Could the stories we tell ourselves about our experiences matter more than the experiences themselves? It seems all we need is a little perspective and mindset shift to make the most of life. Here's an incredible story of how one man did exactly that.Read More
College commencement ceremonies highlight the transition from being a student to going out into the real world. The moving speech at Rollins College – a private college in Winter Park, Florida – on May 8, 2022, admonished the graduates to use their own voices and serve others. It was especially poignant because the valedictorian is a non-speaking autistic woman who never said a word.Read More
Write it down. Speak it out loud. Express it through song. Convey it through gifts. Say a little prayer. There’s every which way to cultivate the attitude of gratitude. And for those on the artsy side, there’s a jar for that.Read More
Do you have anything in your home that you're waiting for the perfect moment to use? A bottle of wine, dress, or candle, perhaps? Gillian Dunn has a special trick for how we can stop letting our candles melt in the closet, and instead decide that any moment can be special.Read More
Making hospital patients feel beautiful is the mission of the nonprofit Simply From the Heart. But it is much more than just providing glam. The organization’s volunteers – called the glam squad – lift spirits and self-esteem wherever they go.Read More
A sweet coming-of-age film has captivated audiences, including the judges at the Academy Awards. Following Ruby, a hearing teenage girl with deaf parents and a deaf brother, CODA is shining a wonderful light on the deaf community and sweeping this year's awards season.Read More
Nan Hauser has been researching humpback whales for 30 years, but she never expected that one would save her life! Let’s learn how a whale's altruistic behavior changed her life forever, and how we can return the favor.Read More
Can we reduce the chances of our friends, family, or neighbors being injured, simply by being willing to experiment on our streets? Read on to discover how we can enhance the places we love to make sense for people, not cars.Read More
Ricochet the therapy dog's work takes place not on the couch, but on the waves! Hopping on the surf board of those with PTSD or autism, Ricochet's presence provides the confidence people need to overcome the challenges they face. Check it out to see how we can get by with a little help from man's best friend.Read More
Like an elusive butterfly, happiness often escapes our grasp. But could that be because we don’t actually know what it is?Read More
For Damen Fletcher, chess is much more than a game. This inspiring California man uses chess to help young people from some of the most disadvantaged neighborhoods in Southern California and beyond to develop self-confidence and find purpose in their lives.Read More
Rates of poverty, hunger, and sickness, and many more are all falling. Here are the uplifting facts about our world that will restore your confidence in humanity and show you that despite the rampant doom and gloom, many things ARE getting better.Read More
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