Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Research clearly shows that acts of kindness can help improve emotional wellbeing. This is true whether we are giving or receiving it. “Kindness unlocks our shared humanity and is central for our mental health. It has the potential to bring us together with benefits for everyone, particularly at times of great stress." (Mental Health Foundation) And that is why 2020 Mental Health Awareness Week is focussing on #KindnessMatters.
Of course, children are no exception and can really benefit from joining in with those little acts of kindness. Here are a few ideas to do with kids:
More information on Children's Mental Health for parents on our webpages.