List of Random Ways To Show Love And Acceptance

This post called also be called “Not celebrating your victory in other peoples faces”, “Nice Things To Make People Smile”, “How not to fight with people who have a different opinion to you”, or indeed, “How not to be a jerk”.

I’m not going to write about how messy peoples feelings can get after an election / referendum / regeneration / big political news*, as I would find myself trying to find new ways of writing the same points every few months.

So instead of trying to fight over the result of the above mentioned event, why don’t we try doing something more positive instead?

Here’s a number of ideas of different ways that we can spread love and acceptance to people around us.

Do The Flippin Dishes.

There’s no point looking after people in the neighbourhood, if you don’t take care of those nearest to you. Do the washing up every now and then.

Hit The Block Button.

We all know people that share and write stuff online that at best, you don’t agree with. At worst you wonder if they are trying to make people angry.

Why don’t we just block them? Or at least Mute them or something. Dont choose to see their stuff if they are going to make you angry.

Hand Out Free Hugs.

Something like this?

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Or like this?

Drop a Letter On The Ground

Write a letter to a stranger, and leave it somewhere for them to find. Something like these guys.

Watch a Kids TV Show or a Movie.

Face it.
Kids movies are awesome. Theres normally bright colours, wide eyed characters, wonder, and songs.

Or educate yourself on the innocent wonder of Sarah and Duck…

Volunteer For A Local Charity / Organization.

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Because volunteers are awesome, and there’s probably something out there you’d like doing. (I personally know of opportunities to cook, and build lego.*) If nothing else, doing something good might help to improve your CV.

Like EVERYTHING

 

Step 1. Order loads of these stickers from Amazon.facebook-like-sticker

Step 2. PUT THEM EVERYWHERE!!!!

 

Any other suggestions you’d like to share?

*Please delete as appropriate.

Tell Me Something Happy?

I was going to write a deep and meaningful response to the news from Manchester this week, but I’m out of words.

So therefore, I’m not going to write anything, besides, there is probably a better writer out there, that has written about Manchester far more beautifully than I could.

Therefore, I’m going to do something a little different, and kinda scary.

I’m going to ask you to leave a comment. 

Tell me something happy,

tell me about something that has made you smile recently,

tell me about something that gives you hope.

Tell me some good news. 

This could be something seemingly small, and not massively noteworthy, but if it seemed good to you, I want you to share it below. It might be a link to some good and positive news in the world.

Help me see something to smile about in the world.

Help other people smile.

Help others see some hope, love, and positivity.

Tell me something something happy. 

 

Need Some Good News?

Have you ever woken up, and checked the news, wondering what else is wrong with the world? Maybe with something like this going through your head?

The Sofa cant shake the feeling that the world is filled with bad news story followed by bad news story. (At least according to the newspapers anyway…). Well The Sofa has cracked a little, and has created The Good News Page on Facebook.

The Good News Page is there to talk about the good stuff in the world.

The Good News Page is there to put something positive into your Facebook feed.

If you like the idea, can you spare The Good News Page a like, and get some good news into your Facebook world.

Want Some Good News?

I don’t seem to be alone in thinking that 2016 has been filled with bad news story followed by bad news story. (At least according to the newspapers anyway…). Well The Sofa has cracked a little, and has created The Good News Page on Facebook.

The Good News Page is there to talk about the good stuff in the world.

The Good News Page is there to put something positive into your Facebook feed.

If you like the idea, can you spare The Good News Page a like, and get some good news into your Facebook world.

Japan. Any Good News?

Simple idea time. Instead of “Russell Howards Good News”, we going to have “Church Sofa Good News”, and update this with reports of Good news we hear from Japan.

Please dont think we’re trying to take anything away from the huge scale of rubbish that is the current events that are happening in Japan, but we thought it would be nice just to have a little corner of the internet were we tried to focus on the good news coming out of that area.

Earthquake survivor is rescued after being buried for four days

Woman, 70, found alive 4 days after Japan tsunami

Man saved clinging to roof… 10 miles out to sea

Please feel free to share any other news items you come across below: