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Small acts of kindness can make a big difference – here's why

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Raising awareness around being kind and showing love can elevate happiness in society. Image: Unsplash/Adam Nemeroff

Meena Andiappan
Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations, University of Toronto
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Giving attention and energy to other people may help boost a sense of meaning, making life more fulfilling and worthy of living. Image: Unsplash/Tom Parsons

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Certain types of activities with people may be more helpful in increasing positive feelings Image: Unsplash/Helena Lopes
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