Today across the globe people are encouraged to participate in random acts of kindness; in a world full of turmoil and uncertainty it really is the little things that can change someone’s day for the better. Doing selfless acts for others is an important lesson to be taught to adults and children alike, and days such as these remind us why it is so important.
Experiencing kindness and being kind to others has been widely researched in recent years and studies show kindness improves wellbeing, physical health, self-esteem as well as encouraging a greater sense of belonging within a community. It is these amazing benefits related to kindness that show how important it is that children are taught how to be kind, and why days like today provide the perfect opportunity to enforce this lesson.
At HandMade Theatre we pride ourselves on supporting local artists and providing opportunities for students starting their careers, giving them a chance to showcase talents that might otherwise have gone to waste. These long-term commitments to be an active part of the community and providing opportunity reflect the company’s desire to have a kind and supportive working environment for everyone involved.
So today and every day take the time to be kind, whether it is buying coffee for the person behind you at work, help out a friend with chores, or smile a stranger on the bus. It is the little things that we can all do that will help to make the world a kinder place, so what are you waiting for? Go and commit a random act of kindness today and make the world a happier place to live.
(Marketing and Administration Intern)