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Assist the elderly

Volunteer in an aged care facility and connect with the residents. Contact your local centres to find out what you could do. Or, just spend more time helping your own elderly family members or neighbours. 

Volunteer in an aged care facility and connect with the residents. Contact your local centres to find out what you could do. Or, just spend more time helping your own elderly family members or neighbours. 

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Forge an inter-generational friendship

Catch up with someone from another generation and talk about their experiences growing up. Check out #OldMate to connect with people of all ages in your area. 

Catch up with someone from another generation and talk about their experiences growing up. Check out #OldMate to connect with people of all ages in your area. 

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Join a community group

Join a community group and give your time to a worthy cause. It could be a sporting club, neighbourhood watch or even your local choir. 

Join a community group and give your time to a worthy cause. It could be a sporting club, neighbourhood watch or even your local choir. 

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Send a handwritten letter

You might send a letter to say thank you, to celebrate a birthday, to accept an invitation, or even with a holiday card.

You might send a letter to say thank you, to celebrate a birthday, to accept an invitation, or even with a holiday card.

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Bring friends together

Introduce friends who you think might have something in common. 

Introduce friends who you think might have something in common. 

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Do something nice

Try performing a random act of kindness for someone and notice how that makes you feel.

Try performing a random act of kindness for someone and notice how that makes you feel.

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Make a donation

Donate time, money, or unwanted goods to a good cause. GIVIT is a not-for-profit organisation  connecting those who have, with those who need.

Donate time, money, or unwanted goods to a good cause. GIVIT is a not-for-profit organisation  connecting those who have, with those who need.

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Start a gratitude jar

Write down something you're grateful for each day and place it in an empty jar or container to reflect on at a later time. Get your whole family or workplace involved. When it's full, take turns to read aloud the things everyone is grateful for. 

Write down something you're grateful for each day and place it in an empty jar or container to reflect on at a later time. Get your whole family or workplace involved. When it's full, take turns to read aloud the things everyone is grateful for. 

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Try complimenting someone

Aim to give at least one genuine compliment every day. You'll feel good, and so will they. 

Aim to give at least one genuine compliment every day. You'll feel good, and so will they. 

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Leave positive notes

Become a sticky note ninja. Try sticking post-it notes with nice messages written on them around your house or workplace.

Become a sticky note ninja. Try sticking post-it notes with nice messages written on them around your house or workplace.

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