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12 Simple Things You Can Do To Brighten Someone's Day

Not all heroes wear capes.

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1. Leave a few quarters by the communal washing machine. / Via

You just saved someone from an hour of rifling through couch cushions.

2. Or put quarters in someone's expired parking meter.

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You just saved someone from breaking their hand because they punched a parking meter.

3. Bring your pup to work.


A cute pupper is the ultimate cure for a ruff day.

4. Go on a social-media liking spree.

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The pic of your friend's breakfast? LIKE! Your co-worker's cats? LIKE! Your aunt's new lamp? LIKE!

5. Or give out compliments IRL.

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Everybody loves compliments.

6. Send someone a funny video. / Via

Because laughter a dog riding a unicycle is the best medicine.

7. Let someone cut in front of you in traffic.

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Without honking or screaming.

8. Surprise your co-workers with some tasty treats.

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Just make sure to get out of the way before the stampede.

9. Do all the chores your roommate hates.


No one likes taking out the trash, but somebody's gotta do it!

10. Leave your favorite barista an extra tip.

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Thanks a latte!

11. Lend an ear to someone who looks like they are having a bad day.

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Listen to their troubles, offer some advice, and give them a pat on the back...preferably with your hand.

12. Smile! / Via

For real! A simple grin goes a long way.

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