Does Act Of Kindness Affect The Giver

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Acts of kindness affect the giver, the receiver, and any onlookers. For example, in the article, “Teaching Kindness” the author states, "This boost in happiness occurs not only in the giver and receiver of kindness, but also in anyone who witnesses it.” This shows that whenever a person gives, their own happiness is boosted. The receiver is happier because they are receiving, and anyone who sees the act of kindness becomes happier too. This happens because kindness is contagious; seeing an act of kindness makes the witness want to be kind as well. Furthermore, in my kindness journal I mentioned how I listened to someone tell me about a rough time they were going through. This effects me and the person because whenever I listened to his problems
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