Pay It Forward #5

Pay It Forward #5

Hey guys! I hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! To bring us back to the “real world” after a little bit of time off with family and friends, I have a new challenge for this week! With the Christmas season quickly approaching, there are so many things that we can do to spread kindness.

This week, I challenge y’all to do one act of kindness a day. It can be anything from giving someone a compliment to helping someone in need. One simple act of kindness every day will impact someone’s life majorly and it only takes a few minutes. Make someone’s day, spread a little cheer, and start this holiday season off in the right ways.

I hope that y’all are enjoying these challenges and that you are having fun with them. I’m always open to suggestions and I love getting comments from you guys! I know that this week’s challenge is on the short side, but it’s fairly straight-forward and didn’t seem to need much explanation. Thank you to all who are reading and, as always, much love!

To check out other Pay It Forward Challenges, click here.

Pay It Forward #4

Pay It Forward #4

Hello all! Today’s Pay It Forward Challenge is a little bit more involved than the others. With Thanksgiving this week, I challenge y’all to donate (food, money, or time) to your local food pantry or someone you know is in need of a good Thanksgiving meal that they wouldn’t get otherwise. If money is tight, and you don’t feel like you have the extra to spend (don’t feel bad, we have all been there) then volunteer at a local food pantry, invite this person to your home, or invite them to your Church’s Thanksgiving celebration. This is the week that we focus on everything that we are thankful for, but remember that not everyone has the same luxuries (yes, a big Thanksgiving dinner is a luxury) that you do. Take this time to extend your help and make a difference in someone’s life. You never know how impactful your actions are to someone around you.

As always, I encourage you to pass this challenge on to your friends and family to help those that aren’t as fortunate. Much love to you all and Happy Thanksgiving!

Pay It Forward #3

Pay It Forward #3

Hey everybody! This week the Pay It Forward Challenge is very different than the other two. This week’s challenge is all about the betterment of you. While the other challenges have been geared toward doing things for others, I want this week to be about helping yourself to grow. This week, I challenge you to do one thing that scares you (nothing harmful). I want you to go for that promotion, ask for that raise, or even start a blog. Now, don’t go around doing anything destructive; this is about improvement, not destruction. Whether you want to invest money into it or not is completely up to you, but take this time to try something new that you have been keeping yourself from.

I encourage you to share this with your friends and family, and urge them to try new things and enjoy life without fear. Also, don’t forget to comment to share your results with me, and others. Good luck and much love!

If you enjoyed this week’s Pay It Forward Challenge, check out my latest post on Why I Blog and why I previously walked away because I was terrified to start it. The link will be below, along with the links to my past Pay It Forward Challenge posts (remember, just because you miss it the week that it’s published, doesn’t mean that you can’t implement these challenges at any time in your lives).

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Pay It Forward #1

Pay It Forward #2

Pay It Forward #2

Pay It Forward #2

Hey all! This week’s Pay It Forward challenge is a little bit harder than last weeks, but it is just as impactful (if not more). This week, I challenge you to spend time with the elderly (remember that age is relative and the term “elderly” is different for everyone). I encourage you to visit a parent, grandparent, or great grandparent and just spend some time talking to them. If you don’t have any elderly relatives, I encourage you to visit a local nursing home.See if any of the residents would enjoy some company and, if they do, go sit with them for a while. Keep in mind, those older than us typically have great stories and legacies to share. One visit could mean the world to them (though feel free to continue visiting them long after this week is over) and it could end up having a big impact on you. Leave a comment with your “Pay It Forward” results and issue the challenge to your friends and family to keep it going! Good luck and much love!

If you enjoyed this week’s Pay It Forward challenge, check out this weeks post on Aging And The Elderly

Pay It Forward #1

Hey everyone! To kick off the “Pay It Forward” section of this blog, I want to take today to issue the first ever thelampandthelamb.com – Pay It Forward challenge. I challenge you to spend this week giving a compliment to everyone you talk to. This request is so simple, but I promise that it will make such a big impact. Choose at least one thing that you like about every person that you talk to, and tell them instead of just thinking it! It can be anything from an item of clothing, their appearance (don’t be creepy), or even an aspect of their personality. You’d be surprised how much a simple compliment means to people. Leave a comment with your “Pay It Forward” results and issue the challenge to your friends and family to keep it going! Good luck and much love!