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Spread Joy With These Random Acts of Humankindness

Nov 12, 2020

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We're living in unprecedented times, and there is a lot of uncertainty. But spreading kindness is an easy way to use human connection to provide an uplifting boost to yourself and others. In fact, a study published in 2018 shows that people who performed acts of kindness for seven days in a row experienced greater happiness themselves, and the more acts they completed, the happier they became. So what are you waiting for? Let's get started spreading humankindness together!

An infographic shares random acts of kindness that people can complete, including complimenting a stranger, writing notes to a friend, and donating to local nonprofits.

Find more ways to spread the love in our humankindness hub.

NIH | A range of kindness activities boost happiness