Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18 yrs

6 Reasons To Teach Children Kindness

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Parents want their children to do well in life, achieve success and be happy. Research shows that children who practice kindness are more successful than others. With kindness being such an important quality, won't you want your child to be kind?

Our ClipBook lists six reasons why you should teach your child to be kind.

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Increases Happiness

The study, by Lara Aknin and her colleagues in the psychology department at the University of British Columbia, builds on the idea that if altruism is a deeply rooted part of human behavior, serving ...

Reduces Bullying

It seems that we just can’t get enough of those addictive, feel-good emotions — and with good reason. Scientific studies prove that kindness has many physical, emotional, and mental health...

Lowers Stress

Engaging in acts of kindness, whether random or premeditated, can certainly go a long way toward helping the recipients of your actions feel good. But did you know...

Builds Self-Esteem

Much like any other thing we teach to our kids, it develops over time. We cannot show or tell them once and expect that the lesson is learned. Much of what we teach our children is through...

Fosters Gratitude

Giving to others can be so rewarding and fulfilling for your child and is actually a great way to show gratitude. Once they start helping others and surprising them with little treats, they develop...

Improves Mental Health

Kindness makes us happier because when we do something kind for someone else, we feel good. On a spiritual level, many people feel that this is because it is the right thing to do and so we’re tapping...

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