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Small Acts of Kindness

Being kind to others is good for you. Compassion is part of human nature, with the simple act of showing kindness being a health booster. Plus, compassion flows readily like karma, from one person to the next. And you don’t have to be the extreme altruist who gives away his kidney, either.
On the Trail of Kindness

On the Trail of Kindness

By Gary Drevitch

Two new books on empathy explore both its drivers and the reasons it’s on the decline.
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A Key to a Good Life

By Harriet Lerner Ph.D.

Practice this one thing. Happiness depends on it.

Do Other People Like You?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

Hint: It helps to be kind and encouraging.
Envision Kindness

Why Volunteers Live Longer

By David Fryburg M.D.

Compassion for others is associated with a lower risk of dying.