With everything going on in our world right now I wanted to repost an article I wrote about kindness. Because I think kindness would benefit us all as I see people hoarding supplies and avoiding each other and becoming more fearful as the days go by and the crisis worsens.

Why should we be kinder? Well, it makes us happier for one. It reduces stress and anxiety. Research suggests that kind people are often healthier and live longer. It’s calming. And it’s the right thing to do. I believe kindness is contagious. Kind acts encourage other kind acts.

You can easily be kind to each other (without touching or exposing yourself to the coronavirus) through simple acts. Here’s how.