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Mental Health Awareness week is being celebrated by Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest on 18th-22nd May. The theme this year is Kindness. Kindness is particularly relevant at this time. The good news: kindness is teachable and contagious.


Did you know?

Studies have shown kindness to increase energy, happiness, lifespan, pleasure and serotonin. Kindness can decrease pain, stress, anxiety, depression and blood pressure. Kindness can be a useful tool to support our wellbeing and mental health.  (https://www.dartmouth.edu/wellness/emotional/rakhealthfacts.pdf).


Kindness – noun: the quality of being generoushelpful, and caring about other people, or an act showing this quality (Cambridge Dictionary). 


We invite you to join us for a daily task themed around kindness in combination with the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. We would encourage you to record how you feel after participating and share your stories.


Daily Kindness Challenges





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