If you enjoy making other people smile as much as you enjoy free stuff, I have the perfect freebie for you.
I was walking to work in Harrogate, when I came across this poster taped to a lamp-post:
Free Positive Thoughts: Take One. I love love LOVE this idea! And on a grey, chilly work day here in town, the free thoughts were clearly popular. I tore off the last-but-one positive thought, and left the last slip of paper flapping in the wind, waiting and ready to cheer up another passerby. I have no idea who stuck that poster there, but it did its stuff: I had a spring in my step all the way to work.
A little digging and I found the original poster, over at an American blog called Kind Over Matter:
It is a couple of years old now, so I am stoked that the poster has crossed the Atlantic and is still reaching new people. It is a free printable, and you can download the PDF by clicking this link. In the words of its creator: “Just print on text paper, cut up the dashed lines & hang!”
It turns out that there are other posters in this free printable range:
The good citizens of North Yorkshire may see a few more of these springing up around the place….