Performing deliberate acts of kindness makes pre-teen children more popular with their peers, say scientists.
A team led by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, "assigned" children three acts of kindness each week for four weeks.
After the four weeks, children were happier and more liked by classmates.
The researchers say than encouraging such simple "positive acts" could help children to get along with classmates and even prevent instances of…Continue
So has 29 Gifts in 29 Days changed me?
It has. I travel through my days looking through a different lens now. Actively I look to see how and where I might give. Recently while in Maryland, I saw college kids walking among the cars stopped at traffic lights collecting money to fight cancer. In the past I would ignore them and just look straight ahead. That day I wound down the window and handed them a bill. Four miles away another pair of students were collecting for the same…Continue