Kindness Matters guide

Mental Health Foundation: Kindness Matters guide
Kindness is choosing to do something that helps others or yourself, motivated by genuine warm feelings.

Evidence shows that helping others can also benefit our own mental health and wellbeing. For example, it can reduce stress as well as improve mood, self-esteem and happiness.

There are so many ways to help others as part of our everyday lives.

Good deeds needn’t take much time or cost any money.

Small changes can make a big difference.

This guide gives you tips on how to bring kindness into your life.

The guide looks in more detail at volunteering, doing something for a good cause and acts of kindness.
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