I've been wanting to be more active in my community ever since I wrote this post, and I have. But since the season of giving (and the season of Vlogmas) are almost upon us, I thought it would be really great if we all gave a little bit together.
I plan on daily vlogging on my second YouTube channel from December 1st - December 25th, so to add some excitement to the mix, I'm also going to do a simple act of kindness every Sunday throughout Vlogmas, as well. Instead of posting that with the rest of my Vlogmas videos, I want to publish my #SimpleActSundays on my main channel to maximize exposure. Maybe it will inspire some good in others. The best part of this whole thing is that I want you - yes you, to join me!
Listen, we all have different schedules, incomes, and physical capabilities. But don't you think it would be beautiful to all come together and create an awesome season of change? I plan on doing things that are simple - I run a blog and two YouTube channels, I have a "day job", and I'm a full-time student. I don't plan on saving the world but I do plan on paying it forward at the Starbucks drive-thru, writing some nice notes to strangers, or donating to my local homeless shelter.
I don't want to tell you what to do, but I do want you to do something. It can be smaller than what I mentioned above. It can be bigger. It can be huge. It can be monetary. It can be in-kind. Just do what you do, and film it! If you want to be a part of the movement, just fill out this spreadsheet so we can get to know eachother by the time #SimpleActSundays starts on November 30th. Videos, blog posts, Vines, Instagram posts, or whatever the heck you're using to document your act should go up the next day, December 1st. Then, we watch. We comment. We get inspired. And we do it again for the next three weeks.
I've had quite a few failed series attempts in my tenure as a blogger, so I'm counting on you guys to share this with your friends! I think this is something that everyone with a camera can and should participate in. You don't have to be a blogger, vlogger, or online personality. Just be someone who wants to practice what the holiday season is really about.
As a thank you for participating, I'll be mailing personalized holiday cards to everyone that participates. If you'd like one, make sure to type a Y in the opt-in field of the spreadsheet, then email me at email@example.com (subject line "CARD", please) with your mailing address.
If that's not enough to get you in the holiday spirit, I'm also holding a $750 Amazon gift card giveaway starting NOW! All the info is below. Enjoy :)
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