Let’s spread some festive cheer…5 things you must do this Diwali

With changing times, it is quite vital to revolutionise the way we celebrate our festivals. Trailing on the same thought, let us make the upcoming festival of Diwali about spreading happiness and love, quite literally. Make this Diwali a happy one, by brightening somebody else’s day. Let’s start the celebration by bringing smiles to the faces for whom happiness is just a one-time meal.

Here are 5 things you must do this festive season —

Become a Santa Claus…Not literally though!!

Distributing sweets won’t hurt our pocket much but can actually make Diwali joyous for others. Instead of keeping the stuff you don’t use or are bored of, consider donating it to the underprivileged.

Don’t forget that for some people it is not a holiday

There are hundreds of people like watchmen, delivery boys or the cops who can’t afford to take a leave on Diwali. If we do our bit, we can make their Diwali cheerful as well. Not just by tipping, but with a warm smile and some sweets which can definitely make a difference.

Sponsor someone’s trip

How about bringing joy in someone’s life by sponsoring a trip to their hometown? Support someone in need, like your house help, and let them be with their families this Diwali by booking their tickets.

Let’s make it a happy Diwali for the strays!!

Diwali may be the most exciting time of the year for us, but for stray animals it is indeed the worst time of the year. The loud noises of crackers and the flickering lights impact their hearing ability and they tend to get restless.

Dogs hear a wider range of frequencies as compared to humans. Consequently, the loud sounds of crackers is much more harmful for them. This Diwali let’s say no to crackers. This way you will not only save the environment, but also save money and help those furry creatures.

Visit an old age home or an orphanage

When we are having a gala time with our loved ones, there are people who have nobody to celebrate Diwali with. This Diwali let’s pledge to visit an old age home or an orphanage and spend some quality time with them. Decorate their house, distribute sweets, make rangolis and ensure a big smile on their faces.

If not all 5, let’s pledge to at least consider and follow one of these things 🙂 And as it is said, ‘small contributions make big differences’. 😀

Happy Diwali 🙂