People come in all shapes, sizes and behaviors and none of us are
perfect; we all have our disappointing moments. Accepting others
for who they are allows us to feel more comfortable being who
we are. Judge not lest ye be judged etc. etc.
The dictates of proper social conduct are that we be courteous, gracious and honorable, including opening
doors, pulling out chairs and walking on the traffic side
of the sidewalk for others. This shows our respect and our disintersest in conflict.
If you have long hair and plan on getting it cut, consider donating
it to charity. There are organizations who will take your hair and
creat realistic wigs for children and adults suffering through
Some are truely down on their luck or are having difficulty
getting back on track, others are drunks, addicts or petty scam
artists but no one should have to go hungry. Giving spare change can help them get food or whatever else they deem necessary.
We all lose things from time to time, such as wallets, purses and keys, and we can empathize with others when it occurs to them. Often a lost item is invaluable to us, but worthless to others. A goodhuman seeks to return lost items.
Newspapers are disposable items that have a usable life of one day. Almost everybody is interested in one section or another so spread the news and share your paper. No need in buying 5 copies when 1 will do.
Don't let the people around you carelessly throw garbage on the ground without saying something to them about it. It just may take a little public humiliation for them not to do it the next time. Litterbugs need to hear from you that LITTERING IS RUBBISH!
Being a peace-maker, by stopping a violent struggle or encouraging resolution to an arguement between friends, may
possibly be intrusive and even dangerous, but it positively affects social change immediately and it is very heroic.
You can volunteer your time to pick up trash on the highways or in a park, write letters to congressmen, or teach children about nature. Explore all the ways to get involved, and pick something that excites you.