Thoughtful is defined as “given to or chosen or made with heedful anticipation of the needs and wants of others”. (Merriam-Webster.com)
What does it mean to you to be thoughtful? Today is a day for you to focus on thinking about how you can be thoughtful to others.
Would it be thoughtful for you to try and help a senior citizen do their grocery shopping? How about if you sit with someone and have a discussion. A conversation can spur any number of things.
You could take a walk with someone and listen as you walk. What about sending someone a note to say hello?
To be thoughtful it really is all about thinking of another person over yourself. This is not always an easy thing to do especially if you have any health or other life issues going on.
The good news is that by being thoughtful to someone you might feel good after. You might also discover that you have a good deed done for you.
As the summer winds down, it’s always nice to have goals and to focus on different things outside of ourselves. This day of thoughtfulness is the perfect solution.
Expressing thoughtfulness is a win-win situation. Here are some additional suggestions on thoughtful things to do:
- Bring a bunch of fresh flowers to someone you know.
- Share a book idea and even bring someone the book.
- If you know a child, bring them to a park for some fun.
Private Home Health Care works to be thoughtful in our care and we hope that you can find time today to show how thoughtful you can be.