The Beatles became as successful as they were in large part because of George Martin, their producer, who was often referred to as the fifth Beatle. Not only would Martin make suggestions about which songs should go on their albums, the groundbreaking recording techniques he used created some of the iconic instrumentals on their most famous songs. And Elton John wouldn’t have risen to fame without his long-term collaboration with Bernie Taupin, who wrote the lyrics to most of Elton John’s songs.
While these are exceptional examples of how the help of others can impact someone’s life, helping others with more day-to-day activities can be as powerful for the person you are helping as grand gestures or a one-time fix can have. This is especially true if someone is struggling with their mental health and well-being, and is depressed, anxious, overwhelmed, or worried. And besides the obvious ‘they need help’ motive for helping someone, there are plenty of other reasons to lend a helping hand.
In this track, we look at how to identify people that may need help, and discuss some simple ways you can help those in need.
- Learn some of the telltale signs that somebody might benefit from your help
- Learn some of the simple ways you can bring pleasure and help someone who needs it
- Anyone who suspects a friend or colleague may be struggling and wants to know how to be sure, and what to do to help.