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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 8m. Bisher sind 149 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 1 hour 28 minutes


Kind World Presents: Selena And Me

Growing up along the US-Mexico border, Maria Garcia felt torn between her two identities as Mexican and American. But then, something changed her life. She discovered Selena — the Mexican-American pop icon who proved she didn’t have to choose. In the premiere episode of “Anything for Selena,” host Maria Garcia explores how Selena helped Maria find her own place in the world.


 2021-01-19  30m

Kind World Presents: Anything For Selena

Listen to the trailer for Anthing For Selena, a new podcast from WBUR coming in January 2021. Subscribe now so you don't miss it!


 2020-10-29  4m

Kind World Presents: Port Of Entry

The perception that the U.S.-Mexico border’s been effectively sealed shut because of the pandemic is wrong. Lots of people are crossing. Actually, the biggest, most dramatic change in who can’t cross right now; you’re not going to find those folks at the official ports of entry. Instead, you have to look inside migrant shelters, at the refugees who can’t seek asylum in the U.S. right now and are instead stuck in border towns. So that's what we do today. We talk to …


 2020-10-23  25m

Kind World Says Goodbye

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


 2020-07-30  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.


 2020-07-27  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


 2020-07-23  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.


 2020-07-20  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.


 2020-07-17  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.


 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.


 2020-07-09  13m