Random Acts of Coffee

Tiny gestures can have a big impact on others.

On my worst days, having a cashier genuinely ask me how I’m doing is sometimes a highlight of it. After a stressful day of work, a brief moment of connection can be enough to take the edge off.

If you’re reading this, you probably carry a magical internet device in your pocket everywhere you go. This means you have the capacity to provide random acts of kindness at all times!

Let’s normalize creating spontaneous moments of joy for others without being prompted or expecting anything in return.

So here’s my modest proposal: Every once in a while, Venmo someone you care about $3 for a coffee or pastry as a way of saying, “Hey, I’m thinking of you, and you deserve a treat on me.”

If you feel like you need an explanation, you can send them a link to this post.

It might just make their day.


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