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Adam Hoffman is a Greater Good editorial assistant.

 
 
  

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Articles: When Empathy Hurts, Compassion Can Heal

By Adam Hoffman | August 22, 2013

A new neuroscientific study shows that compassion training can help us cope with other people's distress.

 

Articles: Are Positive Emotions Good for Your Heart?

By Adam Hoffman | July 31, 2013

A new study is the first to find that happy people have less risk of a heart attack--even if their family history puts them at high risk.

 

Articles: Want to Satisfy Your Partner? Give them Some Gratitude

By Adam Hoffman | July 23, 2013

A new study shows how receiving gratitude improves people's attitudes toward their relationship.

 

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