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How To Pay It Forward Today with a Cup O' Joy!

Take a look at 7 easy steps to experience the power of a Cup O' Joy! You may have an unmatched feeling of joy, one of those goose-bumpy, hair raising feelings of goodness.

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In a society where people are becoming more introverted, disconnected and distrustful towards one another, lets turn the focus away from our selves. Lets enlighten the hearts and minds of people in our community so that they can feel the unmatched feeling of pure joy from a random act of kindness.

HOW TO PAY IT FORWARD:
Cup O' Joy!

 

  • Go to a coffee establishment during rush hour
  • Take a book with you in case the shop is empty & wait for a line to develop
  • Go inside the coffee shop.
  • Make your order at the register.
  • After paying for your order, quietly inform the employee who’s waiting on you that you would like to pay for the stranger behind you in line.
  • Give the employee the five dollar bill that you will pay for the stranger’s coffee behind you.
  • Smile and thank the employee who waited on you and quietly walk out of the coffee shop.

 

Final result can be pure joy!

You may have an unmatched feeling of joy, one of those goose-bumpy, hair raising feelings of goodness, right after secretly purchasing a cup of coffee for a stranger behind you – knowing that the true gift of giving may have changed this strangers life and/or mind in a small or large way. And you may notice that the person whom you didn’t even mean to affect (the employee) may benefit from this too in a meaningful kind of way. It's a pretty simple concept that anyone can do at any moment. It may even inspire others to spread some random acts of kindess too.


So What's The Point?
1. Turn people’s focus away from themselves.
2. Center around giving rather than taking.
3. Create joy for those giving and receiving.

 

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