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Is Happiness Truly Our End Goal?

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Most of us are running around looking to hold on to this thing called happiness, but these seem to be fleeting moments. Should we be focusing on something else instead? Listen to writer Emily Esfahani Smith’s eye opening insight in her TED Talk!

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13 minutes

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Why Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

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Why do we feel embarrassed to ask for help? The wonderful (and hilarious) TED Talk Speaker Michele L. Sullivan helps us re-frame our perspective on asking for help, and how it all starts with having a little more compassion!

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31 minutes

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Amazing Founders’ Stories: Instagram and Airbnb

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The founders of some of our favorite innovations -Instagram, Airbnb, Tom’s Shoes, Zumba – have stories of catastrophic failures followed by “ah-ha” moments. Now here’s a place for some optimism!

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15 minutes

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Here’s a Good Reason to Take a Moment Just for YOU

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What if we listened to the chatter in our minds and started treating ourselves like our own best friend? What if – when we’ve done our very best – our inner critic just accepted that, celebrated a small gain or two, even the gain of wisdom, and moved on? Here’s a very cool insight!

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12 minutes

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The Best Advice from 100-Year-Olds

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Have you wondered what advice your 100- year-old self might give you today in your current circumstances?

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21 minutes

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Tim Minchin on the Wonder of Micro-Ambitions

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Want to hear a refreshing, completely counter-intuitive take on realizing your path in life. Here’s an unlikely and brilliant source!

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9 minutes

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Dumpster Diving to Demonstrate a Better Way Forward

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Here’s a terrific fellow who would rather show us what is possible, than tell us what we should be doing. Finally, a refreshing approach to change!

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7 minutes

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Why Paddleboard to Victoria, Canada?

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Have you noticed that in our haste to make our lives easier, we actually experience far less wonder and adventure? Here’s a perspective that may feel like a gift!

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19 minutes

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Expanding Our Notions About Good Versus Bad Luck

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What makes a “great” childhood? Here’s an absolutely amazing story that points us in the direction of the right answer, while turning some of our initial impulses upside down.

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18 minutes

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What is “Family?”

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Sometimes the heart is a far better judge than the head. Here’s a beautiful answer to the question “What is Family?”

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28 minutes

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Amateurs Making Our Lives Better: Planning 2017

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People who have changed the world often started out as complete amateurs. Some of their stories are absolutely fabulous! Let’s give this whole “trying new things” some thought through the lens of remarkable amateurs.

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17 minutes

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The Key to the Search for Happiness

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In our quest for happiness, could we be starting from the wrong place. Today’s EWC thought leaders takes us through a way of thinking that might be the key to happiness! See what you think!

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10 minutes

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The Wild Potential of Embracing Our Limitations

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What if embraced our limitations? What possibilities might we discover if we just owned them and let them force us to get creative. We might actually find possibilities we would never have discovered. Take a look at how remarkable this mindset can be!

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43 minutes

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Being Thankful with Snap Judgment

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If you are looking for some insights on gratitude and happiness, here’s a new lens from which to view possibility. There’s nothing better than true stories told by master story-tellers! See what we mean by that!

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14 minutes

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The Teen Forger Who Saved the Lives of Thousands

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History is our best teacher when we hear a story told in a way that stays with us in details and imagery. Take a look at this bit of astonishing creativity…

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23 minutes

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4th Graders Can Solve World Peace! Can we?

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What if we all have the innate skills to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems, when we are in the 4th grade? Take a look at this bit of wonder!

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6 minutes

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Who Will We Become?

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What would the wise astrophysicist Carl Sagan remind us this morning?

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9 minutes

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Wonders, Just One Year Ago!

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One year ago this month there was the typical negativity in the news cycle, but there was also amazing possibility and innovation being celebrated right here! Enjoy our look back to our top 8 articles from November 2015. (Oh,.. and there’s food there!)

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Hubble: An Actual Time-Machine

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Nothing captures the human imagination quite like space, and it’s easier than ever to find a lot of space-related wonder! Take a little trip through the galactic high points with the Hubble Telescope!

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9 minutes

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When No Is Not an Answer

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What if you know your calling, and in the face of overwhelming rejection, you decide that failure is not an option. Here’s what can happen…

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47 minutes

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Can Animals Communicate Deep Thoughts and Emotions?

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Have you ever had an experience with an animal that left you certain that animals have rich emotional lives and thoughts we might relate to very well? Today’s feature will make you feel very wise.

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Don’t Accept the No

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What’s keeping us from accomplishing our dreams? What’s the primary reason holding us back? It’s not money and it’s not time. It’s fear. Here’s how to overcome that obstacle!

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46 minutes

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Kevin Kling’s “The Losses and Laughter We Grow Into”

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Good comedian/story-tellers leave us with smiles that transform us forever. Here is a delightful conversation with one of the best. This guy can help us grow into our losses.

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14 minutes

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Would Aliens Think We Were Intelligent Beings?

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Intelligence. How are we doing on that as a species? Let’s have some fun with the concept and in the end, we may even find that nice guys might be smart enough to finish FIRST! Take a look…

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10 minutes

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The Scale of Everything and Your Point Within

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We all know the universe is a gigantic expanse… but where does humanity fit within it? Check out an interactive perspective on our place in this universe!

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19 minutes

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“My Stroke of Insight”: A Scientist’s Best and Worst Day

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What happens when a brain scientist studying strokes has a stroke of her own? It’s a riveting story with a huge insight for us all! Find out in today’s featured TED Talk.

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22 minutes

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Reframing Our Relationship with Things We Can’t Control

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Dr. BJ Miller has some life experiences that can bring us to a new place in considering our own. Enjoy a little transformation here from his many stories that can help us right-size our challenges.

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18 minutes

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At Our Best, We Can Create Soaring Spaces!

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The Sistine Chapel is one of the world’s more revered artistic sites. Art historian Elizabeth Lev takes us on a journey through this magnificent space that transcends religion and culture, and gets at the essence of wonder!

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Pollination: Beauty and Key to Life

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Here’s one of the most fundamental, yet unappreciated processes on earth, filmed in a breathtaking, fascinating and curious way. You’ll never look at an apple or flower the same way again!

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