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Showing Kindness and Understanding


These are dark, uncertain times.

To say the last several months have been difficult for all of us would be an understatement. Between the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent social and political unrest, we have collectively experienced many challenges and unsettling affairs.

That is why now, more than ever, we should be encouraged to bring light to one another, and take positive steps for others’ betterment. In doing so, we will become better ourselves.

Showing kindness to our neighbors and helping their wellbeing should never be neglected, but especially during times like these. Doing so will contribute to positive, loving, enriched lives for ourselves and those around us.

Treat others how you want to be treated

Sure, it’s an old cliché, but it’s true. All of us deal with our own challenges and needs. Each person has a different life situation, so it’s important to treat others with the same understanding and respect that we’d want for ourselves. The positive impact such attitudes can have in our community are endless.

Find that silver lining

It’s important to promote positivity. Look for the good – in everything! One good step begets another and when you take the time to help that along, the sense of togetherness and general good in our community will grow strong.

Be helpful, be kind

From the simplest of gestures to the most involved favors, acts of kindness can go a long way. Treat someone to coffee or lunch. Give a sincere compliment. Consider often overlooked things like helping a neighbor carry something, offering to help with a chore or even just wishing someone a nice day. When these things become part of our daily lives, it can greatly improve everyone’s mood and happiness.

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