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Day 3 : #ThoughtfulThursday

by Ashley Foster - May 3, 2018

Day 3 of the Mental Health Month Challenge. Check out the video below for today's challenge.

Day 3 of Mental Health Month

It's Thoughtful Thursday!

Research indicates that those who consistently help other people experience less depression, greater calm, fewer pains and better health. They may even live longer.

Today we’re challenging you to do at least one random act of kindness – something to put a smile on someone else’s face. Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Pay for someone elses meal in the lunch line
  • Hold the door open for someone. This may be especially helpful for someone who is mobility impaired, has their hands full or is with small children
  • Call an old friend or family member that you haven’t talked to in a while
  • Help an elderly friend or neighbor run errands or do housework
  • Buy a cup of coffee for someone
  • Clean up leaves or garbage on your street

Post with #uaex4mind4body on Facebook to let us know what your random act of kindness was.

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