In the past I’ve light-heartedly told people to use their power for good. But I mean it for real now.
If you have a skill, no matter what it is, use it to make a difference. Small gesture. Grand gesture. It doesn’t matter.
Do you love to write? Volunteer your skill for an organization you believe in that can’t afford to hire a newsletter writer or blogger.
Maybe that neighbor kid would love to learn how to fix an old lawnmower.
Are you a web-design guru?
Have a gift for making people smile?
Wield a hammer like Thor?
I realized several years ago that I could use my power for good. You can, too!
Discover more about If You Only Knew, the photo essay exhibit and book I’ve been creating exploring what mental illness feels like to people who live with it, by visiting the Introduction page.