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Science Says 'Random Acts of Kindness' Week Has Astonishing Health Benefits

Science Says 'Random Acts of Kindness' Week Has Astonishing Health Benefits

by Scott Mautz (Inc.com): February 12th marks the beginning of Random Acts of Kindness week -- so get in on the acts.

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The Health Benefits of a Random Act of Kindness

The Health Benefits of a Random Act of Kindness

by Sandee LaMotte (CNN.com): Research says that spreading kindness not only helps others feel better about themselves - it can also boost the giver's health and happiness.

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Compassionate Mind, Healthy Body

Compassionate Mind, Healthy Body

By Emma Seppala (Greatergood.berkeley.edu): Compassion research is at a tipping point: Overwhelming evidence suggests compassion is good for our health and good for the world.

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How Self-Compassion Can Help You Reach Your Goals

How Self-Compassion Can Help You Reach Your Goals

By Lisa Howell, LPCA (Psychbytes.com): How you talk to yourself as you strive towards your goal is just as important as the goal you set.

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Want to Change Your Life? Try Self-Compassion

Want to Change Your Life? Try Self-Compassion

By Shauna Shapiro (Greatergood.berkeley.edu) Change can be hard. But if we practice self-compassion, it’s much more likely we’ll succeed. Shauna Shapiro is a professor, author, and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and compassion.

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8 Wonderful Psychological Effects of Being Compassionate

8 Wonderful Psychological Effects of Being Compassionate

By Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD, founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology.

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Changing the World and Ourselves Through Compassion

Changing the World and Ourselves Through Compassion

By Jill Stark, writer for The Sunday Age (Charterforcompassion.org): Charter For Compassion believes that a compassionate world is a peaceful world. We believe that a compassionate world is possible when every man, woman and child treats others as they wish to be treated--with dignity, equity and respect.

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How to Cultivate More Self-Compassion

How to Cultivate More Self-Compassion

By Allison Abrams (PsychologyToday.com): Learning to be kind to yourself: Having self-compassion means being able to recognize the difference between making a bad decision and being a bad person. When you have self-compassion, you understand that your worth is unconditional. Learn five ways to begin practicing self-compassion and stop being so hard on yourself:

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Happiness Means Loving Yourself

Happiness Means Loving Yourself

By Kristen Houghton (HuffPost.com): There is a huge difference between selfishness and practicing self-love. When you love yourself, you are your own best friend, and a best friend is always there to help, guide and be kind. In reality "being there" for yourself is a healthy way to live.

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Self-esteem: Take Steps to Feel Better About Yourself

Self-esteem: Take Steps to Feel Better About Yourself

By Mayo Clinic Staff (MayoClinic.org): Low self-esteem can negatively affect virtually every facet of your life, including your relationships, your job and your health. But you can boost your self-esteem by taking cues from types of mental health counseling.

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Increasing Self-Esteem and Happiness: 8 Steps to a Fulfilled Life

Increasing Self-Esteem and Happiness: 8 Steps to a Fulfilled Life

By Carolina Ordoñez (TinyBuddha.com): Life is a cycle. Sometimes everything is great and sometimes everything falls apart in a matter of seconds. But we can choose to see each experience as something that will help us grow and become wiser. Learn eight keys to acquiring high self-esteem, a high level of happiness and a more fulfilled life.

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10 Powerful Ways To Instantly Boost Your Self Esteem

10 Powerful Ways To Instantly Boost Your Self Esteem

By Mindvalley.com: If you suffer from low self-confidence, finding a way to boost your self-esteem can seem like a monumental task. Especially when you’re experiencing self-defeating thoughts and feelings. However, when you step back, you’ll discover that low self-esteem is really just a continuous cycle, and breaking any part of that cycle can stop the whole thing in its tracks. Here’s how to boost your self-esteem and skyrocket your personal confidence.

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