Many people are quick to jump on the band wagon and post on days or months for specific illnesses or "Awareness" !
Why? Why not everyday?
The DO’s & the DONT’s
✅ Raise awareness for every cause, ❌ NOT just when it happens to be an awareness day, week, or month. ❌ NOT just because it affects you or someone you know.
✅ Try to educate yourself on others illnesses, especially those you claim to love or care about, ❌ NOT ignore their condition and think it will go away or belittle them if they have an off day, can’t make it to an outing, event, etc.
✅ Put yourself in someone else’s position. What if you had that illness? How would you want someone to treat you? ❌ Don’t stop inviting them places because they are unreliable. They are reliable, their health is not!
✅ Be an advocate for a cause! ❌ DON’T ignore it. There are many unknown illnesses that are invisible. The more you know and spread the word, you may save a life.
✅ Be living, kind, and gentle with your actions and words. ❌ DON’T talk down to someone with a chronic illness or remind them of how they “used” to be. They are aware. They likely hate their bodies because it has taken away that identity.
❌STOP EXPECTING SO MUCH WHEN YOU DO SO LITTLE
❌ DO NOT EXPECT THEM TO REACH OUT, likely they are dealing with pain, loneliness, seclusion.
✅ Check on them. If they say they are fine, are they really?
🎀 If you want to throw ribbons out for causes 🎀
BE A SUPPORTER AND NOT A SUCKER