February: National Self-Check Month. Take charge of your health, and increase your odds of avoiding chronic diseases or other preventable diseases.
February: Free and Open Source Software Month. Recognize the cooperative approach to computer programming, open licensing, and free distribution of software.
February: National Library Lover’s Month. Enjoy your library, but also consider volunteering your time this month in a library.
February 1: National Get Up Day. This is a day to persevere, to pick ourselves up when we’ve fallen. We never know when our efforts to seek a goal or overcome an obstacle will encourage another person.
February 4: National Thank a Mail Carrier Day. As a small business, you likely work your mail carrier a little harder. Let’s take time out of our day to thank the mail person who is responsible for getting your mail in your mailbox six days a week.
February 7: National Send a Card to a Friend Day. Send a note to a colleague or client to let them know you are thinking about them.
February 9: National Giving Hearts Day. Make a donation from your business to a charity that you love.
February 11: National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day. Think positive. Don’t worry and don’t stress over the little things. Life is too short.
February 11: National Make a Friend Day. Get to know one of your clients a little better. Meeting new people can help sharpen our social skills and keep us from becoming lonely.
February 13: National Clean Out Your Computer Day. Over time, files and programs that are unused clog the memory of your computer. This is a day to take some time to do the needed care on your computers. Organize your files and folders. Delete junk files. Delete duplicate files. Delete old files and programs that are not being used.
February 6-12: National Freelance Writers Appreciation Week. Celebrate these hardworking writers by showing some gratitude, highlighting a fun behind-the-scenes moment.
February 17: National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Write a note or do something nice for one of your clients today.
February 26: National Tell a Fairy Tale Day. Share a favorite fairy tale with friends or family.