It's hard to believe that we are already seeing back-to-school photos posted online. In addition to making sure our children have their lunchboxes, backpacks and school supplies ready to go, let's remind them (and ourselves) to be kinder to one another!
Science shows that it takes three weeks to form a habit, so consider joining people across the country in the Born This Way Foundation's
"21 Days to Be Kind" Challenge
September 1 - 21. It's a great opportunity to find at least one way to express kindness and compassion to others and to ourselves each day. This challenge coincides with National Suicide Prevention Month and your kind words/actions may make more of an impact than you know. Share your experiences on social media with the hashtag #BeKind21 and encourage others in your network to join you!
Need an easy way to get started? Try one of these ideas (the first three are explained in more detail in articles below):