It seems that there is a day for everything.

Some of the more unusual include:

  • Bubble wrap appreciation day (January 28)
  • Draw a picture of a bird day (April 8)
  • Lost sock memorial day (May 9)

And one of my all-time favourites:

  • Talk like a pirate day (September 19)

It seems as though just anyone can make up their own day, so I thought that I would give it a try.

This is my proposal:

International Tell Everyone You Meet That They’re Awesome Day!

Imagine a day when every person told everyone that they met how awesome they were.

Shopping centres would change.

Office environments would change.

Households would change.

Even crime rates would change.  You couldn’t tell someone that they’re awesome and then steal their handbag.

The world would become a more positive place and it would be difficult to maintain a grudge against others.

So today, and on August 8 every year, celebrate International Tell Everyone You Meet That They’re Awesome Day.

Find something positive about the people you meet and don’t be afraid to tell them.

And if you’ve read this after the event or are afraid that you’ll miss next year, why not get some practice in and find something awesome about everyone you meet every day of the year.

If you know someone who’s awesome, feel free to share this with them as a way of telling them.

And for the record, you’re awesome too!

What do you think?  Could this be crazy enough to work?

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