Do a Grouch a Favor Day is one of those weird informal holidays of unknown origin that are actually not so silly as they might seem at first sight. This day occurs every year on February 16. Even seemingly cheerful and optimistic people occasionally have grouchy mood that may be caused by bad weather, lack of sleep, relationship problems, issues at work etc. They might try to hide it, but it does not mean that they do not need cheering up.
On Do a Grouch a Favor Day, take a closer look at people around you, and if someone seems to be in a grouchy mood, do them a favor to cheer them up. It will certainly lighten up their day as well as boost your karma!
You don’t necessarily have to find a solution to one’s problems in order to cheer him or her up. Just do a simple favor to make them smile. You can buy a grouch flowers, treat them to lunch, invite them for a walk or to the movies. Listening to their problems is also a good way to cheer a grouch up.
And remember, if your really want to help people, you should do it more often than once a year. Do not wait for an excuse to do someone a favor, just do it!