"Experiencing joy in doing acts of kindness for others will increase the quantity and quality of your kind acts. When you enjoy doing things to help others, you will always be able to find enjoyable things to do. The life of a person who loves to do acts of kindness will be a life of joy."
Thank you, Rabbi Pliskin, for your uplifting thought for today.
There is an American standard song lyric that goes something like this: "...make someone happy, make just someone happy...and you will be happy, too."
Forget about doing a mitzvah for the sake of a mitzvah. Just think of putting a smile on someone else's face, and no doubt, as a result, you will soon have a smile on your own.