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Artist Gary Hirsch has created 92,000+ hand-drawn robots on the back of dominos that are helping people all over the world get through challenging moments.
Read More92,000 Robots Drawn on Dominos Create Contagious Compassion with Gary Hirsch (Episode #159)
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Read MoreU-Maryland’s Do Good Institute Puts Progress on the Syllabus with Nathan Dietz & Jenny Cox (Episode #157)
U-Maryland’s Do Good Institute Puts Progress on the Syllabus with Nathan Dietz & Jenny Cox (Episode #157) The University of Maryland and its Do Good Institute is on the leading edge of a little-known, but titanic and positive shift. Turns…...
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If you had any doubt about the next generation coming up in colleges today, Kiarra Danielle Lucas will fill you with confidence in Gen Z. Today we all get a new perspective on how children can practice a kind of radical optimism, in the worst circumstances, and use it to build remarkable futures for themselves and others. Kiarra is an 18-year-old inspiration for anyone who thinks their circumstances limit their potential and her vision for the future might be just the spark you need to find exactly what you are built to contribute.Read MoreLove, Fear, and Courage: Choices that Lead to a Future of Radical Optimism with Kiarra Danielle Lucas (Episode #156)
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Kristina McKean has a story that demonstrates exactly why we should not wait to start building lives of meaning and purpose. Kristina found a way to take the skills of her working life and combine them with her lifelong passion for animal welfare. Now, she finds joy every day in her work and the impact it’s having on wildlife and a new generation of very young philanthropists through her work at The Elephant Project.Read MoreYou Can Transform Your Outrage into Action: The Proof Is In This Elephant Plushie with Kristina McKean (Episode #155)
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Sunni Brown is an intrepid and inspiring “creative” who is zooming through our world, project after project, sparking bursts of hidden potential everywhere she goes. She was named one of the “10 Most Creative People” on X (formerly Twitter), and she has been featured in every major U.S. publication: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, and CBS Sunday Morning, the latter of which has celebrated her work twice! And so will you, once you’ve enjoyed her infectious positive energy.Read MoreYour Life Is One Continuous Mistake, Just Like Everyone Else’s with Sunni Brown (Episode #154)
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In a tiny community tucked in a bend in the Alabama River, quilters are carrying on a tradition over a century old. In the past few decades, their quilts have moved from bedroom cupboards to the walls of museums across America! Here's their beautiful story.Read MoreGenerations of Love Sewn into the Quilts of Gee’s Bend
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Daniel Kish has a natural ability that has amazed over 2 billion people on this planet. He is often referred to as “The REAL Batman” because he has no eyes and yet he “sees” the world with sound, much like bats and dolphins do. He has traveled the globe unaccompanied for 25 years teaching tens of thousands to live independent lives with this remarkable adaptation. In this rousing conversation, Daniel shows how this works – and asks us all to let go of our fear of the unknown.Read MoreNavigating the World Without Sight: You Don’t Have to See the Road to Determine Your Path with Daniel Kish (Episode #153)
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Talking to yourself. Is it a sign of intelligence? Does it make you appear insane? Maybe a little of both. We’re breaking down fact from fiction about the different types of self-talk, and uncovering why the words we say to ourselves hold such immense power around our personal happiness. Read MoreBest Friend or Bully? The Power of Positive Self-Talk
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When you reach out to give feedback to anyone, be it in your work, your personal life, to a person whose content you enjoy, what is your kindness to criticism ratio? Before you provide feedback to someone in your life, here are a few things to consider. Read MoreWhen You Give Feedback, What’s Your Kindness-to-Criticism Ratio?
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Dr. Pamelo Ayo Yetunde demonstrates why we are right to look for answers to our modern problems in timeless wisdom, some of it thousands of years old. She brings together her insights from the world’s greatest wisdom traditions, philosophies, and religions to help others find peace-of-mind, timeless truths, and clarity amid the often daunting chaos in our times.Read More4,000 Years of Wisdom and We’re Still Learning with Dr. Pamela Ayo Yetunde (Episode #152)
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It’s totally normal to struggle with your mental well-being. It even happens to someone as accomplished as world champion skier Lindsey Vonn. Here are her 5 tips for improving your mental health.Read MoreHow to Improve Mental Health: 5 Tips From World Champion Lindsey Vonn