In today’s social media age every day is a “Day,” but this one is a winner! February 16 is National Do A Grouch A Favor Day and it’s one you can have a lot of fun with. We all have our days, and our moods, but there are some people in all of our lives who always seem to be grouchy. Maybe that’s just their nature, or maybe there are real reasons that they’re not all that happy. We don’t always know what goes on in other people’s live and why they feel the way they do.
Today is a day to do something nice for a grouch in your life. Your grouch of choice can be someone who’s permanently grouchy, or you can try to cheer up someone who’s just having a bad day. Maybe all the grouch really needs is to know that someone is thinking of him. Here are some suggestions:
- Send a card or an email just to say “hi!”
- Send or bring over flowers
- Invite a grouch out to dinner, or to dinner at your house for some company
- Watch a movie together
- Take a grouch out for ice cream
- Offer to spend some time just talking
- Offer to do an errand
If you’re the grouch today, there’s no reason you can’t do any of these things for yourself. And of course, let’s all remember the most important grouch- Oscar!