Kind World

Kind World is a show about how a single act of kindness can change someone's life. In each episode, hosts and reporters Yasmin Amer and Andrea Asuaje search the world for good news stories that will restore your faith in humanity. A production of WBUR.

http://www.wbur.org/kindworld

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 8m. Bisher sind 146 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Kind World Says Goodbye


Listen in as five Kind World producers discuss how the show has grown in its seven-year run.


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   17m
 
 

Giving Can Make Us Happier


Science says giving can make us happier than having more money. Psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Dunn suggests ways to rethink the way we give in order to make it feel like a source of joy rather than an obligation.


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   10m
 
 

Encore: A Teacher's Aid


When Jenn Carson found out her father was a serial killer, she began to think she was doomed to follow a dark path. But then she met a teacher who helped her change her life forever through simple acts of kindness


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   14m
 
 

The Surprising Benefits Of Raising Kind Kids


Adam Grant, organizational psychologist at UPenn, says kids who are taught kindness and caring at an earlier age may be more likely to succeed as adults.


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   16m
 
 

Encore: A Connecting Flight


A chance meeting between a school volunteer and a Marine leads to a slew of unexpected acts of kindness. Plus, how small gifts and tokens from neighbors helped a mother and daughter as the young girl struggled with a mysterious illness.


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   12m
 
 

Feeling Lonely? You're Not Alone.


Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy shares with us the startling effects of chronic loneliness and how we can combat this public health crisis -- even in a socially distant world.


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 2020-07-13  13m
 
 

Encore: Love For The Least Loved


A man confronts his dark past and a random act of kindness that led to a 20-year philosophy.


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 2020-07-09  13m
 
 

Have More Meaningful Gatherings, Even During COVID


Priya Parker is an expert on gatherings. She gives us tips on creating deeper social bonds and more collective meaning through our get-togethers.


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 2020-07-06  14m
 
 

A Chosen Family


Six years after their story, "A Second Mother To Me," originally aired on Kind World, we catch up with Michael Tambone and Frances Schmitz to talk about the importance and power of a "chosen family."


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 2020-07-02  9m
 
 

Kindness In Your World


Our listeners share profound acts of kindness they've experienced.


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 2020-06-29  10m