Today I relearned a very important lesson, kindness goes a very long way. I don’t think people understand what the power of words can do.

This is in both a positive and negative way. What you say to someone has the power to change their whole life. It can be as simple as a hello or even an I’m here for you. Words and actions can change a life. You never know what someone is going through and what you say can make or break their world.  This article is a prime example link and please read the story before going on with the post if you don’t know it.

Offering someone a hand in a time of need can literally save their life. On the other hand a “mean” word can literally rip someone apart so much you can destroy their life. I can’t tell you how many sad stories I read and see on tumblr. I hate the fact that I grew up in a place that one day someone’s not going to make it out of there in time and something really bad is going to happen there because people are so judgmental. Why can’t we accept those who are a little bit different? I shouldn’t have to worry about people I know getting bullied so bad that they’re suicidal. That’s scary. I hate that it’s acceptable to treat people like that, because really, it’s not.

Please don’t ever tell anyone to “go die” or “I hope your mom get cancer” those things aren’t okay to say and I hate the fact that I see them on a daily basis. Go ahead look through you favorite celebrities twitter responses because I can almost guaranteed  you that you will be so disappointed in society as a whole. I’m sure many of you may know about the Tyler Oakley/ Liam Payne drama, Tyler Oakley, internet fanatic felt so threatened he stayed offline for a week. No one should have to feel like that, no one should have to feel like that. I don’t think people understand the power words have, you can literally rip apart someone’s life so much that they want to die. No one should want to die people should want to live and be happy.

Think twice before you say anything. Pay a stranger a compliment. Tell your best friend you love them. Never take anyone for granted. Be kind and if you think you can make someone smile, do it because chances are, they need it.

On that note I would like to again put my email here ( because I touched on suicide again and I never want anyone to feel like there isn’t any other option. I’m a good listener and I can try to make you smile. Please find someone who can help you because life will get better and I’m sorry if it was a person that made you feel that bad. Someone can make you feel better again.




6 thoughts on “Kindness.

  1. whenwemumble March 18, 2014 / 12:27 am

    Great post! I wish more people could watch their words and show kindness. I feel like more now then ever teens and twenty-somethings are going through a lot emotionally already. I feel like you could really relate to my blog, feel free to skim!

    • Mary March 18, 2014 / 7:29 pm

      I will definitely skim! I’m glad you liked it!

      • whenwemumble March 18, 2014 / 11:32 pm

        Great! I hope you like it.

  2. undecidedgraduate March 18, 2014 / 7:52 am

    This is a growing issue that doesn’t seem to get better with time. Seeing that 10 year olds and young teens are attempting suicide is such a sad thing to see, and it almost always stems to bullying or abuse at home. Such a shame, but it all roots from how these kids are raised, and unfortunately it isn’t going to change until parents start raising their kids with the proper amount of attention and compassion.

    • Mary March 18, 2014 / 7:26 pm

      I know what you mean! It’s so sad to see that children, the innocent of society feel so hurt that they want to die.

      • undecidedgraduate March 21, 2014 / 8:37 am

        And they are too young to even fully understand that it isn’t something that can be un-done. When I was younger, I remember not even fully understanding suicide and what it actually meant until I was probably 12!

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