When Caitlin received a post on her Facebook page, urging her to die, her mother saw it and it made her want to throw up. But Caitlin made the decision to change everything. She took the idea of bullying and turned it on its head. The girl took Post-It notes, each containing a positive message, and placed one on every locker of every student in the school. The school officials reprimanded Caitlin for ‘littering’ – and that started a movement.
It is proof that even though something comes from a dark place, you can bring it into the light and others will share the experience with you
Tiny But Uplifting Messages
Each of Caitlin’s messages is different and she feels that while it takes two seconds to do, it shows people that you care. The students banded together and they created ‘Positive Post-It Note Day’ which has spread throughout the town and even the businesses have adopted the trend.
Positive Goes Viral
When other areas heard about Caitlin’s positive actions, the ‘special day’ went viral on Social Media and other places around the country are taking up the banner to create their own. It is proof that even though something comes from a dark place, you can bring it into the light and others will share the experience with you.