Be Kind Be Well

Kindness can do wonders in the workplace.

It can help build collaboration, compassion, and recognition in your colleagues. And a great place to start is being kind to yourself.

Research shows that kindness helps improve your mood and enhances your capacity for facing your daily challenges. Kindness and gratitude can also build trust and strengthen your work team to facilitate creativity, innovation, engagement, and collaboration.

So give it a try. Be kind with yourself and with the people in your life. And you just may find that being kind, helps you to be well. To help you get started, take a look at the Be Kind Be Well pledge. Print it and post it in your workplace as a reminder to choose kindness and gratitude throughout your day. And check out the other resources, research and other information here intended to help incorporate gratitude into your day-to-day work. 

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