PsyPost: Gratitude and kindness interventions might help to increase positive emotions during the pandemic

PsyPost: Gratitude and kindness interventions might help to increase positive emotions during the pandemic. “According to the positive activity model of happiness, expressing gratitude or practicing kindness promotes well-being because it helps to satisfy basic psychological needs such as autonomy, connectedness, and competence. Researchers were interested in whether this model could be used in a 3-week online intervention to increase well-being in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.”

EXCLUSIVE: COVID survivor thanks all 116 members of Manhattan hospital team that saved his life (New York Daily News)

New York Daily News: EXCLUSIVE: COVID survivor thanks all 116 members of Manhattan hospital team that saved his life. “When the 44-year-old patient returned home May 2, he felt a gnawing need to thank them all – a total of 116 doctors, nurses, therapists and other anonymous medical heroes of the pandemic. The finance professional turned into an online detective, using a hospital app and his own insurance records to track down dozens of his benefactors across the next five months. And then, as Thanksgiving neared, he sent them all a note of deep appreciation.”