The Kindness Bell for Despair

The Kindness Bell for Despair

Three years ago, a friend’s 21-year old son died of heart failure in his sleep. My friend immediately dove into a well of despair. Upon hearing of her son’s passing, I reached out with the “kindness bell,” even though we had been estranged for a couple of years.  I...
Love: The Best Stress Buster

Love: The Best Stress Buster

When stressed by lab researchers, rats will bite other rats to dispel the pain of electrical shocks. What’s remarkable about that is how many mammal and bird species have the same reaction as humans do when they are stressed. While we may not go around biting other...