Small Acts of Kindness
Let's do some small acts of kindness for each other. Cuz no one else is gonna.
Kindness, on the other hand, has a positive benefit on your mental health. Kindness can be an antidote to isolation.
In my mind, the formula is quite simple. Help yourself by helping others. This also applies to yourself. Give yourself some kindness! It’s not impossible, either. Small things really do make a difference. If you need more inspiration, check out this article about small ways to be kind.
Sometimes, I just call someone else, especially someone who might be lonely or having a hard time dealing with the pandemic. I’ve called all of my co-workers, for example. If I don’t have a ton of time, I will send a text message or an email. This is great for multiple reasons — I’m doing an act of kindness, but I’m also reaching out and curing some of my own isolation.
Be good to yourself in these times. Be good to others.
Let me know: what do you do to be kind to yourself and others? Let’s flood the internet with wonderfulness.
Here’s another: Giving away free eye exams. Because seeing is believing.
Girl in Trouble by Stacy Claflin has been on my to-do reading list for a while now, and it’s free on the Kindle. Speaking of reading to-do lists, Mistaken Identity by Lisa Scottoline is on mine. Lisa is hailed the female “John Grisham” (even though I hate, hate, hate these type of women comparisons to men). I’ve read a few of her other Rosati books before, and I liked them.
Eat more avocadoes. I’m convinced that they are secret sauce to being a centurion. And that’s the ultimate kindness, your bad-ass self around for 100 years.