National Say Something Nice Day

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Ah, kindness—what a charming trait, and how much more charming it becomes on National Say Something Nice Day! An annual celebration of 'Being Nice', this day is all about sprinkling a bit more kindness in the world, one compliment at a time.

When is Say Something Nice Day?

It's national say something nice day on the 1st June.

What is National Say Something Nice Day?

Just as the very name suggests, National Say Something Nice Day is an entire 24 hours devoted to the simple and yet profound act of being nice. Established as a national day in 2006 by the mayor of North Charleston, this day got its rather amusing claim to fame when the communication departments of South Carolina Baptist Convention and Charleston-Atlantic Presbytery decided the world needed a little more kindness.

The Online Buzz

Our trusty web crawlers detected a whopping 2635 mentions of National Say Something Nice Day. It seems the nicest of them all was the 1st of June, 2015, which saw the day receiving the most online mentions. You could say it was the Internet giving the day a hearty virtual pat on the back!

The Impact of Being Nice

It's quite intriguing to observe the ripple effect of a kind word. What appears to be minuscule at first often sets off a chain of positive interactions. This day encapsulates that perfectly. In fact, it serves as a reminder that everyone could use a little extra kindness in their lives, and there’s no better day than National Say Something Nice Day to give and receive it!

Did you know?

In the hustle and bustle of your day, it might have escaped your notice that being nice doesn’t just make others happy—it has remarkable benefits for you too! Studies show that being kind can significantly boost your mood and decrease stress levels. So, on National Say Something Nice Day, you’re not just sowing seeds of kindness—you’re basically planting a garden of happiness!


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First identified

1st June 2015

Most mentioned on

1st June 2015

Total mentions


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