Compliments for Strangers (edition 1)

Following the terrible news filling screens in the past few days, I thought I needed to spread a little bit of positivity when I took the train into town today.




With a pack of sticky notes and a pen, I write down some positive comments and compliments with my friend and we handed them out to strangers. It's always nerve-racking at the start, but you get used to it and you get more confid
ent with smiles all round as you pass them out.

Sure, I got rejected a few times. It' all part of the plan. The ladies started at me, then down at the sticky note and said no thank you. I cringed and walked away awkwardly, debating whether to carry on or not. Those moments aren't good!

I gave the sticky notes to cashiers, random strangers, shoppers and placed some on bookshelves and on clothing racks. I hope they did spread some positivity, and I hope this post inspires you to do something similar!

24 comments

  1. This is so lovely! It warms my heart to see people doing things like this. I would have accepted one gladly & wished you well, I don't know why people rejected them - they're weird, lol.

    Z · HELLOZAUNI.COM

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  3. This is such a lovely idea!!

    Elizabeth | http://diaryofagirl10.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. This is such a cute and amazing initiative! Great job!

    www.lincolnparksharp.com

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  5. This is such a beautiful thing to do, just shows what a lovely person you are xx

    Sam // Samantha Betteridge

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  6. This such an amazing idea, I am very nervous about approaching but you are doing a great job. Maybe you could stick around town or something. Maybe I could get one, definitely cheer me up :)


    Zeynab x
    The Beauty Load

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    1. I have social anxiety so it does take a lot to get comfortable with going up to strangers, but it's okay once you get the hang of it! My dream is to travel the world and give these out so I can give you one hopefully someday! Have a lovely day!

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  7. This is so sweet!! Love this idea! xo
    http://publiclivessecretrecipes.com/2015/11/butternut-squash-curry-soup-recipe.html

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  8. Such a positive and uplifting thing to do, especially in light of recent traumatic events.. I used to do this on the back of train tickets and leave them on my seat:')

    //teandtwosugars.blogspot.com xx

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  9. Lovely idea! I wish your photos weren't corrupt so I could see what you did!

    May x

    www.DropsofBrandy.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Yeah the post is having a bit of a moment, hopefully it should be up in a few days when I revamp my blog!

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  10. What a sweet idea!! Thanks for sharing! xo
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  11. This is the cutest thing ever.. I may copy you and do the same :)

    Hayley @ Tea Party Beauty

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  12. This is a great idea - love it!

    Anika | anikamay.co.uk

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