The answer so far seems to be yes, but there is a lot we still don't know about compassion training.
Teachers can help students recognize their strengths and build resilience.
A new program creates friendships—and hope for a divided America.
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Research suggests that cats may make our lives happier and healthier.
When we witness acts of goodness, we’re more likely to see our common humanity.
How can we reduce the barriers to taking political action?
A new book celebrates being a grandparent and guides us through its complexities.
One of the most in-depth meditation studies to date shows that different practices have different benefits.
The host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood taught kids critical emotional and social skills that are still relevant to adults today.
Knowing how anxiety works can help you to better support loved ones without inadvertently making their anxiety worse.
Habits are key to achieving your goals—but only if you don’t get tired of them, research suggests.
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