Psychology & Psychiatry

When doing good boosts health, well-being

Performing acts of kindness and helping other people can be good for people's health and well-being, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. But not all good-hearted behavior is equally ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

After six months, worst of pandemic 'yet to come': WHO

Six months since the new coronavirus outbreak, the pandemic is still far from over, the World Health Organization said Monday, warning that "the worst is yet to come".

Psychology & Psychiatry

Kindness: What I've learned from 3,000 children and adolescents

After asking more than 3,000 students about kindness, I've learned a lot about just how children and adolescents understand and enact kindness, especially at school. The results might surprise parents and educators.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mayo mindfulness: Can sharing kindness help your health?

You've heard the uplifting stories: Passersby dropping scads of cash into charity collection buckets or anonymous donors paying off hospital bills for strangers. And people helping victims during storms and natural disasters. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Developing self-compassion: How to show yourself some love

(HealthDay)—A lot of importance is placed on developing self-esteem to create emotional well-being and to quiet the inner critic that causes people to doubt themselves. But even more essential to emotional wellness might ...

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