Kindness is good for you
Think about the last time you did something helpful or nice for someone. Most likely, it made you feel good to see them smile and know you played a part in their happiness.
Research from The Journal of Social Psychology shows that being kind can lead to greater life satisfaction. That’s because when you help or make others feel good through kind actions or words, you know you have made a positive impact on another person’s life. Kindness matters. Give it a try.
Be kind to yourself
If you’ve been putting it off, here’s a reminder to be kind to yourself and get the care you need. Don’t feel like you have the time fit in an appointment for yourself? As a HealthSelectSM medical plan participant, you can schedule a mental health Virtual Visit and meet with a licensed mental health professional online any day of the week. You don’t even have to leave your home to get help. Learn more about your mental health benefits on HealthSelect's Mental Health webpage or call HealthSelect customer service at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) toll-free at (800) 252-8039 (TTY: 711). BCBSTX Personal Health Assistants are available Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturday, 7 a. m. - 3 p.m. CT.
To find resources for mental health or substance use care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, call HealthSelect customer service at BCBSTX toll-free at (800) 252-8039 (TTY:711). Ask to speak to a mental health clinician or follow the prompts.