What Psilocybin Could Mean for End-of-Life Care

What Psilocybin Could Mean for End-of-Life Care

“There’s really a paucity of measures to help those people who are suffering with the emotional distress that comes at the end of life,” says Bossis, a clinical psychologist and clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine.

Pink Claps Back at Mom-Shamers Over Her Kids Running at Memorial

Pink Claps Back at Mom-Shamers Over Her Kids Running at Memorial

Pink had a message for mom-shamers who commented on a pic of her kids running through the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin on Sunday, July 14. She was responding to commenters who shared opinions like, “This is not definitely a hide and seek place, dear Pink.”.

How a New Children’s Book Is Promoting Kindness to Strangers

How a New Children’s Book Is Promoting Kindness to Strangers

It is also an opportunity to reinforce for children how mutually beneficial it is to perform acts of kindness toward a stranger, as well as toward more familiar people, like siblings, other family members, or friends in need.

Pink’s Husband Gives Her Motorcycle Instead of ‘Another Baby’

Pink’s Husband Gives Her Motorcycle Instead of ‘Another Baby’

Pink announced that she will no longer be posting pictures of her children on social media on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, April 22, because of negativity and parent-shaming. I’m prouder of my kids than anything I’ve ever done and I just won’t share them anymore.

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard'

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard'

Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper. Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard'.

Pink Is Done Posting About Her Kids on Social Media

Pink Is Done Posting About Her Kids on Social Media

Pink will no longer be posting pictures of her and Carey Hart ’s children, Willow, 7, and Jameson, 2, on social media. “There’s a kind way to be online,” the two-time mom explained.

Meditation Can Shift the Brain

Meditation Can Shift the Brain

Begin the meditation by offering kindness to yourself by saying silently, May I be Safe, May I be Happy, May I be Healthy, May I live with Ease .

Hotel clerk's act of kindness to boy with autism goes viral

Hotel clerk's act of kindness to boy with autism goes viral

She told TODAY Parents , “I always appreciate anybody that takes the time for anybody, but my son especially because (of) losing his dad and living with only me and his sister, he misses interacting with other males,” says Haas, explaining that Colin's father died of a brain aneurysm in 2014.The following night, when the family came back to the hotel after dinner, Hill was on shift again.

Want More Dates? Try Kindness

Want More Dates? Try Kindness

Like physical attractiveness, people are wired to choose kindness when selecting a romantic partner, especially for long-term relationships [8] [9]. Kindness also makes people look more physically attractive [11].

Parenting in a Digital Age: What Experts Are Saying

Parenting in a Digital Age: What Experts Are Saying

Guerry, who is the founder of the Institute for Responsible Online and Cellphone Communication (IROC2), says kids need empathy for one another when they use technology because they hold power over their own reputations as well as the reputations of their friends —and the long-term consequences of a poor online reputation can be devasting.

Teacher writes a letter about Florida Standards Assessments

Teacher writes a letter about Florida Standards Assessments

This year, those students are in third grade, and Poirier sat down again to write a touching letter to the group of children, to be hand-delivered to them one week before their own standardized testing would take place.

Four Ways to Turn Negative Body Thoughts Around

Four Ways to Turn Negative Body Thoughts Around

But over time, you can change the mental habit of berating your body and learn to think gentler, more accepting thoughts. You can practice kindness and compassion toward your body even when you don’t love how you look.

Opinion: YouTubers and video games aren't responsible for this tragedy

Opinion: YouTubers and video games aren't responsible for this tragedy

He was a man with an online presence on forums like 8Chan, a hotbed of racism, misogyny and violence, a place that most people with any sense of humanity avoid like the plague. PewDiePie is a Youtuber who makes videos about gaming and memes.

Mindfulness and Compassion for Parents

Mindfulness and Compassion for Parents

As I follow the stories about the college admissions scandal, I think of the wise words of the Swiss psychologist C.G. Jung, “the greatest burden a child must bear is the unlived lives of the parents.” Of course we want our children to succeed, and we don’t want them to suffer.

See Tennessee high-schoolers surprise peer with beautiful act of kindness

See Tennessee high-schoolers surprise peer with beautiful act of kindness

His biology teacher, Sonji Newman, told TODAY he goes out of his way regularly to help others. “If they don’t understand something, he’s the first one to help,” Sonji Newman, a biology teacher at the school said.

Girl with inoperable brain cancer has the sweetest wish: A letter from your dog

Girl with inoperable brain cancer has the sweetest wish: A letter from your dog

Girl with inoperable brain cancer has the sweetest wish: A letter from your dog Emma Mertens, a 7-year-old fighting brain cancer, wanted dogs to send loving messages to her and they did - from around the world.

Duchess Meghan Flower Arrangement Baby Shower Activity

Duchess Meghan Flower Arrangement Baby Shower Activity

Flowers included garden roses, coral charm peonies, Japanese lisianthus, sweet peas and ranunculus.” Meghan’s star-studded baby shower was held at The Mark Hotel in the Big Apple.

How to make mom friends: 5 ways to overcome the playground freeze-out

How to make mom friends: 5 ways to overcome the playground freeze-out

“The more people enjoy being around us, whether it’s for five minutes or a full lunch, the more their brains will to them that they would like to repeat that experience.” "These days, I look forward to school pick-up: we commiserate about the nightmare that is bedtime, make wine dates and help shepherd each other's kids to the parking lot," says Rachel Paula Abrahamson, in the red dress, posing with her friends.

Mom to man annoyed with toddler on flight: 'The problem wasn't with us, it was with you'

Mom to man annoyed with toddler on flight: 'The problem wasn't with us, it was with you'

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Mom to man annoyed with toddler on flight: 'The problem wasn't with us, it was with you' Having a crying child on your flight might seem like a nuisance, but one mom made sure to let everyone know it's even more nerve-wracking for parents.

February babies in red caps raise awareness for heart disease

February babies in red caps raise awareness for heart disease

Friday is National Wear Red Day and many infants born across the U.S. in February — designated as American Heart Month — will receive the cute accessories as part of the " Little Hats, Big Hearts" project , which draws attention to heart disease.

The Exhilaration and Angst of an Agile Mind

The Exhilaration and Angst of an Agile Mind

But an agile mind means we can make those adjustments, move around in our thoughts, and change our behaviors and approaches to ideally suit each situation. So, I build in time to get up and out of the office and change the way I think about work.

Seven Strategies to Shut Down Body Shaming Over the Holidays

Seven Strategies to Shut Down Body Shaming Over the Holidays

If you have family members prone to this kind of body talk, here are a few strategies for kind ways to redirect these conversations. Family member: "I just don’t understand why you’re not skinny like your sister."

11 Ways to Stop Overindulging Children This Holiday Season

11 Ways to Stop Overindulging Children This Holiday Season

If you are a parent who thinks we buy way too many gifts for children, I will share 11 ideas to help you curb overindulgence this holiday season. On this day family members look through toys and stuff to figure out which things they can give away.

Jennifer Meyer: There’s ‘Nothing Better in My Life’ Than My Kids

Jennifer Meyer: There’s ‘Nothing Better in My Life’ Than My Kids

Meyer exclusively told Us Weekly how proud she is of her kids at the Baby2Baby holiday party presented by Frame at the Beverly Hills hotel Montage on Sunday, December 16.

Man Gives Up First Class Seat to Mom, Sick Baby on His Birthday

Man Gives Up First Class Seat to Mom, Sick Baby on His Birthday

Florida-based mom Kelsey Rae Zwick was traveling with her 11-month-old daughter, Lucy, from Orlando to Philadelphia for a lifesaving medical treatment, when a flight attendant approached her. The flight attendant came over, just moments after Zwick and a “yelling-but-happy” Lucy had settled into their “cozy” window seat.

Mum left in tears over stranger's act of kindness on flight

Mum left in tears over stranger's act of kindness on flight

Lucy has some complex medical needs and Kelsey wrote on Facebook that the two of them were travelling from Orlando to Philadelphia to head to the Children's Hospital when something amazing happened.

Kat Von D Recalls Asking for Breastmilk Donation for Baby Son

Kat Von D Recalls Asking for Breastmilk Donation for Baby Son

Kat Von D opened up about asking for breastmilk donations after her son Leafar’s birth. “Meet our beautiful baby boy, Leafar Von D Reyes,” she wrote on Instagram.

Mom thanks stranger who taught her how to style her black daughter's hair

Mom thanks stranger who taught her how to style her black daughter's hair

Hollifield, one of the bloggers behind Momstrosity.co, explained on her blog that when she adopted her daughter, Haley, many of her black friends "pulled me aside and shared with me the importance of educating myself on African-American hair care."

3 Healthy Lies We Tell Ourselves

3 Healthy Lies We Tell Ourselves

(For a discussion of that thorny topic, see my previous blog post, "The Neuroscience of Free Will and the Illusion of 'You.'") For example, it has been argued that illusions of control may be able to impact mental and physical health outcomes by leading to the promotion of healthy behaviors.

World Kindness Day: Improving Mental Health Through Kindness

World Kindness Day: Improving Mental Health Through Kindness

Saying hello to our neighbor, offering to bag our own groceries at the store, allowing passengers into our lane on the freeway, volunteering, practicing forgiveness, and offering to help a friend without any underlying motive are all simple acts of kindness that seem to be forgotten within our society.

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