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kindness

This Viral Video Has Been Viewed Over 77 Million Times. Here’s The Story Behind It

"I made a sign that said 'free hugs' and went into the city, scared absolutely shitless. I had no idea what was going to happen."

Kim Corbin
May 5 2017

This Man Has Fed 7 Million Children: Here's What He Can Teach You About True Happiness

"It really feels like so little that we do [in the end], but it has such a big impact on [people's] lives."

Will Jelbert
July 9 2016
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What I'm Learning About Resilience As An Injured Pro Athlete

Pro athlete Amelia Boone turned her stress fracture from disaster into a #SmallWin opportunity by focusing on what she could do—not dwelling on what...

Amelia Boone
June 16 2016

7 Ways To Raise Caring Kids In An All-About-Me Culture

The parenting road may be bumpy, but if you stay focused on raising a caring child, there will be no better reward: You will have raised a good human...

Michele Borba
June 7 2016

Think You're Always Right? It's Probably Ruining Your Relationship

Eckhart Tolle goes as far as to describe the need to be right as a form of violence. At its mildest, it is inflexibility. At its height, it manifests...

Roger Landry, M.D., MPH
March 29 2016

Why The Internet Is Wrong About Amanda Chantal Bacon

I took a little cruise into the gutter and stopped at some death threats and hash tags about my child, and then the most amazing thing happened.

Colleen Wachob
February 11 2016

A Simple Mindfulness Exercise To Promote Kindness & Self-Compassion

As a doctor of preventive and lifestyle medicine, I know the importance of stress management. And a key element of managing stress and finding true...

The Nonnegotiable Qualities Of A Lasting Relationship

Everybody wants to build a strong and healthy relationship, but people often don’t realize how much effort it actually takes. Though a successful...

Tyler Leslie
November 21 2015

How To Deal When A Relationship Turns Poisonous

I’ve been let down by a lot of people in my life. Friends, family, boys, bosses — you name it. When it starts to be a recurring theme in a...

Sandra Chabot Weber
April 23 2015

This Cute Cat Is A Nurse At A Polish Animal Shelter (Yes, Seriously)

I'm not even a cat person, and this got an "aww" out of me.

Emi Boscamp
April 16 2015

You've Heard Gratitude Is Good For You. Here's What Science Says

A growing body of scientific work shows that gratitude and kindness are traits that lead to higher levels of well-being. People who are grateful and...

Michael T. Murray, N.D.
March 29 2015

I'm Too Nice & That Can Be A Problem. Here's How I'm Being More Authentic

I confess: I'm a "nice-a-holic," even if that means forfeiting honesty. So this year I resolved to have my mouth and heart say the same thing. My hope...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
March 10 2015

6 Ways Anyone Can Be A Great Parent

As one year winds down and another begins, we take a moment to reflect on the job we're doing as parents and look for ways we can improve. Just having...

Stephen Cowan, M.D.
December 31 2014

12 Ways To Invite Kindness Into Your Life

Being a human can be a difficult and lonely experience at times. We all endure tragedies, setbacks, sadness, or being too busy to appreciate life. I...

Naomi Teeter
November 11 2014

If You Want To Be Attractive, Just Be Nice, Study Says

The stereotypical "mean girl" may have been the most attractive person at your high school, but according to a new paper in Personality and Individual...

Emi Boscamp
October 31 2014

How To Clear Toxic People & Relationships From Your Life

It's not always easy to end relationships that aren't working, but here are three things to consider when determining whether or not it's time to say...

Pegah Kadkhodaian
September 19 2014

50 Habits For A Happy Life

Life can feel frustrating. Maddening. Insanity-inducing, even. At times, happiness and contentment may seem achievable only in your wildest dreams.

Hannah Sentenac
July 29 2014