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The Importance of Kindness in Your GI Journey

Our host, Jacqueline Gaulin has an introspective discussion with Dr. Tara Cousineau, the author of The Kindness Cure. Dr. Tara reveals how the seemingly “soft skills” of kindness, cooperation, and generosity have a deep impact on our survival. Dr. Tara also offers practical ways to rekindle kindness from within. The Kindness Cure is Gastro Girl’s February Book of the Month! Visit to find out more about Dr. Tara’s Book.

Tara Cousineau, PhD

Tara Cousineau, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, meditation teacher, well-being researcher, and social entrepreneur. She has received numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovative Research program. Cousineau founded, and develops digital wellness tools for youth. She is affiliated with the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion at Cambridge Health Alliance in Somerville, MA. She is mindfulness trainer and chief science officer at Whil, a digital mindfulness company, and serves as a scientific advisor to She is dedicated to global efforts to spread kindness in both small ways and large.

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