Arts & Culture
From artistic collaborations to creative problem solving, the arts have the power to lift us up and transform our future. These stories celebrate art, creativity, and culture in all its forms.
The Key to Success: Mistakes and Risks with Ann Makosinski (Episode #55)
What could you achieve if you gave your full attention to something without worrying about other people’s opinions on it? Today’s guest has been impacting the world for the better with her ingenious designs from the age of 15 till now.Read More
PhD Student to Farmer: Finding Your Calling in Weird Veggies
In what odd places might you find your passion? For former PhD student Arron Choi, it was his family's farm. Discovering a passion for weird veggies, Aaron's story shows that when it comes to finding our calling, we should never count out even the things that first seem odd.Read More
Settlers of Catan: How One Family’s Game Night Sparked the Fun of Millions
There is still a precious time when we can come together over life's simple pleasures: game night. And here's a story of wonder with Settlers of Catan, a worldwide classic. This game didn't come from a big corporation or fancy focus group—no, its origins are far closer to home.Read More
Get The Most Out of Your Groceries: Easy Ways to Use Food Scraps
Wait! Before you throw away that banana peel or compost your coffee grounds, you can give them another life. Here are some simple ways to start reducing waste and maximizing your grocery budget.Read More
Spreading Love and Positivity with Marco Santini
In this Happy[ness] Hour we meet Marco Santini and learn how this artist, inventor, and mentor found his life's purpose to spread love and positivity through art and education. Get a behind-the-scenes look at his art studio and learn about his most recent projects.Read More
Stoking the Flames of Tradition: How Cooking Over Fire Connects Us With Our Roots
Cooking meals over open fire has long been tradition worldwide. And now, backyard chef Derek Wolf is bringing us back to our roots by bringing it back to the mainstream. His work reminds us that when you take the time to care about what you're doing—in this case, eating in the outdoors with carefully prepared food and good people—it makes everything better.Read More
Mind, Body, Business with Hope Zvara
Living a balanced, purposeful life is possible. Business coach, yoga instructor, and entrepreneur Hope Zvara guides us in getting started.Read More
Ready, Set, Mow! Why Lawn Mowers May Be the New Race Cars
Missing a piece of the puzzle to reach your dreams? Don't sweat! With a little creativity and a dash of spunk, you can make those dreams happen. Check out this 12 hour long lawn mower race for proof!Read More
The Key to Learning? Make it Fun! Nature Comics with Rosemary Mosco
From ants with two butts to the weird and wonderful world of bird mating dances, there’s a lot of strange things going on in the natural world. This cartoonist is on a mission to make science approachable using a new medium: comics.Read More
Cultivating Empathy For Our Planet: A Message From Space with MaryLiz Bender
During this intimate discussion we’ll also dive into the harrowing journey that took MaryLiz from the remote hills of Missouri all the way to Martian lava tubes and active launchpads.Read More
Changing the Narrative and Loving Yourself with All Bodies on Bikes
Ever doubted you could do something because of the way your body looks? These two thought leaders are on a cross country journey to prove we can do anything our hearts desire and live our best, most happy lives if only we learn to let go of the unrealistic expectations and unnecessary stigmas which society imposes.Read More
Rethinking Waste: Why You’ll Want to Hang Bubble Wrap On Your Wall!
Oh snap! We’re exploring little bubbles of timeless joy through a packaging material with an unexpected history. Watch as this artist injects the Bubble Wrap you know with an entirely new sense of wonder!Read More
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