Good Samaritan–ism

  • Let someone in front of you in line
  • Fix shopping carts at a store
  • Pick up trash
  • Park further away so someone else can park closer
  • Give up your seat on a crowded bus, subway, etc
  • Offer to give someone a ride
  • Stop at a crosswalk
  • Let another car go in front of you
  • Learn the names of people you see regularly but don’t know personally, then make a point to say hello
  • Hold the door for someone
  • Be a good listener to someone who is having a hard time
  • Offer to help someone who is sick: make dinner, grocery shop, clean house, etc
  • Recycle
  • Say hi to the person with you in an elevator
  • Listen to an elderly person share stories from their youth
  • Volunteer to become a “Big Brother” or “Big Sister”
  • Invite someone who is eating alone to join you

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