In these uncertain times there have been many, many times where kindness is prevailing. In the midst of panic and fear our communities, families and loved ones have come together and shown that there is still hope. In these unprecedented times we can be kind to others and ourselves by even the smallest of gestures. For example, I decided to Be Active and went out for a morning walk, everything was so quiet as I did my morning exercise. Someone waved at me from the window and shouted ‘good morning!’ Quite unexpected but it made me smile and sometimes we need that to Connect with the outside world .
While it feels good to be kind to others you have to ask yourself this one question.
Have I been kind to myself?
Often we neglect our own needs to be there for others and that is selfless. We can be kind to others as well while we take care of our selves, our mental health and Maybe Learn Something New.
A random act of kindness can help you connect with others, enhance their wellbeing as well as yours. Take Notice of the journey we have travelled together and coming together every Thursday to Clap NHS Frontline Heroes who are working tirelessly to combat the virus.
Give your time even for that virtual cup of tea with a group of friends, family or colleagues. Call someone you haven’t spoken to in a long time or send them a text to let them know you are thinking of them. Give time to yourself, to care for yourself and speak to yourself kindly. Immerse yourself in an old hobby or a new one .
In a world where you can be anything…
In the coming week we will be holding Zoom talks with different Recovery workers, focusing on 5 ways to wellbeing at 11am daily. See the topics below and just click the link to get started at the right time and day. Alternatively, you can download Zoom from the following links and enter the meeting ID:
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