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Hugs and kisses: The Health Impact of Affective Touch – Maria Cohut

We seek affection, try to establish a connection, or attempt to communicate a need. Various cultures use touch in various ways to display tenderness or respect, and other non-human primates use it to create a connection and establish social hierarchies. Recently, however, some experts have expressed concern that Western societies are experiencing a moment of … Continue reading Hugs and kisses: The Health Impact of Affective Touch – Maria Cohut

Why Following Your Passions Is Good for You (and How to Get Started) – Lizz Schumer

Before Andrew Rea started his popular “Binging With Babish” YouTube channel, he could barely get out of bed. Today, he credits the show, which inspires its three million subscribers to make their favorite “as seen on TV” dishes, with saving his life. In 2015, six months before starting the channel, Mr. Rea, a former visual … Continue reading Why Following Your Passions Is Good for You (and How to Get Started) – Lizz Schumer

20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are – Brianna Wiest

Take a deep breath. You’re doing amazing and if you doubt that just read these positive self affirmations to boost your esteem. You doubt your life. You feel miserable some days. This means you’re still open to growth. This means you can be objective and self-aware. The best people go home at the end of … Continue reading 20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are – Brianna Wiest

Practicing Self-Compassion for Mental Health – Zana Wellness

Instead thinking about a bad argument with a loved one, an emotional breakdown at work, the lady who frustrated you at the grocery store for walking slow, focus on what it was you NEEDED at that time. If you were arguing with a loved one, was it because you dislike them OR because at that … Continue reading Practicing Self-Compassion for Mental Health – Zana Wellness

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself – Marc Chernoff

Our previous article, 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself, was well received by most of our readers, but several of you suggested that we follow it up with a list of things to start doing.  In one reader’s words, “I would love to see you revisit each of these 30 principles, but instead of … Continue reading 30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself – Marc Chernoff

Teaching kids the importance of empathy can help shut down bullying | king5.com | Empathy Magazine

You have the school supplies purchased and loaded up in your child's backpack, ready to start the year on the right foot - but what about making sure your child is equipped with empathy? Establishing strong, successful relationships and friendships are vital to your child's development and growth. "Practicing empathy is really just watering the … Continue reading Teaching kids the importance of empathy can help shut down bullying | king5.com | Empathy Magazine

Bringing Men Out of Isolation with Empathy and Accountability – Justin Lioi

The mass of men lead incredibly isolated lives these days. One seemingly no-brainer solution is for men to connect with other men wherever they can: MeetUp groups, local bars, softball teams, etc. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with this idea, it’s not enough, and can actually end up doing more harm than good. Men need … Continue reading Bringing Men Out of Isolation with Empathy and Accountability – Justin Lioi

My Trauma is Not Your Thought Experiment: On Oppressive Empathy — At The Intersection

When it comes to anti-oppression work, I have a problem with empathy. Or rather, I have problem with the ways in which people with privilege and power enact so-called empathy. The ways in which it always seems to demand a centering of their thoughts, feelings, emotions, and experiences in a narrative that otherwise should be … Continue reading My Trauma is Not Your Thought Experiment: On Oppressive Empathy — At The Intersection

How Habits Can Get in the Way of Your Goals – Caroline Benner

Along the Pacific Crest Trail, hikers who set out to complete the entire 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada are especially vulnerable to quitting at two points: around mile 100 and mile 1,000. Those who make it past mile 100 are the hikers who carve out new habits amid the challenge of their new lives: … Continue reading How Habits Can Get in the Way of Your Goals – Caroline Benner

How To Teach Your Kids To Care About Other People – Caroline Bologna

As deep-seated divisions, vitriol and disturbing news fill headlines, many people are wondering what happened to the qualities of empathy and kindness in our society. In the same vein, many parents are wondering how to raise kids who will be a force for love and goodness in the face of bitterness and hate. HuffPost spoke … Continue reading How To Teach Your Kids To Care About Other People – Caroline Bologna

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