7 Best Articles on Kindness
The most useful articles on kindness from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Kindness Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on kindness by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Small acts of kindness matter more than you think
- The psychologist Carl Rogers and the art of active listening
- The big idea: does true kindness have to be selfless?
- You're Underestimating Kindness
- The Power of Healthy Relationships at Work
Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on kindness—all under 10 minutes.
Small acts of kindness matter more than you think
Text a friend, write a thank-you note, compliment a stranger — people appreciate these gestures.
The big idea: does true kindness have to be selfless?
It feels great to give at Christmas. But does that pleasure detract from the good deed?
You're Underestimating Kindness
As a recent study shows, people consistently underestimate the impact of their kindness on others.
The Power of Healthy Relationships at Work
Research shows that leaders who prioritize relationships with their employees and lead from a place of positivity and kindness simply do better, and company culture has a bigger influence on employee…
«And when you dig deeper to explore what “happiness” at work means for employees, it comes down to positive relationships.»
Random Acts of Kindness Make a Bigger Splash Than Expected
People often underestimate the positive emotions and outcomes people who are the recipients of random acts of kindness feel.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on kindness.
The psychologist Carl Rogers and the art of active listening
To listen well is not only a kindness to others but also, as the psychologist Carl Rogers made clear, a gift to ourselves
«Rogers held that the basic challenge of listening is this: consciousnesses are isolated from one another, and there are thickets of cognitive noise between them.»
52 acts of kindness: how to spread joy in every week of 2023
Whether fostering kittens, donating blood or delivering boxes of biscuits to striking workers, there has never been a better time to help out. And it will improve your life too
«Leave a box of biscuits or a cake in the kitchen, or put bars of chocolate on your colleagues’ desks anonymously, then secretly enjoy the happy buzz it creates»
We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Kindness, including:
The School of Life
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Official Neuroscience News Twitter. Brain research news articles on neuroscience, psychology, AI, neurology, brain cancer, robotics, mental health & science.
Knowledge is the best medicine. Providing you with trustworthy health information from the halls of @Harvardmed and world-famous affiliated hospitals.
Harvard Business Review
The best ideas in business and management to help people, organizations, and economies work better.
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