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9 Ways to Practice Community Kindness on World Kindness Day

9 Ways to Practice Community Kindness on World Kindness Day

Today is World Kindness Day. Founded in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, a coalition of NGOs from more than 27 nations around the world, this day seeks to highlight the positive impact of...
Want to Be As Nice As Mr. Rogers? Adopt a Vegetarian Diet Like He Did

Want to Be As Nice As Mr. Rogers? Adopt a Vegetarian Diet Like He...

If we could ask our four-year-old selves what they most wanted from adults, I'm guessing our answers would all be rather consistent: (vegan) ice cream at least three times a day and lots of...
Does Meditation Make You More Compassionate?

Does Meditation Make You More Compassionate?

Meditation has been practiced since around 1500 BCE, thought to have been a central focus of early Hindu schools in India. Now, meditation is used by many around the world to enhance personal health...
How to Handle Awkward Confrontations After Going Vegan

How to Handle Awkward Confrontations After Going Vegan

For many, making the decision to go vegan is an ethically, environmentally, or health motivated choice. But like any lifestyle change, it can prompt a barrage of questions, opinions, and in some cases, criticisms...
7 Ways to Live More Kindly Every Day

7 Tips for Self-Improvement and Living Kindly

A little bit of self-improvement never hurt anyone. These seven tips will have you living kindly, sleeping soundly, and maybe even making the world a slightly better place every day. 7 Tips for Self-Improvement and...

Virtual Reality Program Teaching Students Animal Compassion Arrives in U.S. Schools

A first-of-its-kind program has launched in classrooms across America. The initiative uses Virtual Reality technology to help students make the connection that farm animals are "friends, not food." The "cultivating compassion in-classroom program" is led...

Is Capitalism to Blame for Society’s Lack of Compassion?

Compassion - Is it learned? Are we born with compassion as a human trait or is it simply a learned act of kindness? The reality is, most people lack the ability to feel compassion for...