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Using poetry to spread kindness

Using poetry to spread kindness

By James Logan Healthy Eagle reporters | Trapeta B. Mayson is a poet who wants her work to be meaningful and helpful to other people. She was born in Liberia, in Africa, and came to Philadelphia when she was a child. In school, she says, she felt like an outsider and...
Book review: The Star Keeper

Book review: The Star Keeper

By Dahlia, Aamilah, and Caroline Moctezuma, Davenport Healthy Press  The Star Keeper Written and illustrated by Faith Pray This book begins with a young girl who lives in a town that is dark and gray. The girl wishes for the lonely dark world to change. One day, the...
How acts of kindness build community

How acts of kindness build community

By DePaul Healthy Trailblazer Journal reporters | Editor’s note: Healthy Trailblazer Journal reporters have researched the connection between health and the communities where people live, work, study, and play. Showing kindness to others can increase feelings of...
School helps us stay healthy in many ways

School helps us stay healthy in many ways

By Davenport Healthy Press reporters | When we go to school, we learn a lot more than reading and math. Our teachers and staff also help us learn to stay healthy physically and emotionally. This is important because how we feel about school can affect our attendance...
Conducting a kindness experiment

Conducting a kindness experiment

By DePaul Healthy Trailblazer Journal reporters | Healthy Trailblazer Journal 8A reporters tried an experiment to see what would happen if they looked at another classmate for one minute and drew a picture of what they saw. But, they could not look at the paper while...
Acts of kindness help the world, experts say

Acts of kindness help the world, experts say

By Davenport Healthy Press reporters | Want to have a good day? Practice small acts of kindness. They go a long way to reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, according to research from the Greater Good Science Center at University of California,Berkeley. “The world...

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