When was the last time I smiled to strangers? I can't really remember. I am not snobbish, though people told me I am.
I am NOT snobbish
Maybe I am living on a fast pace surrounding which made me forget that there's more to life than office work and stress.
Just want to share a short story which happened in a span of 30 minutes. Last week, I went home late from work. Needless to say I have no more time to cook my meal. There's no other options left for me than to buy my lunch on a fast food chain. So off I go and went directly to the line and ordered my food. The crew asked for my order and asked me if its for "dine in" or "to go". I opted for the latter.
While she's preparing for the food, the other crew prepared my drink which she put on a glass intended for dine in meals. When she gets to the counter, I told her it's for take out. I can tell that' she'd done a lot of work though the day just started - I saw it in her face. But she willingly went back to the food section and do the necessary revisions. Though I am really sleepy, I gave her a "HUGE SMILE" and said "THANK YOU". Mind you, I always say thank you but I seldom smile.
Seriously, she put my drink on the counter and went away, but she looked back to me after 3 steps realizing what I said and did...She smiled back. I know she's happy!
Walking away from the counter I know I made one life happier with a simple gesture. I felt happy too. It's free yet priceless so why not give it away everyday. So from now on, I will always be like this:
it took me like forever to upload the picture
it seems like Google doesn't want to accept it
but in anyways, the upload became successful
maybe that means, I should be ready for shame. LOL.
So SMILE people, it's contagious!