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The Surprising Science of Happiness

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In today’s featured TED Talk, Dan Gilbert looks at the science of happiness and give us an insight we might use every day to create our own sense of joy, even when outcomes don’t go our way. Take a look!

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17 minutes

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Back to School with Steve Jobs: The Purpose of Education

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For the class of 2005 at Stanford University, the late Apple Computers CEO and co-Founder Steve Jobs gave a commencement address that changed their lives. And it can change yours, too. See what you think!

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6 minutes

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Labor Day is More Than Just a Day at the Beach…

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I’ve rushed around on Labor Day weekend for years without giving a thought to the essence of this holiday. How about you? Knowing a little about its history made it even more special! Take a look…

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16 minutes

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Using the Navy Seal 40% Rule to Improve Our Lives

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Have you “hit the wall” in some aspect of your life? Perhaps you feel like you’ve just run out of gas or are stuck in a rut. Here’s a very interesting insight to consider, no matter your goal! Take a look…

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23 minutes

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The Power of a Smile and a Compliment

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Is it possible to enhance another’s day with a simple smile or kind word? EWC thinks so!

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3 minutes

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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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38 minutes

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Making Struggle and Vulnerability a Good Thing!

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What could possibly be good about Struggle and Vulnerability? Don’t we spend every waking moment trying to avoid them both!? Turns out there are some amazingly valuable things to celebrate about both!

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19 minutes

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The Best Stats You’ve Ever Seen

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Despite what the negative 24-hour news cycle tells us, it turns out that the world is NOT actually going to hell in a handbasket! Things are getting better and there’s solid data to prove it! Learn more in today’s feature.

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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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23 minutes

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Khan Academy: A Free World-Class Education for All

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Have you stumbled upon the most accessible place on the web for education, at any age? There is no need to struggle ever again. A free education is available to all us us at every level!

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60 minutes

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An Interview with Ever Widening Circles!

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Have you heard the Ever Widening Circles backstory? Today, we bring you a unique piece, this time featuring our back story, how we got here, and where we are headed next!

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4 minutes

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Healing the Soul…With Ice Cream?

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Can ice cream help heal the soul? What about the community? Mikey Likes It is an ice cream shop giving out a little more. Here’s the incredible story of it’s founder Mikey…

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7 minutes

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Comfortable in Your Own Skin?

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How are you doing when it comes to loving your body: every bulge, wrinkle, stretchmark and misbehaving shaft of hair? We may be able to move that in a positive, fun direction today. Take a look!

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12 minutes

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Oh the Places You’ll Go!

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Know anyone graduating or beginning a new chapter of life? Here’s a gift to both of you! Enjoy an old childhood favorite by Dr. Seuss as read by a very unlikely source!

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17 minutes

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Introverts and The Power of Quiet

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Can Introverts and Extroverts find some common ground of understanding, where both find the best in each other? They can! And it’s a fascinating, even fun, journey!

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23 minutes

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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

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Could you be limiting your own potential with something as subtle as body language? Turns out that your body language tells others who you are, and that could be a lot different than who you want to be!

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14 minutes

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The Marshmallow Test: Predicting Success?

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What happens when you leave kids in a room, alone, with a marshmallow? The marshmallow test isn’t just hilarious, it’s actually a deeper look into human psychology!

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19 minutes

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How to Stay Calm When You’re Going Blind in Space

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What’s the scariest thing you’ve ever done? Did you come away from it transformed in a good way? Here’s a story about where the emotion of fear can be teased apart from our actual options.

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13 minutes

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Important Thank Yous for Quiet Heroes

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We should all be fist bumping a custodian. “Why?”, you might ask? Take a look!

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30 minutes

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Radiating Possibility or the Downward Spiral? Our Choice!

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Do you ever get caught up in a “downward spiral”, either in conversations or trains of thought? Here’s a world-renowned teacher to share a fascinating alternative mindset: radiating possibility!

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8 minutes

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Drones Ignite a Creative Spark

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Can technology spark a new creative wave? A collaboration between Intel and Ars Electronica to create Drone 100, a record-breaking spectacle of music, light, and technology, is changing the future of technology and the awe it can inspire.

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6 minutes

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The Soul of the Sign

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We rarely think about how the signage all around us shapes the way we see the world. Here’s a man who is keeping the soul in signs by keeping the essence of craftsmanship alive. (Sound boring? Take a look! There’s magic here.)

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9 minutes

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How Our Clicks Shape Our World

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We hardly ever think about the ways the media we consume affects us, or the power we have when it comes to dictating what we all learn from in the news. It turns out, we have more power than we think when it comes to deciding how positive, balanced, and worldly our media is!

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12 minutes

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Tower Climbing: Celebrating Safety

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Is there such a thing as “safe” tower climbing? Well,.. there’s that and a lot more we never dreamed of! Take a look. That is,.. Look if you can!

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9 minutes

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Bill Gates Drinks Sewage: Introducing the Omni Processor

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Learn about the Omni Processor which, as Bill Gates puts it, turns “poop to potable in minutes.” Learn more today on Ever Widening Circles.

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18 minutes

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Secrets to the “Happiness Advantage” at Work

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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!

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16 minutes

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

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Have you ever watched the TED Talk with the most views in history: 33 million? There’s a reason this one is on top. Great fun and a subject that can expand every single one of us, no matter our age.

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8 minutes

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Thankful for Little Things? Share Them!

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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!

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Boosting Our Creative Sparks

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Have you ever had one of those moments in the shower when a light bulb goes on in your brain, on something you’ve been wrestling with? Turns out our creative brain can be boosted! Remarkable fun insight here today!

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