We are told from a very young age to be kind to others. That seems to be a good general rule for all humans. But did you know there are scientifically proven benefits of being kind?
Acts of kindness release chemicals in the brain that can contribute to improved mood and general well-being. "We all seek a path to happiness," says Dr. Waguih William IsHak, a professor of psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai. "Practicing kindness toward others is one we know works."