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The Kindness Advantage is Out on Audio Book

In commemoration of Random Acts of Kindness Day, Amanda and I am proud to announce the release of our audio book on Audible. The Kindness Advantage: Cultivating Compassionate and Connected […]

If Kindness Were a Drug, the FDA Would Approve It

Reprinted courtesy of The Journal of General Internal Medicine by Steven M. Asch MD, MPH, Dale V. Atkins PhD, Psychology, PC & Anne Walling MD, PhD “Ultimately, the secret of […]

Celebrating World Kindness Day

A perfect day! Dr. Dale Atkins (pictured), co-author of The Kindness Advantage, celebrates World Kindness Day. What is World Kindness Day? World Kindness Day is an international observance day that […]

Dr. Atkins is honored to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award from Teachers College

October 24, 2020 Dr. Atkins is honored to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award from Teachers College Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W 120th St, New York Read more

COVID-19 and Mental Illness

The current pandemic has made us hyperaware of the added risk of exposure to COVID-19, especially for those of us with underlying illnesses. Most of us tend to be compassionate and understanding, […]

Be Kind!

Kids are kind

It’s a wonderful world, when children do nice things! Here’s the link:

A source of ideas for synagogue executive director

I am enjoying your book and getting some great ideas for students/families looking for bat and bar mitzvah social action projects.

My Mother Was A Brilliant Teacher

When I was in sixth or seventh grade there was a boy in our class who came from a family of ten children. The family lived on a farm and […]

Random Kindness from a Seven Year Old

I have been following the Kindness Advantage buzz to share in the excitement with my dear friend Dale Atkins. At a neighborhood party the other evening a young boy came […]

My new purpose as a grandmother

Since I read The Kindness Advantage I feel as if I have a new purpose in life, which is to encourage acts of kindness from my grandchildren (I have 7, […]