Random Acts of Kindness

Next week we're celebrating #RandomActsOfKindness

We want to hear and see your random acts of kindness or hear about your kindness hero

Acts of Kindness don't have to be a huge gestures - they could be offering your seat on the train or helping someone with a heavy bag!

We want you to take a picture of your Act of Kindness and then upload the photo to your Facebook page, Twitter or Instagram account.

Don't forget the hashtag #RandomActsOfKindness and tag Good Morning Britain!

If you are under 16 you will need consent of a parent or guardian. If you would like your photo to be considered to appear on the show then please email it to gmb@itv.com with a contact telephone number. Please also see our participant terms and conditions at itv.com/terms

Remember, we want to see your Acts of Kindness, so please do not upload a photo on anyone else's behalf

If you're looking for some suggestions, we've compiled some Acts of Kindness to inspire you:

Tweet or Facebook message a genuine compliment to three people right now.

Bring doughnuts (or a healthy treat, like cut-up fruit) to work.

While you’re out, compliment a parent on how well-behaved their child is.

Cook a meal or do a load of laundry for a friend who just had a baby or is going through a difficult time.

BE KIND “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” Henry James

Each time you get a new piece of clothing, donate an old one.

Email or write an old teacher who made a difference in your life.

Compliment someone to their boss.

Leave a nice server the biggest tip you can afford.

Smile at someone on the street, just because.

Let someone into your lane. They’re probably in a rush just like you.

Leave a magazine behind for someone else to read at the coffee shop, the doctor’s office, or on a plane.

Help a mother with her pram.

Let the person behind you at the supermarket till with one or two items go ahead of you.

Give someone a book you think they’d like.

Be the person who puts a tip in the tip jar at the coffee shop. (Fewer people tip than you’d think!)

Bring in fun office supplies/or a cake to liven up the workday for everyone.

When you go somewhere to get or do something, ask the people around you if you can pick up anything they need.

When you’re throwing something away on the street, pick up any litter around you and put 

Put sticky notes with positive slogans on the mirrors in toilets.

Let someone have the last parking space

Let someone have your seat on a train

Bring your partner coffee in bed tomorrow.

Try to make sure every person in a group conversation feels included.

Send anonymous flowers to someone who needs cheering-up at work.

Pay the toll charge for the person behind you.

Give someone a tissue who’s crying in the public, and offer to talk about it, but only if they want to.

Babysit for a friend for free.

Compliment someone in front of others.

Hold the lift for someone.

Leave some extra coins in the change section of a vending machine.

Write your partner a list of things you love about them.

Say thank you to a Caretaker or Security Guard or Bus Driver.

Talk to someone at work whom you haven’t talked to before.

Send dessert to another table.

Tell your siblings how much you appreciate them.

Bring a security guard a hot cup of coffee.

Purchase some extra dog or cat food and drop it off at an animal shelter.

Wash someone’s car.

Keep an extra umbrella at work and let someone borrow it on their way home if there’s a sudden downpour.

Make two lunches and give one away.

Help someone struggling with heavy bags.

Give your friend a hug.

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