When was the last time you had your car door opened for you? Do you recall a time where a seat was given up for your convenience? Or even an offered jacket in the freezing cold? What about a rendered umbrella on a rainy day? These are acts of kindness that are more often seen in movies today than in real life. Or are they?
Maybe perhaps we learn to change with society. Simple acts of kindness will make a difference in the world that we live in today. Showing kindness towards another person can be done in many ways. However, gift giving is a great way to not only show appreciation, but to create unforgettable memories as well.
A surprise bouquet of roses in the middle of the day, for example, will show your loved one’s just how much they’re appreciated and loved. Numerous times our loved ones are living life unnoticed as we fail to express how much we truly care for them. Special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries should not become designated deadlines to show someone you truly value them. One person at a time, let’s get out of the monotony of living a life that is caught up in the gist of day to day routines and recognize what matters the most: The people around us.
The true value of a bouquet of roses is priceless. The symbolism that gift giving upholds, is surrounded by not necessarily the gift itself, but, more so, the giver. The recipient is reminded just how much they mean. 19th century couples placed a high values in this because they understood that there was no better feeling in the world than that of being loved. Let’s bring back acts of chivalry to the 21st century and see just how much our society can change into a more generous, kind-hearted one!