This article underscores the importance of “kindness” as an antidote to bullying in schools. The article also explains the many positive aspects of teaching and promoting kindness in schools including happier children, greater sense of belonging, greater peer acceptance, and less bullying, among others.Source:
Lisa Currie, Edutopia, August 10, 2915Description:
Phrases like “random acts of kindness” and “pay it forward” have become popular terms in modern society. This could perhaps be best explained by those who have identified a deficiency in their lives that can only be fulfilled by altruism. It seems there are good reasons why we can’t get enough of those addictive, feel-good emotions, as scientific studies prove there are many physical, emotional, and mental health benefits associated with kindness.
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