November 13, 2023

Today is World Kindness Day. The global theme is “Be Kind Wherever Possible.” In this day and age, this observance takes on an even more special meaning, and because these are cynical times as well, it’s an observance most people will either dismiss or scoff at. Yet, practicing kindness isn’t just good for society but for our own well-being; Immigration officials say migrants are coming to the US-Mexico border in historic numbers and there’s a reason why; Financial services agency says the US economy is reliving the roaring 20s. We know how that turned out; Makes sense that there may be more tolerance among same-sex couples when it comes to interracial relationships; Scientists warning us that as the planet gets hotter and glaciers and ice are melting, ancient deadly diseases may be unleashed; New research shows that stress in the younger years is enough to rewire genes in the brain; and Mexico City’s reservoirs are drying up and (finally) city officials are getting serious about it. Go beyond the headlines…

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