Scientific Research & Self-Development Activism
In my video and previous blog posts I called for people to commit more selfless acts and random kindnesses.
Here's my deed of the day:
I bag groceries for a living, (as stated before), and the second part of my job involves helping older people find their lost cars in the parking lot.This wasn't necessarily in the job description, but I do it because I genuinely enjoy most people's companionship. So today I walked an elderly woman out to the parking lot. We walked…Continue
I'm one of those people that hopped on the social networking bandwagon long after it had become popular. I held out while myspace grew and then crumbled, and facebook/twitter gained massive rises in popularity. The thought that soon I would have no contact with many of the people I spoke to forced me into getting a facebook page. But the saddest part of this is that even after I gathered all my friends together and liked their…Continue
I had a lot of great and positive responses to yesterday's post about my attitudes and self-perception. One response, (via Paladin), was to make sure I let everyone know what my random act of kindness was. I thought I'd start out with that before delving further into my day. It's going to be a lengthy post, so I hope you have a few minutes to spare.
First! A little background story to set the scene:
I work at a grocery store. It's a glamorous job. We're…Continue
I am often confrontational. Not physically confrontational, but in a very verbal/nonverbal kind of way. Generally I just don't feel like speaking to people much. It's a fact of my existence I've come to terms with, and as a result of allowing myself to become this way, I've expected other people to accept that this is the way I am. Firstly, I don't think that's a fair expectation to bestow upon anyone I'm close to. I honestly don't think that's fair to anyone at all. Secondly, it's not…Continue