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133 ways to make someone feel special ๐Ÿ’–

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133 ways to make someone feel special

Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹

Making others feel special doesnโ€™t just help other people.

It can also help you!

Making others feel special can help you to:

  • Feel a sense of achievement and more positive
  • Feel like you belong
  • Make new friends and build strong relationships
  • Build confidence
  • Keep a sense of perspective, by being aware of those less fortunate than you
  • Feel gratitude

Here are 133 ways to make someone feel special!

Why not show the people you love this list, to see which ideas would make them feel the most special?

  1. Kind words – 36 ideas
  2. Quality time – 24 ideas
  3. Helping them – 30 ideas
  4. Gifts – 24 ideas
  5. Physical touch – 19 ideas

Use kind words ๐Ÿ’ฌ๐Ÿ’ž

  1. Thank them – notice what they do to make you happy, and tell them!
  2. Show an interest in them – ask them questions โ”
  3. Tell them how grateful you are to have them in your life ๐Ÿ™
  4. Use their name when you speak to them
  5. Listen to what they say, remember things they’ve said and repeat them
  6. If they speak a different language, learn some of their words!
  7. Point out their achievements and strengths ๐Ÿ…
  8. Check in on them regularly
  9. Tell them how you inspire them ๐Ÿ™Œ
  10. Tell them that you’re proud of them ๐ŸŽ‰
  11. Give them a pet name or nickname ๐Ÿถ
  12. Tell them it was great to see them after you’ve met up
  13. Be their cheerleader – encourage them when they’re taking on a challenge
  14. Celebrate their successes ๐Ÿ†
  15. Ask them for their help/opinions – it feels nice to be needed!
  16. Share your feelings with them – it feels nice to be trusted! ๐Ÿ’ž
  17. Tell them the truth
  18. Tell them that you love them!
  19. Leave them a handwritten note ๐Ÿ“
  20. Apologise to them when you hurt their feelings ๐Ÿค—
  21. Compliment them in front of other people
  22. Tell them you’ve missed them

Compliments! Say something nice about their:

  1. Appearance – hair cut, clothes, sense of style, makeup ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  2. Skills โš’๏ธ
  3. Personality traits
  4. Home ๐Ÿก
  5. Family
  6. Passion ๐Ÿ’–
  7. Strength ๐Ÿ’ช
  8. Sense of humour ๐Ÿฅธ
  9. Attitude to life
  10. Belongings
  11. Job ๐Ÿ’ผ
  12. Intelligence ๐Ÿง 
  13. Thoughtfulness
  14. Kindness/generosity ๐Ÿค—

Give quality time โŒš๐Ÿ’ž

  1. Put your phone away when you’re together ๐Ÿ“ต
  2. Make eye contact when you’re talking to them ๐Ÿ‘€
  3. Go on a picnic
  4. Give them a phone call ๐Ÿคณ
  5. Inviting them over
  6. Visiting them
  7. Treasure hunt! ๐Ÿดโ€โ˜ ๏ธ
  8. Let them know that you’ll always have time for them
  9. Watch a film ๐ŸŽฅ
  10. Sports together
  11. Go on holiday together ๐Ÿ–๏ธ
  12. Play a game together
  13. Ask them to teach you something
  14. Go on an adventure! ๐Ÿž๏ธ
  15. Film marathon!
  16. Go to a park โ›ฒ
  17. Go fruit/vegetable picking together ๐ŸŽ
  18. Introduce them to the important people in your life
  19. Introduce them to a new person you think they’ll get along with
  20. Take photographs together ๐Ÿ“ธ
  21. Go shopping together ๐Ÿ›๏ธ
  22. Cook together
  23. Take a class together ๐ŸŽ“
  24. Start a new hobby together

Help them ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’ž

  1. Make them a drink ๐Ÿซ–๐Ÿง‹
  2. Tick something off their “to do” list for them
  3. Shopping for them ๐Ÿ›’
  4. DIY
  5. Thank them for the help that they give you-
  6. Ask them what they need help with
  7. Care for them when they’re sick ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ
  8. Offer them advice when they aren’t feeling well
  9. Do chores for them ๐Ÿงฝ
  10. Run errands for them e.g. posting a parcel ๐Ÿ“จ
  11. Cook a meal for them – maybe have dinner ready for when they get home!
  12. Bring them a “care package” when they’re unwell
  13. Wash and fold their clothes ๐Ÿ‘š
  14. Wash the dishes and put them away ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ
  15. Take care of child care chores for them e.g. take the children to school
  16. Clean the house
  17. Mow the lawn ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ
  18. Run a bath for them ๐Ÿ›
  19. Put fresh sheets on the bed for them ๐Ÿ›๏ธ
  20. Take out the bins/rubbish for them
  21. Take care of animal care chores for them e.g. walk the dog ๐Ÿถ
  22. Pay joint bills on time ๐Ÿ’ธ
  23. Make them breakfast ๐Ÿณ
  24. Offer them a pamper day
  25. Wash their car ๐Ÿš—
  26. Make the bed
  27. Clean their shoes
  28. Pack their lunch ๐Ÿฅช
  29. Wash the dishes for them
  30. Help with something without them needing to ask you

Give gifts ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ’ž

  1. Remember something they said that they wanted, then buy it for them ๐Ÿ“ƒ
  2. Take them shopping, and buy them something they like ๐Ÿ›๏ธ
  3. Get them flowers ๐Ÿ’
  4. Get them a souvenir when you travel โœˆ๏ธ
  5. Buy them a small present when you go grocery shopping
  6. Ask their friends/family for gift advice/ideas ๐Ÿ’ฌ
  7. Remember how they react to gifts to work out which ones they like the most
  8. Try and give thoughtful/meaningful gifts ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ญ
  9. Give them small gifts more regularly ๐Ÿง
  10. Print out and frame photos of you together ๐Ÿ“ธ
  11. Handmade cards
  12. Get them house decorations ๐Ÿชด
  13. Get them a gift that they need
  14. Throw them a party! ๐Ÿฅณ
  15. Give them a gift that they can read e.g. a book
  16. Give them a gift to support their hobbies ๐ŸŽจ
  17. Remember special dates like birthdays and anniversaries and get them a gift ๐Ÿ“†
  18. Surprise them by buying them something off their Amazon Wish List or Pinterest boards
  19. Bake them a cake or cookies ๐Ÿฐ
  20. Clothes
  21. Chocolates or sweet treats ๐Ÿซ
  22. Send them an unexpected takeaway delivery! ๐Ÿฅก
  23. Send a “good luck” card when they’ve got a job interview, or a “well done” card when they get the job!
  24. Get them something that is their favourite e.g. their favourite type of icecream ๐Ÿจ

Use physical touch ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’ž

(If they’re comfortable!)

  1. Shake their hand ๐Ÿค
  2. Offer them a hug ๐Ÿค—
  3. Sit closely to them ๐Ÿช‘
  4. Shoulder squeeze
  5. Offer them a back rub/shoulder rub/massage
  6. Put your arm around them
  7. High five them โœ‹
  8. Fist bump ๐Ÿคœ๐Ÿค›
  9. Snuggling on the sofa ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ
  10. Kiss them ๐Ÿ˜š
  11. Hold their hand
  12. Tickling them? (if they like it!) ๐Ÿชถ
  13. Pat them on the back
  14. Let them rest their head on your shoulder
  15. Play with their hair or give them a head massage ๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ
  16. Offer them a foot rub ๐Ÿ‘ฃ
  17. Dance together ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ
  18. Exercise together/play sports together ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ
  19. Comfort them with touch when they’re sad ๐Ÿ‘

Conclusion ๐Ÿ‘

So there are 133 ways to make someone feel special.

Making others feel special can be a fantastic way to boost your wellbeing.

How do you make others feel special?

Why not show the people you love this list, to see which ideas would make them feel the most special?

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