Being kind is never a bad idea. But now more than ever, we all could use a little extra thoughtfulness, understanding and connection. Mailing a handwritten note, initiating a video or phone call or sending a personal text are all good ways to reach out, even when you can’t be together.
This is especially true for people who might be struggling with anxiety, depression or stress on top of feeling isolated. Whether you’re one of those people or an ally, another simple act of kindness that can boost your mood as well as make a positive difference in the world is to challenge stigma about mental health issues and conditions. Check out some important facts and conversations here, and start being the change today!