According to timeanddate.com, March 1 is World Compliment Day, a day that aims to address the “basic human need for recognition and appreciation.”
World Compliment Day was started by Hans Poortvliet in the Netherlands in 2001. Many European countires including Norway and Belgium now celebrate this day.
According to the official website, Poortvliet created the day as a way to spread happiness and increase productivity. The website encourages people to use words instead of gifts as a way to praise and appreciate people.
Try complimenting your family, coworkers and friends for their hard work and for being there in your life. You don't even have to compliment someone in person. Use #complimentday in your social posts.
Need some suggestions? Here is a list of 22 compliments you can start using today from theodysseyonline.com.