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3 RAOK Suggestions & 1 RAOH Suggestion for Today

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

What is RAOK? It's Random Acts of Kindness.

So here are the three suggestions:

* Donate your old books emoticon

*Write to a stranger in the hospital emoticon

* Make holiday decorations that you can donate to schools or facilities in the community that can use them emoticon

emoticon If you want....make some more suggestions in the comment section or give an account of what happened when you did one of these suggestions.

Ok, maybe you've heard of RAOK but what is RAOH? Well, it's something I just made up for this blog. emoticon

It stands for Random Act of Health.

Basically, it's a way of incorporating a healthy act into one's life at a given moment just for the sake of trying to be more healthy. Even though RAOK's are for your health, too, this is just a bit different.

What I'll do here is give a healthy action suggestion in each RAOK post to do immediately and if you do it just post a thumbs up in the comments section. emoticon

These will be for fitness, food, water, attitude, intelligence, etc.

So here goes:

This one is for intelligence:

Read the classics free via email, on a website, or via Kindle

Most of our common sayings and references come from classical literature. Even if it isnít your taste it helps to read classical literature to understand our culture and why we have the preconceptions that we have. Understanding where these preconceptions come from and in what context they were created help a person decide if they want to continue in that assumption or not.


Did ya do it?
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KATIBUG49 11/14/2012 2:57PM

    Thank you, great suggestions. I donate my magazines to a retirement village & I think I will take some books to a Children's hospital.

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CYBRARYCARD 11/13/2012 4:10PM

    @KBJIARA--I think it's great that you shared an RAOK that happened to you that you plan to for others when given the chance. Combining RAOK and paying it forward works really well. emoticon

And Ann, mixing the RAOK to have something different is cool, too! I can see, not only patients wanting donated books, but the people that are waiting for them, as well. Perhaps donating more recent &/or interesting magazines to those at the doctor's or dentist's may not be a bad idea, either. Dontcha just love how good things lead to more good things? emoticon

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23KAIYA 11/13/2012 3:12PM

    ROAK, always fabulous! How about....donating old books to strangers in the hospital.

It's something I've done and always appreciated.

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KBJIARA 11/13/2012 12:23PM

    I'm 36w pregnant, and a couple of weeks ago I didn't have change to pay for the parking at the mall so I had to go back to the bank or buy a silly thing in order to get change. The person in front of me, that just had paid, realized my problem and told me "hey, don't go back, here's my change" and paid my parking bill. I couldn't thank her enough... definitely I'll do the same to keep the RAOK going and going...


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