Offer to look after a friend’s children for a few hours.

Drop a sick relative a few meals.

Do a spring clean and pass on items in good condition to a local charity or op shop.

Bake a cake for a school fete or local fundraising event.

Offer to feed the pet of a neighbour while they are on holiday.

Spend an hour or two working with a local bushcare group.

Offer to pick up groceries for a friend who is struggling due to a busy job or recent divorce.

Put an “I love you” sticky note in your partner’s briefcase or lunch box.

Praise the work of a helpful sales assistant to their manager.

Donate birthday money to World Vision for much-needed immunisations for babies; world

(Discover the benefits of giving to others in the April/May issue of Prevention!)

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