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.
Silence can teach us a lot about ourselves and others. Here’s the world’s oldest mime, Richmond Shepard, at age 87, sharing his reflections on life and communication.
Frustration can often lead to genius, and that’s certainly the case with humorist James Veitch’s response to scammer and marketing ploys on the web. Take a look at his hilarious take on trying to unsubscribe!
There’s a reason why we all gravitate toward the magic in children’s drawings. Here’s an insight that I carried with me for weeks after running across it!
There are times when human ingenuity comes in doses that are so successful and inspiring that you just want to shout it from the highest yardarm. Here’s just such a story!
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!
Is it possible to find a place on the web without an agenda anymore? And one with no bizarre advertising? And are there people doing amazing things just to make the world a better place? Yes, and you’ve found it!
Innovation is at its very best when it involves things we take completely for granted. Take School Lunches for example: now here are some remarkable, delightful and incredibly obvious insights that North Americans have almost completely missed!
Here’s how life can work out when you follow your passions and think big!
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!
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!)
What if empathy and kindness would come naturally to kids, if we just stopped micro-managing their every move? Take a look at this wonderful lesson to all of us, taught by some middle-school boys.
What happens when the sky is filled with thousands of pigeons carrying LED lights? The artist Duke Riley is reframing these creatures in a more favorable light and along the way inspiring a little wonder in us all…
It’s easy to get bogged down by things that threaten to hold us back. But today we introduce you to a woman who’s found both humor and grit in a unique perspective on taking things as they come. Take a look!
You might know the secret to happiness already! It turns out most of us experience it every day and just forget to stop and recognize it! Sounds confusing, but we will let some TED speakers explain…
Dominic Wilcox is and inventor, designer, and creative genius, his work is an inspiring reminder of why creativity can be one of the most powerful forces we possess! Here is his incredible story, and some of the work he has inspired!
This Valentine’s Day, we want to thank you for being a community that believes “it’s still an amazing world!” And celebrate the how much we love the EWC community and what it says about a world filled with possibility!
We all know what it looks like when we are without sleep, but why is it so important? It turns out that up until the 1950’s nobody had studied this question scientifically! Check out the story behind the science!
What if we were able to treat anxiety, depression, or ADHD by looking inside of our brains? This form of diagnostic imaging is now a reality, and it is helping doctors treat patients more effectively than ever before.
Have you heard 17 year old, Sam Berns’ secrets to a happy life? I watch this TED Talk periodically as a refresher course, no matter how busy I am – and maybe because of that. See why!
Want to be happier at work? Solid science predicts we actually control 90% of our happiness and only 10% is related to our circumstances! Today, Shawn Anchor tells us how to nurture the “happiness advantage” in our work and home. Amazing!
The best kind of creativity crosses all the generations. You might have seen one of these floating around the web, but don’t miss this particular example. It’s is a wonder!
Can one of the most important philosophies in life be contained in a pickle jar? It can, and it could change your life and the life of the people you love. Take a look!
Is it possible to connect with others on a deeper level, just by sharing what we are thankful for? It is! Here’s a great way to appreciate the simple things in life with the people you spend the most time with: your co-workers!
Have you ever felt like you could use the advice of a wise elder, or a loving grandparent? Maybe one clarifying perspective to reach for, moment to moment, might be helpful.
Do you have your own David and Goliath story? If so, maybe you already know the better insights in the story that most of us have missed.
Sea otters and thier caregivers have a lot to teach us about coping with stress, even if its just for 18 minutes while you take a look at todays video-shares.
We can all think of a a lot of things that makes us happy, but what if we didn’t need things and circumstances to be happy? Former biochemist turned monk Matthieu Ricard give us a leap forward on that!
What if we turned the tables on ourselves and used creativity to help us do the right thing? In today’s article, we bring you an amazing example of that genius. (11m)