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5 Best Meaningful Things to do on Boxing Day

The wrapping up of the Christmas Day feels a little personal, right? Well, comfort yourself with the fact that you still have a few more days to cling to the holiday spirit with Boxing Day falling on the very next day of Christmas. When you’re done with the festive dinners and family get-togethers, Boxing Day arrives with the sweet aroma of the holiday bits left behind. It’s celebrated with an intention to give to the less fortunate ones and make their holidays merry as well. Apart from eating the leftovers and binge watching shows all day long, there’s a lot you can do to do your part. Sit down and jot all the meaningful things that come to your mind, and single out the ones that you think can make a great difference. Here’s our two cents on what you can do to make it an exceptional day to remember.

Become the Secret Santa 

All of us play secret Santa with our families and friends or at our workplaces. How about playing the same with the needy out there? People out there who don’t have much resources can certainly not afford to enjoy these little happiness but you can definitely do it for them. So, when you’re shopping for your loved ones this time, buy some gifts for them as well. Wrap them with beautiful gift papers and go out the next day to bring a smile on people’s faces. You can also check out the Boxing Day sales online and order some stuff bag great concessions on your web orders. 

Write Heartfelt Letters

Being kind doesn’t need to cost you a heap of money neither does a smile on someone’s face need hundreds of bucks to be spent. If you don’t have the budget to shop for gifts and presents, just pick up a pen and paper. We’re suggesting here to write down some heartfelt letters. The letter can be for your family members, friends, neighbours, teachers, and even random people passing by the street. Pour in some holiday greetings and wish the best in this world to them. If you’re writing to a loved one, mention how grateful you are for them to be in your life and how you wish them to always be around. Roll the letter up and make a nice bow around it; see for yourself how it’s capable of making a heart brim with joy. 

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Feed a Family

Do you know a family that’s not doing really well with the finances? You can make a difference by bringing good food on their table for a day. Grab delicious meals from a restaurant, pair it up with some drinks, and knock on their door to surprise them. It will be a wonderful holiday gift from you to them that they’ll undoubtedly appreciate. Besides, you can also choose to get them some groceries for a week instead of a lavish one day meal. And, if you’re not restricted on a budget, you can always do both. Whatever you decide to do, some holiday perks will always be waiting for you in the form of Boxing Day offers!

Spend Time at Elderly Care Homes

There are homes where there’re no families and the residents are too weak and old. These old age homes witness so many people every day who wait for their loved ones especially on the festive days. A different kind of loneliness is instilled in these facilities. You can spend some time at one of these facilities and do an act of kindness by bringing these elderly people joy and happiness. Make their wait come to a halt by becoming that person who cares for them. Meet them, sit with them, listen to them, and show some love and care towards them to make their holidays a little lively too. You can even take some small presents with you or maybe some Christmas cookies to spread some cheer around. Throw a full fledge party, have fun, and make everyone forget about the hardships of life. 

Adopt a Stray Animal 

It’s not just some humans that are unfortunate; there are a lot of animals out there as well that are hungry, hurt, or alone. You will come across numerous sad cases of animal abuse in the rescue centres where these little beings are brought in after severe traumas. This excursion season, you could do an awesome deed by way of giving an amazing existence to those harmless animals. Whether it’s a stray cat, a tiny pup, a dog, or any other animal, you can adopt them and take them in as a brand new family member. It will now not only give them a great and wholesome existence but will also be an ideal festive present for you. Pick one from the street or visit a rescue facility to bring your new best friend home!  

Christopher Stern

Christopher Stern is a Washington-based reporter. Chris spent many years covering tech policy as a business reporter for renowned publications. He has extensive experience covering Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commissions. He is a graduate of Middlebury College. Email:[email protected]

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