If you are to do one act of kindness today; do it for yourself.

We have our own personal battles. Addiction, Mental Health, Disabilities, Homelessness, Hopelessness…the list could go on.

“man holding card with seeking human kindness text” by Matt Collamer on Unsplash

One simple act is synonymous with overcoming these demons, a simple act of kindness.

It doesn’t require much, and you don’t have to be loud about it.

All it takes is a simple helping hand or asking for one.

Finding someone in need and giving them a helping hand.

Even if you don’t want to do it for anybody else; do it for your own good, I promise you — it’s the most wonderful aphrodisiac.

I remember clear as day, when I was down in a hole; I felt helpless, it seemed that was it — life would end.

But it didn’t.

It was a helping hand, one that I wasn’t familiar with and one that I didn’t much care for.

Because I had forgotten to care for myself; I convinced myself I deserved to be in the position I was in.

But the helping hand pulled me out; against my will.

Showed me what a beautiful world was out there, whilst I was hiding deep within a dark hole.

It takes time, and it’s not easy.

But I promise, it works. And it gets better.

But if Tom Hardy can do it; you can too.

Help destigmatise addiction and mental health.

Lend a helping hand. :)

I failed to learn the piano, so I decided I’d play the keyboard instead. //All aboard the Crazytrain.

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