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Image: A man walking down a side walk in front of an orange mural with blue writing that says "Good", using street wisdom practices.

Turn off Autopilot: See the World with Fresh Eyes Using Street Wisdom

How often are we on autopilot when we are on our routine commutes? When was the last time you really noticed your surroundings as you walked through downtown? Did you really notice the sounds of the birds when you walked into your backyard to tend the garden? We spend so much time getting from one place to another to “do things” that we hardly ever look at the spaces between those tasks and see their richness. Here's how we can change that with Street Wisdom.
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When Two Wheels Save Over Five Thousand Lives!

How many people does it take to transform the life of another? Or to change their future completely? Most of us know instinctively that the answer is one. Here's a story that starts with that 1:1 ratio and ends up at 1:5,000! What could we each be doing? Here's your inspiration to get creative with what you have.
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Bringing the Wisdom of Mothers to the Racial Divide

How do we pick up the pieces and move forward to a better world, together? Dr. Lynda sat down with the brilliant Principal Linda Cliatt-Wayman to talk about how her work turning around some of the most dangerous schools in America can inform how we start the conversations we need to have to create a better future from this moment in history.
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How to Grow Your Own Bowls, Lamps, and Baskets!

Can we seriously grow everything we need in our backyard? To explore this question, on this edition of Saturday's Around the World we're traveling to an enchanting land to meet a woman who can transform plants into almost any object you desire!
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Image: Intern standing outside in the snow with greens from their greenhouse!

The Joy of Sharing! New Wisdom On An Age-Old Cycle

Whether you're just starting out on your journey or you've become a master of your craft, you can be a part of a cycle that goes back millennia. What is this ancient cycle and how can it apply to our lives today? Let's head to the hills of Colorado and find out!
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Asking This Question Can Help Us All Feel Less Lonely!

With just one question and five words, we can change somebody's day for the better! Here's the quickest, easiest, least expensive, and most powerful way to be #HelpfulNow at a time when everyone is under so much stress. Let's all give it a try and watch as the magic happens!
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Image: Two smiling students from Kakenyas Center for Excellence!

The School that Changed an Entire Community

What if lasting social change started by getting adversaries to become advocates for some new future that everyone could imagine together and feel good about? This is how Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya started a revolutionary school that is changing the lives of generations of students!
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The Power of Saying Yes!

Changes as subtle as saying yes to new experiences can prove to be life-changing! Shonda Rhimes, an accomplished television producer, lends her wisdom from her experience with a “year of yes.”
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