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13 Thoughtful Ways To Quickly Boost Your Karma

Paying it forward is the best way to boost your karma. You have the power to give life by donating to Canadian Blood Services today.

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1. Ask someone how their day went.

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It might just make their day.

2. Offer a hug to someone who needs it.

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Because sometimes it's just been one of THOSE days.

3. Give up your seat on the subway for someone who needs it more than you.

That pregnant woman would probably appreciate it.
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That pregnant woman would probably appreciate it.

4. Teach someone something new.

Fishing, painting, chess... You have a wealth of knowledge that someone else could benefit from!
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Fishing, painting, chess... You have a wealth of knowledge that someone else could benefit from!

5. Give someone an unexpected gift.

Because who doesn't love getting surprise gifts?!
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Because who doesn't love getting surprise gifts?!

6. Put down your phone and actually listen.

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Really, when is the last time your phone wasn't less than two feet away from you?!

7. Volunteer.

There are tons of volunteer opportunities in your local community. Lend a hand!
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There are tons of volunteer opportunities in your local community. Lend a hand!

8. Say "thank you" more often.

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It will be most appreciated.

9. Don't litter.

Take that extra five steps and throw it in the trash!
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Take that extra five steps and throw it in the trash!

10. Spend time with a senior.

It's only an hour or so out of your day, but to them, it will mean the world.
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It's only an hour or so out of your day, but to them, it will mean the world.

11. Cheer on a friend.

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Because who doesn't need some encouragement now and then?

12. Babysit for someone who needs a hand.

Every mom out there will be FOREVER grateful!
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Every mom out there will be FOREVER grateful!

13. Be kind to yourself.

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Most of us are WAY too hard on ourselves. Try giving yourself a break instead.

Donate blood.

What you're really doing when you donate blood is giving life. You have the power to give life by donating to Canadian Blood Services today.