Be kind — it's good for you! | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Kindness reduces the emotional distance between two people, so we feel more 'bonded.' It’s something that is so strong in us that it’s actually a genetic thing. We are wired for kindness.

Our evolutionary ancestors had to learn to cooperate with one another. The stronger the emotional bonds within groups, the greater the chances of survival, so 'kindness genes' were etched into the human genome.