“Experiencing and performing acts of kindness provide an increased sense of self-worth, greater happiness, and optimism, as well as a decrease in feelings of helplessness and depression, is achieved”. (Luk, 2001)
Kindness increases SELF-ESTEEM
Children report a better sense of belonging and improved self-esteem by performing small acts of kindness for their peers and community. (Psychology Today)
Kindness improves RELATIONSHIPS
“Students who performed kind acts experienced significantly bigger increases in peer acceptance, [which] is related to a variety of important academic and social outcomes, including reduced likelihood of being bullied.” (Layous , Nelson, Oberle, et al, 2012)
Kindness boosts HEALTH
By conducting simple acts of kindness and implementing into your daily lives, studies show that your overall perspective and outlook will improve. On a biochemical level, it’s believed that positive feeling is due to elevated levels of happy hormones, known as endogenous opioids, which cause increased levels of dopamine in the brain and a natural high often referred to as “helper’s high.” (Huffington Post)
Animamos a todos los colegios de Perú a participar oficialmente en El Gran Reto de la Amabilidad - Edición Perú 🇵🇪 del 13 al 17 de septiembre de 2021!
Invitamos a todos los colegios (privados y públicos) a inscribirse a través de esta página, para que puedan recibir el paquete de documentos y materiales, incluyendo las cartillas de retos en español.
Para ayuda con la inscripción y consultas, por favor contactar a Kindness Perú / Euroamerican College, institución aliada a The Great Kindness Challenge.
¡LA AMABILIDAD IMPORTA! Dismiss