R U OK? Day is a national day of action which aims to reduce suicide by encouraging people to connect with each other & ask: "R U OK?". Since 2009 the second Thursday in September has been dedicated to asking people this simple question - but more importantly getting people to stop to hear the answer - getting people to take some time to really connect with one another.
So often it is the person you sleep in the same bed with that you feel the least connected to. Or what if you just can't speak your kids language anymore? What then?
Connection to others is good for our health and well being. Open and honest communication - having someone there that you can truly show your most vulnerable self to and knowing you will be accepted just for being you provides an amazing sense of well being and feeling that we really do belong to one another.
Some simple steps you can take right now to build better connection with someone important to you:
Taking these 4 steps will build the connection between you. Do this each and every day and watch your relationship transform...and remember R U OK? day also reminds us that it is OK to say "No I am not OK. Things are not working the way I want them to right now". And that it is OK to seek help...
And if you want to find out more about RUOK? Day follow this link here...
Until Next time...
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