For children, it's not always clear why, when, and how they should show kindness to others.
Doing good for others benefits our own minds and bodies, as well. We explore the science of kindness.
For educators teaching character, it helps to understand the way it is shaped by our personal experiences, environments, and relationships.
We talk with historian Christopher M. Bellitto about “the secret history of a lost virtue.”
After recovering from depression, we still hold on to negative information too strongly—and may benefit from cultivating more positive feelings.
Children living in poverty show poorer brain development. But reading for pleasure may help counteract this.
Renew your sense of gratitude by remembering acts of kindness, with social scientist and meditation teacher Eve Ekman.
A recent study finds that gratitude can improve parents' well-being and their relationships with their kids.
We gathered articles that explore the roots of peace, war, and reconciliation; offer resources for well-being and activism; and remind us of…
This month, find moments of compassion, gratitude, and resilience with your family.
The incessant pressure to perform takes a toll on children’s mental health—but there are other ways to help them find their sense of worth.
A new study finds that women, liberals, and those who have more intellectual humility make the most convincing arguments.
Rapper Rexx Life Raj shared his deepest pain in his latest album, and discovered it was one big compassion practice for his fans dealing with…
Our contributors award "Greater Goodies" to the TV shows that illuminate qualities like empathy, authenticity, Black joy, and body positivity.
What can cities do to correct racism and help all communities live longer? It starts with city planning.
Take a few minutes to reflect on someone who inspires you, and how you can embody the values you admire in them.