A Random Act of Kindness can be as simple as smiling, giving someone a compliment, asking how someone is or really listening when someone speaks to you.
When you practice Random Acts of Kindness:
Research shows that gratitude can help you overcome things that are hard, strengthen your bond with your friends and family, and reduce stress and depression. The more grateful you are, the greater your overall wellbeing and satisfaction with life. You’ll also build a stronger immune system, lower your blood pressure and even sleep better.
Writing a gratitude journal each night by writing down three things you love in your life (no matter how small they may seem).
Research shows that it can reduce stress, anxiety and depression.
Learning to meditate and be mindful can help your brain become better at focusing on the present moment for longer periods. Many studies show that learning focus your mind in the present can reduce stress and anxiety.
Continue on to find out more things you can do to manage your stress and improve your mental health and wellbeing.