World Kindness Day: Good Deeds Have Positive Effects on Mind and Body

Recent articles in and, feature the Bedari Kindness Institute and Dean Hunt. Here is an excerpt from one of the articles:

If kindness is first and foremost selfless, as long as it is spontaneous and altruistic, it can also contribute to the giver’s own good and boost his or her health. In 2019, researchers in California founded the Bedari Kindness Institute as part of the University of California, Los Angeles. Its main goal is to help the public and to inspire leaders toward more kindness and to build more humane societies.

“In the midst of current world politics, violence and strife, the UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute seeks to be an antidote,” said Darnell Hunt, dean of the UCLA division of social sciences, in an announcement about its launch.

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