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Dr. Lynda sits down with Claudia Ruane from an amazing company, Do Nation, that is turning the loss and sacrifice model of “living sustainably” on its head and making it possible for people to change habits and feel expansive, important, and energized. Do Nation is connecting businesses and all of us as individuals—each in our own way—to small acts that can really move the needle in mitigating climate change and putting a spring back in our steps.Read MoreTurn Your Sustainability Sacrifices into a Joyful Game with Claudia Ruane (Episode #149)
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Vicki Saunders is the visionary, social entrepreneur who founded an organization called SheEO (now Coralus) which is widely renowned for supporting women who are getting the world’s to-do list done! This conversation will generate sparks for your own impact and totally validate the fact that you were right to hold out hope for humanity. Momentum is building behind an economic model that is “circular” and regenerative when it comes to expanding goodness and progress.Read MoreHow Radical Generosity Can Help You Invest in a Brighter Future with Vicki Saunders (Episode #148)
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Find Work That Matters: Sustainability-Focused Companies Want Your Talents with Hannah Phang (Episode #147)
Doing work that matters—work that really lights you up—can impact your health and longevity so much that the goal of creating that kind of working-life is fast becoming a central theme in the new world of work. People seek work that matters, but for the longest time there hasn’t been a place dedicated to helping people find that work. To solve this problem, Hannah Phang co-founded The Now Work, a platform that connects people who have world-changing skills and aspirations with world-changing work and companies who are just waiting for the right talent to come along.Read MoreFind Work That Matters: Sustainability-Focused Companies Want Your Talents with Hannah Phang (Episode #147)
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Feeling Stuck? Use Street Wisdom to Navigate the World with More Curiosity with David Pearl (Episode #139)
Having a reliable routine for getting fresh perspectives and ideas can be a sanity-saver and a path to opening up new potential almost every day for you. In this episode, we learn about just such a path with David Pearl, who is leading a movement—Street Wisdom—that can be an energizing, simple way to find answers to small daily quandaries and your most challenging problems. And best of all, it’s a free, ever changing way to boost your sense of joy, wonder and well-being.Read MoreFeeling Stuck? Use Street Wisdom to Navigate the World with More Curiosity with David Pearl (Episode #139)
Weeds are seen as pests, but what if we thought of them as miraculous, instead? Is it possible that we have been wrongfully hating weeds for years, seeing their ability to grow anywhere as a great nuisance instead of a remarkable feat?Read MoreStop and Smell the…Weeds? A Reminder that Wonder is All Around You!
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 MoreExperimenting on Our Streets to Make them Better for People, Not Cars
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To leave a legacy that helps the world, you need only go as far as your local empty lot! By bringing gardens back to the empty spaces in NYC's neighborhoods, Hattie Carthan and Liz Christy started a movement that brought life to formerly desolate spaces, and their work is still flourishing all around the city's residents today.Read MoreGrowing a Revolution: How Community Gardens are Changing Your Neighborhood!
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Get ready for a dose of awe and wonder! With lightning-fast speeds, an off-the-charts competitive nature, and beak-jousting skills that top Olympic fencers, hummingbirds are truly one of nature’s flying marvels.Read MoreHummingbirds: The Bodybuilders in Your Backyard!
Live every day you're alive by breaking your routine. Jed Jenkins quit his job, picked up his life, and lived each day to the fullest, choosing adventure and rediscovering childlike wonder for everything new. Read on to learn a little something about the beauty of spontaneity and the amazing things that come with a willingness to do what scares you.Read MoreThe Key to Living a Longer, Fuller Life? Ditch the Routine!
Could a haircut really change somebody’s life? We've all felt that boost of confidence after a great haircut before. But for the clients of The Streets Barber, a fresh haircut has a much bigger meaning. Click in to see how we can all use our talents and passions for good.Read MoreThe Barber Taking His Talent to the Streets to Change Lives
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Could a fridge on a curb change the lives of an entire community? In places where getting access to fresh healthy food is nearly impossible, neighbors, restaurants, and friends are teaming up to support and nourish each other. Here's how it works and how you can get involved!Read MoreWhy Are These Fridges Mysteriously Appearing on Street Corners?
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If you've ever felt stuck, held back, or like you just couldn't make sense of the task in front of you, here's an interesting place to start: your limitations. Using your obstacles for inspiration is just what chalk artist David Zinn does when he needs to break through his creative block. His story proves that perhaps, your roadblocks could be just what you need to create something amazing.Read MoreObstacles Can Be Inspiration—Just Look at This Chalk Artist!
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