Let’s Talk About The Ripple Effect

Feb 26, 2021Discovery

Get the latest news:

Have you ever thrown a pebble into a pond and noticed the ripple effect? One small plop in the pristine surface causes waves that get larger and larger and reach farther and farther.

It’s the same with your impact. You may not think you make a big difference personally or affect a lot of people, but what you do ripples out from you. You touch the lives of a few people, who have their own impact on the lives of others, and so on.

We all exist as a combination of the many aspects of our lives. We are both parents and children; we are business owners, community members, and much more. In each area of our lives, we have opportunities to make a small impact that ripples outward. Doing small things creates big results, and those results can ripple back to us.

Here are some ideas for making a small impact that causes a ripple in different areas of your life:

Family: Doing small activities with your family members strengthens the bond between you and forms habits of togetherness. Taking your child on a parent-child date can go on to impact future generations as your child grows and passes on that tradition.

Business: Whether you own your own business or work for another company, you can create opportunities to give compliments to your staff or co-workers. Try leaving anonymous notes on their desk highlighting something positive that you’ve noticed about their performance. By lifting their spirits and helping them feel known, you can have an impact on their attitude at work and how they feel when they arrive home at the end of the day.

Community: Being a mentor in your community is an easy way to cause a ripple effect. Pouring your energy into a child or a young mother who could use your guidance can change not only their lives but the lives of their children as well. You can be the reason they find solutions to their puzzles that otherwise wouldn’t have happened without your support.

It’s normal to feel like the world might so big and the amount of need so massive that we just can’t make a difference, but it simply isn’t so. Just like a little bit of invested money grows exponentially with compound interest, your small investment in someone else’s life will yield great returns.

What small gestures can you make to cause a ripple in the lives of others? A tip for the barista? An appreciative note to your child’s teacher on a Tuesday? Baked goods for your shy neighbor? Do something small, and watch the ripples grow wider and wider.

0 Comments

Leave a Reply

About me

Goal Mindset Mentor helping creatives, multi-passionates and rebels transform their mindset, strategies, and habits so they can go from confusion to clarity and fill their lives with love, joy, and productivity!   

Subscribe

Recent Posts

How The Right Website Can Make All The Difference For Your Business

How The Right Website Can Make All The Difference For Your Business

When it comes to running a business, having the right website is essential. It can make all the difference in terms of how successful you are. The following blog will discuss some of the critical factors that go into making a great business website. 1. Aesthetics The...

Why Positivity Helps You Get Unstuck

Why Positivity Helps You Get Unstuck

If you have been struggling with the feeling like your life is stuck in a boring routine, or you can’t really find your happiness, a great way to feel relieved of this is to find more positivity. Just being and thinking more positively helps tremendously with getting...

Why Habits Should Be Formed One at a Time

Why Habits Should Be Formed One at a Time

One of the best pieces of advice you will receive about forming new habits is that you should only form one at a time. When you attempt to change too much at once, it almost always leads to failure. This can overwhelm you, frustrate you, and give you too much to...

Categories

» Freebies

» Programs

» Work with me

Petra Monaco Goal Success Coach
myobvi

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This