If you could do anything you wanted, what would it be? When Alienor Salmon was asked this question, she realized nothing would make her happier than to leave her job at the United Nations and travel through Latin America, learning from locals the dances of every country she visited along the way. On her journey, she saw how we humans constantly prioritize things that do not make us happy. But when we use happiness as a baseline for all our decisions, we can come alive.
If you’re feeling stuck in life or in an endless loop of apathy, don’t worry. You’re not alone. Here are a few ways to get out of the rut.
Living a Regenerative Life: Falling in Love with a Sustainable Future with Paul Hawken (Episode #79)
Few people believe we can come together to start fighting climate change, but Paul Hawken is one of those people. An environmentalist, entrepreneur, and author, Paul has dedicated his life to environmental sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the planet.
In what’s become a very public world, we desperately need private moments. Moments where we simply enjoy ourselves or share the moment with others who are present. Moments to praise in private, moments to celebrate and reflect. Moments where the moment itself, and our enjoyment of it, can be enough. So how can we set down our phones and make an effort to be present in the moment?
Have you long desired a career path that aligns with your personal joys and values, AND allows you to make a comfortable living? Roshan Paul has spent his professional life helping nearly 10,000 people from over sixty-five countries accelerate their careers in social impact. Today, he’s sharing his top tips for how you can make a living and make a difference, all at the same time.
How many people do we run across that we cavalierly ignore? Janitors? Waitresses? Cab drivers? Bell hops? Lawn care workers? Each of these is a human being with their own cares and dreams. So, what happened with this particular telemarketer, and what do we have to learn from it?
When you operate with an opportunity-based narrative over a fear-based one, you can move beyond fear to instead view new things with hope and excitement. This is the message of John Hagel, a Silicon Valley management consultant, entrepreneur, speaker, and author who for 40 years has been driven by a desire to help people and organizations around the world take advantage of new possibilities in this rapidly changing world. Listen in to take a journey beyond fear and change your mindset about new situations you face.
Have you ever worked so much during the day that you delay your bedtime? Instead of sleeping, you binge on the movies you’ve missed on Netflix, scroll through your social media, or catch up with people you haven’t talked to in a while? Well, there’s a name for that. And it’s called revenge bedtime procrastination. Are you doing it too?
Look out Golden Rule, the Platinum Rule is here! Check out our conversation with Annemarie Shrouder about considering kindness with diversity and inclusion in mind. How do we reach out in ways that resonate with the folx we want to impact positively?
If our brains are like toddlers running with scissors, how can we keep them in check? Dr. Kimberly Quinn, teacher of Positive Psychology, Mindcraft, and Cognitive Psychology at Champlain College in Burlington, VT, can help you do just that. This episode is packed with tips and tricks to help you train your brain and work towards a more positive way of thinking.
When the body armor that was once crucial for our protection starts to weigh us down, what do we do? How do we ensure that we no longer carry the weight of a battle we're no longer fighting? Here's Bob Glazer's advice on how we can simultaneously grow and let things go.
World class mountaineer Jimmy Chin’s usual comfort zone is tens of thousands of feet in the air. He’s conquered mountains, but what remains on his bucket list is to conquer the waves. Today, he’s coming down to sea level to try the big surf and revealing the absolute joy of learning something new.
You’re not alone in caring.
There is a wave of goodness and progress well underway, all around the world.