We need to be kind to ourselves as well as others
and a reminder of a previous blog post.
You’ve probably heard of random acts of kindness, where you do something nice for someone else with no expectation of getting anything back.
There are many ways you can be kind to others and a few years ago there was a video doing the rounds of a US police officer who went into a store to buy socks and shoes for a homeless man who was barefoot. There’s lots more videos online for you to watch.
The phrase is said to have been invented by the journalist – Anne Herbert who, back in 1982, called on others to ‘practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.’
Psychological research confirms that RAK brings positive benefits to the giver – both positive impact on our mental and physical health.
Especially at this time of year let’s show kindness to other. It doesn’t have to be through buying things, we can