healthy, peaceful and free from suffering and may my actions in some way contribute to the happiness, health, peace and freedom for all
  18. Say “I love you” a little more often to your family and friends
  19. Pause before you speak–choose words with positive intention
  20. Help someone get some rest (watch their kids, run an errand, bring them dinner)
  21. Pick up litter you see thrown about even if it’s not yours
  22. Remove complaints and curses for one week
  23. Gift something meaningful to someone: loan a book, bring flowers, drop off cookies
  24. Make a donation
  25. Give up your seat or for that matter move your yoga mat in class with positive intent
Peter Spence25 Ways to Be Kind

Peter Spence

Matthew Langford Perry is an American-Canadian actor and comedian. He is well known for his Emmy-nominated role as Chandler Bing on the popular, long-running NBC television sitcom Friends.


  1. Bren Murphy

    I love this – kindness as a root energy has enormous value. It gives me a mantra, intention and value all in one word. Thanks.

  2. Health & Fitness

    Amazing article! Great material you’ve shared on this topic. I really had a lot of help from this and I would like to return the favor and that’s why I am writing this positive comment for your article !

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