“Enthusiasm is contagious. Be a carrier”— Susan Rabin
It’s normal and natural for us to get caught up in the humdrum and monotony of daily life. You’ll come across countless people, whether it be at the grocery store, on the bus or light rail, or at your workplace just going through the motions of their everyday routine without any sparkle or sense of joy in their eyes.
Here’s one thing you can do to add some enthusiasm to other people’s lives. Just go to a person and give them a sincere and genuine compliment with utmost enthusiasm. Of course, you need to feel upbeat and enthusiastic first, so make sure you get yourself in a positive state before you try this out. Again, be honest. There’s no point in giving fake compliments, it needs to be sincere and authentic and feel natural and effortless to have the greatest impact.
There have been times when I have given genuine, authentic, and enthusiastic compliments and the other person’s eyes have just brightened up. Nothing beats the immediate change in their mood and their response when they say with sincere gratitude themself: “Thank you so much, you made my day!”
The “M’s” in M&Ms stand for “Mars” and “Murrie.”