Visit my new Happiness Project collection and shop journals, drinkware, organizational tools, and more.

Story: The Fact Is, It’s Nice to Be Appreciated.

This week’s video story: It's nice to be appreciated. Even if you don't do something for the recognition -- the recognition is nice.

How I love stories when virtue is rewarded! Here's the one that I mention in the video, that I already posted, and here's one for today:

Note that my friend's acts of kindness weren't "random acts of kindness "; they were very specific. But they were very kind.

How about you? Have you ever recognized -- or been recognized -- in this way?

If you’re reading this post through the daily email, click here to join the conversation. And if you’d like to get the daily blog post by email, sign up here. (You can ignore that RSS business.)

icon emailNewsletterLight

One Last Thing

Interested in happiness, habits, and human nature?

Sign up to get my free weekly newsletter. I share ideas for being happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative.

icon schooled

Find out if you’re an Upholder, Obliger, Questioner, or a Rebel.

The Four Tendencies explain why we act and why we don’t actOur Tendency shapes every aspect of our behavior, so understanding your Tendency lets us make better decisions, meet deadlines, suffer less stress and burnout, and engage more effectively.

Take the quiz

Get My Weekly Newsletter

Sign up to get my free weekly newsletter. It highlights the best material from here, my Facebook Page, and new original work.