You’ve heard the old saying, “Kill them with kindness” – but what if the opposite was true? Kelli Harding, MD, MPH, is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and author of the new book, The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness. Her book provides fascinating evidence of how kindness, compassion and human connection affect the body in profound ways—and how they can improve both our physical and mental health.
In this episode, you'll learn:
- Our day-to-day social environment is key to our health and extends far beyond the doctor’s visits.
- Health is about creating positive connections to those around you and learning to navigate challenges and stress.
- To do what you can to create kindness for others.
Links and Resources
- The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness
- Instagram: @kellihardingmd
- Twitter: @HardingKelli