Tuesday, March 19

A Heartfelt Gesture at Work that Made me Teary and Stronger

A drawn heart on a piece of paper, offering comfort and kindness through a heart symbol.

I've shared countless precious moments with my parents, but recently, something truly beautiful happened at work. Just like anyone else, I have my moments of nervousness and struggle. I was having a tough day, feeling down for no particular reason. I was just sitting there, waiting for it to pass.

Then, a colleague noticed. She looked at me, saw my distress, and simply said, "You're going to be fine. Just take things easy." She drew a love sign on a piece of paper which was on my desk. That small gesture turned my entire day around.

People often assume we can soldier on without a second thought, but they don't realize how much a word of encouragement or a simple act of kindness can mean. She confided that she was also having a tough time, yet she chose to spread positivity. That alone lifted my spirits and shifted my perspective.

Whenever I glance at that love sign, it fills me with joy. It's a reminder of the power of kindness and the importance of keeping a positive outlook.

Small acts of love and kindness can make a world of difference to someone in need. Sometimes, a single compliment can save a life. We never know who might be silently struggling, waiting for a ray of hope. Let's make it a habit to uplift others and spread love wherever we go.

I'll always cherish this act of kindness from my colleague and friend. She embodies the beauty of compassion and empathy. May she be blessed abundantly, and may her life be filled with joy and fulfillment.

So, don't forget to show kindness—it costs nothing but can mean everything.


  1. Very wise words. Sometimes one small gesture, sometimes a simple warm look can work wonders.
    It's worth being positive yourself and sharing it with others.
    Some people don't find it so easy, so it's even more important to share your positive thinking and cheerfulness.
    And I think that not only are you a beautiful woman, but you are also very smart.
    Best regards.

  2. Estoy totalmente de acuerdo contigo, Melody, en que un gesto amable, una sonrisa puede salvar el día de quienes lo están pasando mal.
    Me ha encantado tu post y creo que tienes toda la razón.
    Un cariñoso saludo.

  3. Que lindo y amable gesto. Siempre es lindo contar con ese tipo de personas alrededor. Espero que todo este mejor. Te mando mucho y un beso

  4. A little act of kindness sure did make your day - how lovely of your work mate.

  5. I loved reading your post, you always have to think positively no matter how bad the day is, days that we all have.
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    Have a good day.

  6. Sometimes, just a smile can work wonders. It's easy to feel invisible and a kind gesture, even from a stranger, can make all the difference.

  7. Such a beautiful gesture :)

  8. Beautiful post I actually believe in empathy and helping everyone. Sometimes kindness does so much good, it makes even the hardest people bend. Have a nice spring.

  9. You have a great colleague. It's important to stay positive.
    Have a nice day.

  10. What a lovely colleague you've got! I do appreciate small acts of kindness, and try to make them a habit myself. Thank you for sharing this heartwarming post! xxx

  11. Aw, that is so sweet!

  12. What a beautiful moment. I am so glad you shared it. Sometimes, it's easy to forget how much a kind word or small gesture can mean. <3

  13. Interesting post ;) Have a nice day!

  14. This!!! Truer words were never spoken, Melody. I agree wholeheartedly with everyting you wrote down.

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