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How does practicing small acts of kindness improve my mental health?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
By practicing small acts of kindness, you will perceive yourself and others more positively. You'll also appreciate your good fortune in comparison. Pick one day a week and carry out three small acts of kindness. Research suggests that this provides a longer-lasting boost to the giver than practicing random acts of kindness spread out over the week.

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