Posts Categorized: Kind Science

Writing Your Way To Happiness

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Studies have shown that writing about oneself and personal experiences can improve mood disorders, help reduce symptoms among cancer patients, improve a person’s health after a heart attack, reduce doctor visits and even boost memory. Now researchers are studying whether…
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How Optimism Might Be Good For Your Heart

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A new study finds that an optimistic outlook on life might be good for your heart—and not in the metaphorical, warm-and-fuzzy kind of way. People with an upbeat, can-do attitude also have significantly better cardiovascular health, according to researchers at…
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You Are Built To Be Kind

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Let’s take a few minutes this dreary winter Wednesday to remind ourselves that people aren’t always the worst. In a neat little animated video published by the University of California, Berkeley, psychologist Dacher Keltner explains that we were essentially built…
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5 Ways To Raise Your Kids To Be Kind

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About 80 percent of the youth in a study said their parents were more concerned with their achievement or happiness than whether they cared for others. The interviewees were also three times more likely to agree that “My parents are…
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