Typically, kindness doesn't top the list of survival skills needed in a women's prison. But last week, inmates around the world who call themselves "compassionistas" teamed up to see who could perform the most acts of compassion, and competed other prisons and citizens in The 2017 Compassion Games. style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-8420654331411867"
Upon flying home from Nashville to Pittsburgh on a rerouted Southwest Airlines flight, Stacy Hurt learned her suitcase was misplaced in transit. To top it all off, the bag contained essential items for her 9 a.m. chemotherapy appointment the next day. Hurt, who has been battling colon cancer since 2014,
Officer Anirut Malee of Huay Kwang Police Station in Bangkok, Thailand showed his great depth of courage and compassion when confronted with a desperate knife-wielding man at the police station. His actions quickly defused what could have been a dangerous and explosive situation. Closed circuit camera footage shows Malee calmly talking to
This animal lover dreamed up a brilliant solution for the dozens of disabled pups wandering around his city. When 40-year-old Pan Chieh isn't working as a machine operator, he is busy building homemade canine wheelchairs out of water pipes. style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-8420654331411867" data-ad-slot="1313712966"> Chieh's design, which only costs about $30 to
By Janelle Taylor, Professor, Medical Anthropology, University of Washington. Friendship helps protect against loneliness even when oldsters do not have dementia. It can be especially beneficial for those who do. sirtravelalot/Shutterstock.com Each year, in the final few hours of the last day of December, many people all across North America