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How to Pitch Better: The Email Pitch | Daniel H. Pink

In the second short video based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human, wherein I reveal the six successors to the elevator pitch, we answer this urgent …

Loving-Kindness Meditation practice associated with longer telomeres in women

Abstract<p>Relatively short telomere length may serve as a marker of accelerated aging, and shorter telomeres have been linked to chronic stress. …

The Biology of Kindness: How It Makes Us Happier and Healthier

There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.<p>When it comes to staying healthy, both …

How to Train the Compassionate Brain

The first time I ever tried a loving-kindness meditation, I was overcome by a feeling of complete… futility. Mentally extending compassion to others …

8 Things To Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

8 Things To Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier<br>Posted by anonymous on Jun 9, 2013<p>1) Thank someone<br>First thing in the morning, send an email thanking or praising someone. Research shows this can brighten your day.<p>2) Spend money — on someone else<br>Harvard professor Michael Norton, author of Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending, explains how spending money on other people can generate more happiness than spending on yourself:<p>3) Give 5 hugs<br>People assigned to give or receive hugs 5 times a …

Random Acts of Kindness

I did something spontaneous the other day; I paid for a stranger’s breakfast.<p>Now before you go thinking this is really more than it is, the breakfast …

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Ethnoracial Concordance in the Association between Academic Self-Efficacy and Achievement During Elementary and Middle School<p>Sociological Studies of …

How Random Acts of Kindness Can Benefit Your Health

My daughter and I were on our way back to our apartment when she suddenly slipped on wet concrete in the garage. She would be confined to a wheelchair and crutches for the next several weeks. A week before her fall, I had severely sprained my left shoulder. I wasn't able to get her wheelchair into …

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11 People Paying It Forward

Take notes, these people are doing it right. Everybody loves a random act of kindness and these people are definitely committed to making a difference – big or small. So, do you think you’re an Advocate like them? Find out by taking the quiz at ArchetypeMe and discover great content for your …

22 Random Acts of Kindness That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Ever seen the movie “Pay it Forward”? The one where a boy decides to be paying a favor not back, but forward – repaying good deeds not with payback, …

26 Random Acts Of Kindness

One random act of kindess for each person killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School. Join the revolution!

Five Days of Kindness in Newport County

Help us make smiles go viral this week.<p>For the next five days tell us in the comment section or email your random act to tiverton@patch.com. If you …

Iowa Woman Celebrates Birthday with 34 Random Acts of Kindness, One for Each Year

"What if one day, everyone did one kind thing for another person?" asks Katie Jones, whose kindnesses touched strangers in Urbandale and around the …

Random Acts of Kindness Captured by Car Dashcams in Russia

When a huge meteor exploded over Russia back in February, the incident was captured by a large number of drivers who drive around with dashcams …

This Sandy Hook Elementary Teacher's Paying America's Kindness Forward

As I fled Sandy Hook Elementary on the morning of December 14, 2012, clutching two of my student's hands tightly, I thought, "thank you, thank you." …

Solo Travel: Paying Forward a Kindness on the Road

I set out on the day’s drive at 7am.<p>Some memories are stronger than others.<p>Some kindnesses stand out amongst the many received.<p>And when it is …

Karen Armstrong on How Kindness Can Change a Life

At 17, Karen Armstrong—who later in life would become a world-renowned religious scholar—entered a Roman Catholic convent. From the start, Karen had …

Kindness Is a Choice

Growing up, my dad would beat me with sandals, hangars, and belts. If he wanted to beat me, he would beat me. I would sometimes run and hide in the bathroom and lock the door hoping I'd be safe. But my dad (knowing I was afraid the dark) would cut the power and wait for me to come out.<p>I didn't have …

The 7 Warnings From Gandhi In The Final Hours Of His Life

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10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

Are These The 3 Most Awesome Jobs?

Want to learn how to tag a whale? Or dive into the highest lakes? Or go to the deepest place in the world? Come along!<p>Science writer Erin Biba has been profiling some of the most epic of gigs we’ve heard of–from tagging blue whales to exploring Mars (on Earth!) to plunging into the world’s deepest …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the last seven days, including fire-fighting from the air, stormy weather in China and an animatronic King Kong.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>Dancing robots, a pair of MiGs and a topsy-turvy tiger<p>A drone at sea, a curious lemur and a dramatic landing from space<p>Tiny …

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …