Mental Helath

The Power Of Small Acts Of Kindness

Oct 1, 2018
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Poet and activist Cleo Wade gave a moving TED talk last year about the power of small acts of compassion and bravery.

Wade and social psychologists alike agree that acts of kindness and gratitude affect everyday lives in important ways, spreading feelings of happiness and reducing depression and anxiety.

Today on All Sides,  how acts of kindness affect individuals and society.

Cleo Wade is speaking at YWCA's fall fundraiser.

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Psychologists have created new short-term treatments to help those with psychiatric disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder. 

They’re called intensive therapy programs and can be completed in as little as two weeks, while traditional treatment plans can take months at a time.

This week on Wellness Wednesday, the rise of intensive therapy treatments, and more.