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Do This One Simple Thing to Boost the Mood of Others

During one of the hospital rounds, a team of three doctors came in and went through the standard questions, comments, and advice. Nothing new. But one doctor did something different: With her Irish dialect she offered some observations of my son over the days. She made describing him, I caught the words: “vibrant,” “hard-working,” and “inquisitive." Read More

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Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D., is the education director at the VIA Institute on Character.

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