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133 ways to make someone feel special πŸ’–

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133 ways to make someone feel special

Introduction πŸ‘‹

Making others feel special doesn’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 πŸ’¬πŸ’ž

  1. Thank them – notice what they do to make you happy, and tell them!
  2. Show an interest in them – ask them questions ❔
  3. Tell them how grateful you are to have them in your life πŸ™
  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 πŸ…
  8. Check in on them regularly
  9. Tell them how you inspire them πŸ™Œ
  10. Tell them that you’re proud of them πŸŽ‰
  11. Give them a pet name or nickname 🐢
  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 πŸ†
  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! πŸ’ž
  17. Tell them the truth
  18. Tell them that you love them!
  19. Leave them a handwritten note πŸ“
  20. Apologise to them when you hurt their feelings πŸ€—
  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 😎
  2. Skills βš’οΈ
  3. Personality traits
  4. Home 🏑
  5. Family
  6. Passion πŸ’–
  7. Strength πŸ’ͺ
  8. Sense of humour πŸ₯Έ
  9. Attitude to life
  10. Belongings
  11. Job πŸ’Ό
  12. Intelligence 🧠
  13. Thoughtfulness
  14. Kindness/generosity πŸ€—

Give quality time βŒšπŸ’ž

  1. Put your phone away when you’re together πŸ“΅
  2. Make eye contact when you’re talking to them πŸ‘€
  3. Go on a picnic
  4. Give them a phone call 🀳
  5. Inviting them over
  6. Visiting them
  7. Treasure hunt! πŸ΄β€β˜ οΈ
  8. Let them know that you’ll always have time for them
  9. Watch a film πŸŽ₯
  10. Sports together
  11. Go on holiday together πŸ–οΈ
  12. Play a game together
  13. Ask them to teach you something
  14. Go on an adventure! 🏞️
  15. Film marathon!
  16. Go to a park β›²
  17. Go fruit/vegetable picking together 🍎
  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 πŸ“Έ
  21. Go shopping together πŸ›οΈ
  22. Cook together
  23. Take a class together πŸŽ“
  24. Start a new hobby together

Help them πŸ€πŸ’ž

  1. Make them a drink πŸ«–πŸ§‹
  2. Tick something off their “to do” list for them
  3. Shopping for them πŸ›’
  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 πŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ
  8. Offer them advice when they aren’t feeling well
  9. Do chores for them 🧽
  10. Run errands for them e.g. posting a parcel πŸ“¨
  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 πŸ‘š
  14. Wash the dishes and put them away 🍽️
  15. Take care of child care chores for them e.g. take the children to school
  16. Clean the house
  17. Mow the lawn πŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎ
  18. Run a bath for them πŸ›
  19. Put fresh sheets on the bed for them πŸ›οΈ
  20. Take out the bins/rubbish for them
  21. Take care of animal care chores for them e.g. walk the dog 🐢
  22. Pay joint bills on time πŸ’Έ
  23. Make them breakfast 🍳
  24. Offer them a pamper day
  25. Wash their car πŸš—
  26. Make the bed
  27. Clean their shoes
  28. Pack their lunch πŸ₯ͺ
  29. Wash the dishes for them
  30. Help with something without them needing to ask you

Give gifts πŸŽπŸ’ž

  1. Remember something they said that they wanted, then buy it for them πŸ“ƒ
  2. Take them shopping, and buy them something they like πŸ›οΈ
  3. Get them flowers πŸ’
  4. Get them a souvenir when you travel ✈️
  5. Buy them a small present when you go grocery shopping
  6. Ask their friends/family for gift advice/ideas πŸ’¬
  7. Remember how they react to gifts to work out which ones they like the most
  8. Try and give thoughtful/meaningful gifts πŸ§ πŸ’­
  9. Give them small gifts more regularly 🧁
  10. Print out and frame photos of you together πŸ“Έ
  11. Handmade cards
  12. Get them house decorations πŸͺ΄
  13. Get them a gift that they need
  14. Throw them a party! πŸ₯³
  15. Give them a gift that they can read e.g. a book
  16. Give them a gift to support their hobbies 🎨
  17. Remember special dates like birthdays and anniversaries and get them a gift πŸ“†
  18. Surprise them by buying them something off their Amazon Wish List or Pinterest boards
  19. Bake them a cake or cookies 🍰
  20. Clothes
  21. Chocolates or sweet treats 🍫
  22. Send them an unexpected takeaway delivery! πŸ₯‘
  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 🍨

Use physical touch πŸ€—πŸ’ž

(If they’re comfortable!)

  1. Shake their hand 🀝
  2. Offer them a hug πŸ€—
  3. Sit closely to them πŸͺ‘
  4. Shoulder squeeze
  5. Offer them a back rub/shoulder rub/massage
  6. Put your arm around them
  7. High five them βœ‹
  8. Fist bump πŸ€œπŸ€›
  9. Snuggling on the sofa πŸ›‹οΈ
  10. Kiss them 😚
  11. Hold their hand
  12. Tickling them? (if they like it!) πŸͺΆ
  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 πŸ’†β€β™€οΈ
  16. Offer them a foot rub πŸ‘£
  17. Dance together πŸ’ƒπŸ•Ί
  18. Exercise together/play sports together πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ
  19. Comfort them with touch when they’re sad πŸ‘

Conclusion πŸ‘

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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