Kindness can leave a lasting impression on both the giver and the receiver. It doesn’t demand hard work. Kindness can be as easy as saying “please” or “thank you.”

As straightforward as it is, kindness has many benefits: increased happiness, better heart health, slowed aging and improved relationships. All these benefits indirectly boost your mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Watch the science of kindness explained here.

Act on it: Incorporate small acts of kindness into your everyday life and notice the effects they have on you.  Find ideas here for random acts of kindness.