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Old 01-01-2013, 12:22 AM   #1
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Happy Habits!

I just gave hugs to someone in a post and I always put a baker's dozen {13} brackets to represent my life as a baker. It is just something cute I started to do a long time ago and while no one probably notices, I like it.

Does anyone else have any little things they do here or on other sites or in regular life that may not get noticed but are a happy habit?

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Old 01-01-2013, 12:28 AM   #2
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I send e-cards to people...but they usually notice. I type in "Hugs" a lot...it's cause I can and I do a lot of real hugging in my job, residents and co-workers.
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Old 01-01-2013, 01:01 AM   #3
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I have been a happy recipient of some of those cards and hopefully one day will get one of those real hugs!

The habit doesn't have to be "secret", just something you do to feel good and/or make others feel good!
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Old 01-01-2013, 01:31 AM   #4
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i go around my building on saturday and sunday nights before the cleaning guys get in and collect cans and bottles soda and water leftover from the catering tables of our sports and news departments and keep my dept. (engineering/broadcast maintenance) stocked up throughout the year.

i'm not sure if my co-workers realize that i do that every weekend, or where our stores of drinks comes from. our bosses are too cheap to buy it for us, so we have to scrounge for ourselves. it cracks me up when i hear grumbling that we're getting low, like little elves bring it in but are sleeping on the job.
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:09 AM   #5
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Bucky, you really are a sweetheart!
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But I won't say that in front of your coworkers
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:33 PM   #6
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I always draw a heart or flower when I label my kids things, buy a meal or something to eat for beggers when I can afford it instead of giving them cash, I always tell my kids I love them before bedtime.
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I don't do any one special thing. I keep our unit supplied with k-cups so that we don't kill the children in our care, occasionally someone will toss me some $ for it, but I don't get all weird about it. (BT, I like the idea of the bottles etc!)

I text my kids "Luff you" at random moments during their day. With their schedules and mine we don't see each other as often as we used to.

Maybe I'm going to have to step up my game now!
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:42 PM   #8
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Oh! I keep chocolate on hand for anyone who wanders into the office and the k-cups filled. Some contribute, I set a piggy bank next to the Keurig and I've gotten about $20 out of it in two and a half years. Went out and bought more M&Ms with it.
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When I managed a data admin department for the Provincial Government, I used to keep a candy jar on my table and everyone could help themselves. Once in awhile I would see some candy in there I didn't purchase, but I still was the main supplier and didn't mind, even though I didn't eat much.

Now I always keep a few doggy treats in my pocket when I go for walks in the complex just in case I run into some of the regulars walking their dogs. I only give them when I know the owners don't object.
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:38 PM   #10
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Doggie treats in my pockets is a must. I also make sure there is one in my pocket when I come home so a neighbor doggie named "Buddy" a Shih Tzu, can get a treat off me, too. He will drag his owner back to the parking lot if I pull in while he is outside. Still don't know her name, but I know the dog's name...we've been pals for a couple years.
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