#CheckingIn: R U OK?

Just a gentle reminder, it’s important to check in regularly with our friends, family and especially ourselves.


Take a look at this poem written by my dad. It's a great reminder that everyone is at their own stage in life, and we all face our own challenges and achievements differently.


Don’t you think that sometimes,

We’re all focused to achieve…

We must try and better ourselves,

It is what we all believe..


But what about those others ?

The ones who fall behind….

Do you think they don’t have,

A Successful life in mind…


You see, they have a different goal,

Just to make it through the day…

The constant battle of rejection,

Where things are not ok...


Being an under achiever,

Is not a burden or a curse…

It’s just a moment in their lives,

When things are in reverse…


Try to keep that in mind,

Don’t treat them with contempt…

As under achievers are everywhere,

And you are not exempt…


R u okay ?

That’s is what we should ask…

How’s your mate or friend,

Who's hiding behind that mask…


A simple little gesture,

That’s worth its weight in gold…

I’m sure they have some stories,

Waiting to be told…


So today and everyday,

Put a smile upon their face…

Share a joke or yarn,

It will be a better place…


by Len Newey, 2020


Kristie x