National Do Something Nice Day

Kindness is being friendly, generous, and thoughtful to the people around you. National Do Something Nice Day is celebrated every year to encourage acts of kindness. Read on to learn more about it!

When is National Do Something Nice Day?

National Do Something Nice Day is celebrated on October 5 every year.

Do Something Nice Day.


The frequently asked questions and fun facts below are sure to encourage you to observe the day well.

How should I observe National Do Something Nice Day?

There are a lot of ways to celebrate this particular day. The simplest and easiest one would be to call someone and tell them how much they mean to you. This might make their day and make their difficulties just that much easier.

You can also help a stranger. For instance, you can pay the bill for the person behind you at the coffee shop or help someone cross the road. If anyone thanks you, you can ask them to pay it forward by helping someone else when the time is right. Opening a door or giving random compliments are great ways to help as well.

Finally, you can volunteer at a local charitable organization. Through this, you can help plant more trees, help them out with your educational skills, or donate some money.

Keep in mind that goodwill to all of our brothers and sisters begins at home. What can you do here and now with the resources you have? A small positive act can do wonders for others and make you feel good in the process. Compassionate people care about others and make a world of difference.

This day is a great reminder for us all to be nice every day. In our busy lives, you may think there is little time to look out for others. But, there is if you’re looking for opportunities.

Being Nice Ideas

  • Perform a random act of kindness.
  • Express your gratitude to your parents.
  • Donate blood or provide some other kind of assistance.
  • Buy a bouquet of flowers for your partner.
  • Make a small gesture of kindness to your family.
  • Treat a friend at a cup of coffee at the coffee shop.
  • Smile at every person you pass on your daily walk.
  • Make a homemade meal for someone who needs it.
  • Help out at homeless shelters, local soup kitchens, or other local organizations. You can have a stronger impact by recruiting a friend.
  • Do a small good deed without anyone knowing you did it.

What are some benefits of helping others?

Other than simply easing their life, helping others can provide an array of benefits. For instance, this will encourage psychological changes in the brain linked with happiness. As a result, this improved well-being will improve your performance and mood.

Helping others also helps make friends and provides a sense of purpose. It also helps put things in perspective and feel better about your condition. The ripple effect will help people further, and your reduced stress can help you live longer.

Fun Facts

Doing something nice for others can help lower your blood pressure, hence preventing various health risks.

Studies have also shown that people who help others have higher self-esteem and better energy too.

Kindness towards others helps increase your Oxycontin levels in the blood, increasing a general feeling of better well-being. This also helps the heart immensely.

Children who do nice things for the other students are known to experience higher peer acceptance.

Almost 80% of children worldwide think that their parents are more concerned with their achievement than the ability to care for others.

People who perform regular acts of kindness age two times slower than others due to reduced cortisol levels!

People are far more likely to perform kind acts if they see others doing so.

With the help of better serotonin production, kindness can help calm you, make you happy, and heal your physical wounds better.

Helping others can also considerably reduce the chances of depression and anxiety, easing your life.

Being Nice Proverbs

One kind word can warm three winter months.
Japanese Proverbs

A willing helper does not wait until he is asked.
Danish Proverb

Whoever does not help himself cannot help others.
Yemeni Proverb

Great deeds come from times of shortage.
Japanese Proverb

He who has no charity deserves no mercy.
English Proverb

To speak kindly does not hurt the tongue.
Traditional Proverb

Deeds are fruits; words are only leaves.
Greek Proverb

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention.
Japanese Proverb

If deeds are wanting, all words appear mere vanity and emptiness.
Greek Proverb

Inspirational Words

Kind words are worth much, and they cost little.
Traditional Proverb

Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
Chinese Proverb

A word of kindness is better than a fat pie.
Russian Proverb

A good deed is worth gold.
Dutch Proverb

Charity sees the need, not the cause.
German Proverb

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.
Traditional Proverb

If relatives help each other, what harm can be done to them?
Ethiopian Proverb

When you do something wholeheartedly, you are not in need of helpers.
Japanese Proverb

See World Kindness Day.

Kindness Quotes

When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
Samuel Goldwyn

Do something good for someone every day.
Jesse White

If we always helped one another, no one would need luck.

Every day is a good day. There is something to learn, care and celebrate.
Amit Ray

Remember, there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
Scott Adams

Life is too short not to create, not to love, and not to lend a helping hand to our brothers and sisters.
Eric Maisel

Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.
Jackie Chan

People really want to do something good. You just have to show them where it is.
Marlo Thomas

To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.

I have been doing good deeds since I was just a small child.
Chen Guangbiao

All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.
Walter Annenberg

The best deed of a great man is to forgive and forget.
Ali Ibn Abi Talib A.S

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Holmes

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.
Khalil Gibran

No good deed ever goes wasted.
Harold S. Kushner

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Be Nice Quotes

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
John Bunyan

I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.
Jana Stanfield

A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
Steve Maraboli

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Charles Dickens

Strong people don’t put others down. They lift them up.
Michael P. Watson

The miracle is this: the more we share, the more we have.
Leonard Nimoy

An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.
Lydia M. Child

Let me do all the good I can to all the people I can, as often as I can, for I shall not pass this way again.
John Wesley

All I’m saying is kindness doesn’t have any boundaries.
Kathryn Stockett

There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life.
Mary Rose McGeady

The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Nelson Henderson

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Ann Landers

Captions for Instagram

Do good for others!

Some days start better than others.

Get out there and help, even if just a little!

Be kind!

The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.

The way you speak to others matters the most!

Volunteer from the heart!

Always be a little kinder than necessary.

Lighten the burden for others!

Lift others up!

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

Part of being a person is about helping others.

Lend a helping hand!

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

Kindness Captions

Do good from the heart!

Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.

Grateful. Thankful. Blessed.

Politeness is the flower of humanity!

Never lose a chance to say a kind word.

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Giving opens the way for receiving!








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