February Character All Month Long

by | Jan 22, 2023 | Character All Month | 0 comments

See NationalToday.com for more information on these and other holidays to celebrate this month.

Date in 2023 Holiday How to Commemorate with Character
1 National Get Up Day Today is #NationalGetUpDay.   Originated by the USFSA, it celebrates that just like figure skaters, we all fall sometimes. The tough part is bouncing back.  Show your #Resilience and #Determination!  #GetUpDay
1 National Dark Chocolate Day Dark #chocolate contains tryptophan and phenylethylamine, two chemicals known to tell your brain to release pleasure-causing endorphins. Indulge on #NationalDarkChocolateDay and increase your #Positivity and #Enthusiasm.
2 National Tater Tot Day Today is #NationalTaterTotDay!  Did you know that they’re made from the leftover parts of french fries? By eating them, you’re keeping potato waste to a minimum.  #Creativity  #Resourcefulness
2 Groundhog Day Happy #GroundhogDay!  No matter whether #PunxsutawneyPhil sees his shadow or not, use your #Positivity to look forward to spring!
2 Optimist Day Happy #OptimistDay!  Did you know that there are almost 3000 Optimist International clubs in at least 20 countries worldwide?  There are quite a few in and around Cincinnati.  What will your glass be half-full of today?
#OptimismDay #Positivity #Confidence
3 Feed the Birds Day It’s #FeedTheBirdsDay – so feed the birds 🙂  Show #Compassion and #Generosity to our hungry winged friends.
3 National Golden Retriever Day Channel your inner puppy dog on #NationalGoldenRetrieverDay by displaying your calm temperament, intelligence, and playfulness.  #Enthusiasm  #Peace #Wisdom
3 National Women Physicians Day Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female physician in the U.S. It is also the 4th #NationalWomenPhysiciansDay in her honor.  In 2017, for the first time in history, women made up more than half of all those in medical schools.  #Diversity #Inclusion #Equity
4 National Thank A Mail Carrier Day Happy #ThankAMailCarrierDay! Show your #Gratefulness to your mail carrier today.  #NationalThankaLetterCarrierDay
6 National Pay a Compliment Day Cheer up friends and family by saying something nice to them on #NationalPayAComplimentDay. Everyone likes an uplifting, positive #compliment. #Sincerity  #Positivity  #Kindness
9 National Pizza Day All we are saying (On #NationalPizzaDay) is “give pizza chance”.  #Peace (apologies to #JohnLennon for punning your lyrics.)
10 National Umbrella Day Happy #NationalUmbrellaDay!  Dolly Parton once said that if you want the #rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.  #Positivity
11 National Make a Friend Day On #NationalMakeAFriendDay, remember the song “Make new friends but keep the old; One is silver and the other gold”  #Loyalty  #Kindness  #Friendship
12 Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday “I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.“  -Abraham Lincoln  Happy Birthday Abe! #Diligence #HonestAbe
13 Self-Love Day It’s #SelfLoveDay  Having #confidence, staying positive, and loving yourself adds to your happiness. Treat yourself to your favorite activity today. #Positivity   #SelfCompassion
14 Valentine’s Day Happy #ValentinesDay.  Celebrate with a family activity.   #Compassion
16 Do a Grouch a Favor Day Help a grumpy person turn their mood around on #DoAGrouchAFavorDay. We’ve all been grouchy before so give someone some #Positivity. #Tolerance
17 Random Act of Kindness Day It’s #RandomActofKindnessDay.  Join our #KinderCharacterChallenge and receive a weekly email suggesting a kind deed.  Join here.     #Kindness is our character quality for the month of February.
17 Random Act of Kindness Day It’s #RandomActofKindnessDay. Join us in a family activity  #Kindness
17 National Caregivers Day Today is #NationalCaregiversDay. Caregivers selflessly take care of another, often daily.  Do you know a caregiver who could use some care for themselves today?  #Compassion #Generosity #Humility
20 President’s Day Happy #PresidentsDay!  The two presidents most widely celebrated on this holiday are George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, followed by Thomas Jefferson.  How will you celebrate today?  #Loyalty  #Respect
20 National Love Your Pet Day Today is #NationalLoveYourPetDay!  (Isn’t it every day?)  Did you know that 3.2 million animals are adopted from shelters each year?  #Compassion  #Loyalty
22 Be Humble Day Today is #BeHumbleDay!  “Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it’s thinking of yourself less.”  Rick Warren  #Humility
26 Letter to an Elder Day Today is #LetterToAnElderDay.  How do you show #Respect and #Compassion to the elders in your family?

What days did you celebrate? Do you know of any other holidays to celebrate with character this month? Share your experience below!