Five Ways to Lead a Happy Life of Kindness, Compassion, and Paying it Forward

Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul, and today I’m going to share five ways you can lead a happy life of kindness, compassion and paying it forward, with five stories from our bestselling book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Kindness Matters. You know there’s a lot of conversation these days about getting back to kindness in our society. Scientific studies have shown that “doing good” is not only beneficial for the recipient of the good deed, but also for the person doing it, making that person happier and healthier. So, here are five ways you can make kindness part of how you live your life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Start your days with inspiration and motivation from the best of Chicken Soup for the Soul and editor-in-chief Amy Newmark. There's nothing like learning from the personal, revealing stories of other people. Amy shares her favorite stories and the wisdom, advice, and easy-to-implement tips that thousands of people have shared in 25 + years of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Tips and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and interviews with fascinating writers and influencers on Friend Fridays. It’s Chicken Soup for the Soul to go!